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Inheritance tax in Spain – advice for inheritors

Inheritance tax in Spain

Last updated on September 28th, 2021 at 12:53 pm. The news that you are due to inherit a property in Spain may be a surprise or you might have known for a while. What you may be unaware of, however, is how to proceed to ensure that you really are the legal owner and how […]

Taxes in Spain: The complete guide

Taxes in Spain

Last updated on May 4th, 2023 at 12:17 pm. Taxes in Spain depend on your residency status. Both resident and non-residents have to pay taxes in Spain and make Spanish tax declarations but they are at different times of the year. We would like to remind you that taxes in Spain can be complicated and […]

What you can and can’t be taxed on in spain

Last updated on April 30th, 2020 at 05:33 pm. One thing you will soon become familiar with if you spend time in Spain are the range and variety of taxes. Most of them are the same as you would expect in your home country. However, one or two might take you by surprise. Like all […]

Catching the tax evaders


Last updated on March 17th, 2020 at 05:51 pm. Is CCTV surveillance a good or a bad thing? Most people agree that having a watchful eye in our streets and thoroughfares is a good idea. But how far should it go and when does neighbourhood watch become Big Brother? We have become almost blasé to […]

Spanish Taxes Calendar


Last updated on March 19th, 2020 at 10:27 am. The tax year in Spain coincides with the calendar year, beginning on January 1st and ending on December 31st. The main dates you need to be aware of are: Who When What Residents June 30th 2015 Resident annual tax declarations (for the year 2014) Non-residents December […]

The official Spanish ‘Boletin’


Last updated on March 19th, 2020 at 10:31 am. There are many ways in which you can be informed if you have broken the law, missed a payment or done something else that breaks a country’s rules and regulations. Recorded delivery, phone calls, perhaps even an official visit to your home are all ways in […]