According to the Law no. $leiNo1$ – the Government Budget of Financial Year 2023, stated the following tax relief measures which are managed by the Financial Services Bureau:
Business Tax
Exemption of business registration tax. (View details) (Article 11)*
Land Rental
Exemption of land rental under MOP$100.00. (View details) (Article 28)*
Property Tax
Standard deduction of MOP$3,500.00 on property tax. If the taxpayer is two or more natural persons (individuals), its property tax can be similarly deducted the aforementioned amount if and only if one of them is permanent resident of Macao SAR. If the taxpayer is a legal person, individual commercial entrepreneur or non-resident of Macao SAR, it is not eligible for such deduction. (View details) (Article 22)*
The urban property tax rate for leased premises will be reduced to 8%. (View details) (Article 23)*
Profits Tax
Exemption allowance for profits tax assessment in 2022 is MOP$600,000.00. (View details) (Article 24)*
Companies, which have already registered as Group A taxpayer in the FSB, will be able to deduct from their taxable revenues 300% of the first MOP3 million spent on qualifying research and development activities, and 200% of any additional R & D expenditure, subject to a cap of MOP15 million. (View details) (Article 25)*
In 2023, the income obtained or generated in Portuguese-speaking countries shall be exempt from Profits Tax, when the relevant profits tax have been paid in that countries. (View details) (Article 26)*

Interest obtained through state debt securities, which are issued in the MSAR, as well as income obtained from the purchase and sale, redemption or other availability, shall be exempt from the profits tax. (View details) (Article 26)*
Salaries Tax
30% exemption on salaries tax and the exemption allowance for its assessment in 2023 is MOP$144,000.00. In case of the following situation: employer should withhold tax from causal worker whose daily salary is over MOP$640.00 or employee whose monthly salary is over MOP$16,000.00. Please refer to the Simulation Calculation disposal in website of FSB. In addition, exemption allowance for part-time and employee who are aged 65 or above or with permanent disability level of or above 60%, is adjusted to MOP$198,000.00. (View details) (Article 20)*
60% of the Salaries Tax paid for the assessment year 2021 will be refunded to Salaries Taxpayers who hold a Macao Resident Identity Card on 31 December 2021, up to a ceiling of MOP$14,000.00. (View details) (Article 21)*
Stamp Duty
Exemption of stamp duty on insurance contracts and banking service charges. (View details) (Article 12)*
Exemption from stamp duty on auctions of property, rights of ownership in movable or immovable property. (View details) (Article 14)*
Exemption of stamp duty on all admissions or tickets of performance, exhibition or entertainment event. (View details) (Article 15)*
The issuance and acquisition of public debts will be exempt from the applicable stamp duty. (View details) (Article 16)*
Exemption of stamp duty on putting up or placement of advertisements, signboards and publicity materials that were already exempted from the license fee by the Municipal Affairs Bureau. (View details) (Article 18)*
Stamp Duty (Conveyance of Property)
Exemption of stamp duty on the first MOP$3,000,000.00 of fixed asset value which is only applicable for Macao permanent residents, an application form “Confirmation of exemption from stamp duty” should be submitted and confirmed, this is not applicable to the taxpayers who have received such an exemption in previous years. When the immovable property is acquired by two or more taxpayers, of which only the eligible taxpayer is entitled to receive the tax exemption proportionally; moreover, as pursuant to the provision of the same article, if the acquirer of the immovable property is a couple, and either of the two is not the proprietor of the immovable property as indicated, the acquirer is entitled to receive the relevant tax exemption. (View details) (Article 13)*
Tourism Tax
Exemption of tourism tax on the goods and services rendered by luxury, class 1 and class 2 restaurants indicated in Law no. 8/2021 – Operation of Hotel Establishments and Decree Law no. 16/96/M, of April 1st. The venues exempted from tourism tax are not required to submit an M/7. (View details) (Article 17)*
Last Updated:08/02/2023
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