The tax regime is based on the accrued and derived principle which focuses income tax on activities conducted in and from Gibraltar. In addition, there are many forms of exempt income tax (such as dividends from foreign or listed companies).
We can help establish your investment or corporate structures, seek residence and prepare and file individual or corporate tax returns. We assist clients with the application for CAT2 or HEPSS status.
12.5% for most companies.
Income Tax for individuals
There are a number of tax regimes for individuals. The personal allowance before income is taxable is currently £11,450. The primary regimes are a gross based scheme and an allowance based system (with a large number of allowed deductions).
Under the gross based system individuals are taxed as follows:
Individuals with gross assessable income not exceeding £25,000:
Individuals with gross assessable income exceeding £25,000:
Tax calculators are available at the Government website.
There are no withholding taxes on dividends, interest, or royalties paid to non-residents.
Gibraltar has treaties in place with the United Kingdom and Spain.
CAT2 & HEPSS
There are also special tax regimes available for Category 2 persons with significant assets (CAT2) and for High Executives Possessing Specialist Skills (HEPSS). These schemes limit the maximum tax payable in any year by a certificate holder.
See our CAT2 and HEPSS brochure below for further information.