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Taxes in Spain: The complete guide

Taxes in Spain

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 you could be subject to fines or penalties if […]

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

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 countries, public services in Spain are paid for through […]

Catching the tax evaders


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 the fact that we can feature in almost a […]

Spanish Taxes Calendar


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 31th 2015 Non-resident annual tax declarations (for the year […]

The official Spanish ‘Boletin’


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 which we might expect to be approached and informed […]