Morocco

Individual - Deductions

Last reviewed - 06 September 2019

Employment expenses

The deductions from gross salary concern, mainly, social security contributions, retirement contributions, and a lump-sum deduction equal to 20% of the gross salary (with a ceiling of MAD 30,000 per year).

Pension insurance contributions

Finance Law 2015 sets the following limits for deductibility of pension insurance contributions:

  • 50% of net taxable salary for individuals receiving only salary income.
  • 50% of net taxable salary or 10% of the global taxable income for individuals receiving salary as well as other categories of revenues.
  • 10% of the global taxable income for individuals receiving revenues other than salary income.

Personal deductions

Charitable contributions

Charitable contributions are deductible if granted to organisms and societies expressly provided by the tax law.

Mortgage interest expenses

Loan interests relating to the acquisition of a main house are tax deductible up to the limit of 10% of the taxable global revenue.

Professional deductions

Professional expenses incurred in the operation of the business are generally deductible unless specifically excluded.