In Ecuador the payment of the municipal property must be made every year since January first, and it is important to know how much you have to pay based on what the law authorizes the municipalities to charge for taxes to real estate properties, with this said real estate properties are categorized before the law as urban property and rural property.
Urban property are those that according to the municipal planning have services such as potable water, street cleaning, and electricity.
The property tax payment for urban real estate property is subject to the following discounts:
There are deductions for rural real estate properties that are applicable according to the specific situation of the property, such as loans to improve the rural area, and in other cases there are exemptions in the payment such as if the valuation of the property is not greater than 15 unified basic salaries, for 2016 this is $366,00.
Below you can find a chart with the minimum and maximum values to be charged by the municipality as annual munipal taxes, the calculation is made based on the municipal assessment of the property.
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