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More letters from the Spanish Tax Authority

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Last updated on March 19th, 2020 at 10:12 am. Who does it apply to? Non-residents with a house in Spain who have not presented their imputed income tax. Every non-resident must pay two annual property taxes: Council tax (IBI) Income tax (La Renta) payable even if you don’t rent out your property Are you at […]

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Fiscal Residency in Spain

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Last updated on May 20th, 2020 at 03:41 pm. People can think that all they need is a green civil residency certificate to prove they are resident in Spain. In this article we explain that having a certificate of fiscal residency  can be much more useful. We’re often asked the question ‘am I a resident […]

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Spanish prescription charges

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Last updated on March 19th, 2020 at 10:16 am. The new co-payment system The cost of prescriptions in Spain is increasing. The new system is being implemented in two stages: Stage 1 From 1st July anyone given a prescription in Spain should notice that it will include the percentage of the cost that they have […]

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Spanish Taxes Calendar

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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 […]

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The official Spanish ‘Boletin’

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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 […]

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Have you received this letter?

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Last updated on March 19th, 2020 at 10:32 am. 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 […]

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Income Tax in Spain for Non-residents

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Last updated on March 19th, 2020 at 10:33 am. 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 […]

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Resident Taxes in Spain

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Last updated on March 19th, 2020 at 10:34 am. 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 […]

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Council Tax in Spain

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Last updated on March 19th, 2020 at 10:35 am. 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 […]

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