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Consul advice for British citizens in Spain
Monday, March 5, 2018
On Monday 12th February the British Consul, Sarah-Jane Morris, visited Torrevieja town hall to meet the public and answer questions about Brexit. In this article we share the advice she gave. We are...
Don’t let your inheritors get caught out
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
When a loved one dies that last thing you want is to struggle settling inheritance issues. Unfortunately, in Spain, the differences in procedures and laws can mean that inheritors have difficulty in...
Make sure you meet the inheritance deadline
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
When someone close to you dies the last thing you want to have to think about are the legal arrangements. Unfortunately, however great the pain might be, time is already ticking on the inheritance...
A new urban law that affects rustic properties
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Did you know that even minor home improvements and refurbishments need planning permission in Spain? The town hall must give a licence for work to go ahead or you risk a hefty financial penalty. In...
Time frame to complete the Inheritance process in Spain
Friday, February 2, 2018
Nobody is really prepared for a bereavement, but unfortunately all legalities need to be completed within a certain time limit. In our country there is no transfer of ownership from deceased to...
Spanish Tax Form declaration 720
Friday, February 2, 2018
The 720 asset declaration form was first introduced for the income year 2012. It requires residents living in Spain to record their assets over a specific value that are held in other countries. It...
Who lives in Torrevieja 2018?
Thursday, February 1, 2018
The most recent padrón statistics show changes in the local population. We look in more detail at what they tell us and why all residents should be registered. The padrón is the town census which...
Some good advice on buying and selling
Friday, January 19, 2018
You might have made the decision to buy or sell your property but where do you begin? Whether you are a seasoned Spanish property owner or just setting out, it can be confusing with many people...
Non Resident tax declaration deadline
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
December 31st was the deadline for the non-resident tax declaration. This is the form that every non-resident is required to complete annually. It’s a busy time of year and so it isn’t surprising...
Positive trends for inheritance and donation tax
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Residents and non-residents inheriting or donating property in Spain used to be treated differently when it came to tax. However, following pressure from the European Commission, a modified law was...

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