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The official Spanish ‘Boletin’

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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 […]

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Have you received this letter?

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Who might receive a letter? Since the end of 2011, the Spanish Tax Authority has sent out thousands of letters to resident and non-resident property owners. They have targeted those people who have not made a tax declaration during  2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. The letter does not refer to the payment of IBI […]

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Income Tax in Spain for Non-residents

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What must I pay? You must pay for each property: Local Taxes (Council Tax, IBI) Government Taxes (Income Tax) Local Taxes These taxes are paid directly to your Town Hall or via the SUMA offices. They are a form of Council Tax. Government taxes These taxes are paid to the Agencia Tributaria (Tax Authority). They […]

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Resident Taxes in Spain

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I am resident in Spain. What should I be paying? If you are resident in Spain you have to pay two types of taxes each year: Local Taxes (Council Tax, IBI) These taxes are paid directly to your Town Hall or via the SUMA offices. Government Taxes (Income Tax) These taxes are paid to the […]

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Council Tax in Spain

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Spanish Council Tax is applicable to resident and non-resident property owners. Calculated on the rateable value of the property (valor catastral), Council Tax is applicable to resident and non-resident property owners alike. It is a municipal tax payable to the local Town Hall (in a number of areas it is referred to as SUMA as […]

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