Luxembourg Life Insurance advantages for Czech Residents

  • Free designation of the beneficiary or beneficiaries at any time
  • Absence of taxation if no redemption is made during the life of the contract
  • Gains taxable at a rate of 1 5% in the event of redemption or exit at the end of the contract, and must be declared in  the annual income tax return
  • Unrealised gains are not included in income tax in the event of death
  • A way of passing on assets
    • The capital payable on the death of the policyholder does not enter into the deceased’s estate.
    • Capacity to transfer capital freely to the selected beneficiaries.
    • No inheritance tax or gift tax between direct heirs or between brothers and sisters1
    • Tax optimisation is possible in the event of cross-border e states, where beneficiaries are located outside Czech Republic, thanks to the non-double taxation tax treaties signed by the Czech Republic.

1*For other types of heirs, the rate is 15%.