Specific business tax

Specific business tax (SBT)

Typs of businessTax baseTax rate (including municipal tax)
Banking and quasibankingInterest, discounts, fees, FOREX revenue, etc.3.3%
Finance, securities and credit foncierSame as banking3.3%
FactoringInterest, discounts, fees and service charges3.3%
Life insuranceInterest, fees and service charge2.75%
Pawn brokingInterest, fees and sales of pawned items2.75%
Trading in immovable propertiesGross receipts3.3%
Sale of securities on the SETGross receipts0.1% (currently exempt)

Additional types of transaction specified by Royal Decrees may also give rise to SBT obligations, such as transactions under repurchase agreements (Repos)

1 The rate of 3.3% is reduced to 0.011% for certain banking, quasi-banking, finance, securities and credit foncier business transactions.