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Demystifying the valor catastral

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Like most countries, you must pay council tax in Spain. But what is it and how is it calculated?  In this article Linda Robertsson Posada, from the fiscal department, explains IBI and the role that the valor catastral has to play. However, we would like to remind you that taxes in Spain can be complicated […]

What is the valor catastral in Spain?

The valor catastral is the rateable value of a property in Spain and is used to caculate property taxes. In some cases if there is no valor catastral, the purchase price of the property is used for the calculation. However, in our experience, this usually results in a higher tax being levied than if the […]

The Valor Catastral

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What attracted you to the property you bought in Spain? Was it the number of rooms or the size of the plot? Was it the proximity to local shops and bars or the fact that you have a large patio that takes the sun in the morning? All of these features that can influence our […]