How to declare rental income in tax returns

  1. Log into Tax Return on the Web when the service is available.

  2. In step 1 (Your details), check that your details are correct.

  3. Proceed to step 2 (Declare income and expenses) by clicking “Next” at the bottom of the page.

  4. Scroll down until you get to “Capital gains, such as rental income and capital losses”.

  5. Select “Rental income”. On the next page, click on the correct link according to whether you are declaring for flats, houses or other assets.

  6. A form will open in a new window. Enter the information and click “Next”.

  7. You will be shown a summary of your taxable rental income. Do not deduct interests as expenses related to rental income.

  8. Check that the interests for the debt from the purchase of the rental apartment in Finland (loan taken for the production of income) are correct, and make corrections if necessary. You can see them under Interests in the section “Deductions from capital income”.

  9. If you have other income and expenses to declare, click “Back” to continue declaring. Otherwise, click “Check your declaration and submit”.

  10. You will be shown a summary of your declaration one more time. Instead of submitting the form, you can save it. If all the information is correct, click “Submit”.

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