Specialists Articles on Inheritance

In-depth information written by specialists to increase your knowledge

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...
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...
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...
Clearing up worries about Spanish inheritance
Monday, November 20, 2017
One of the questions that’s most frequently asked in our offices is – how much Spanish inheritance tax will I have to pay? We receive enquiries every week from the recently bereaved who...
Spanish Inheritance tax
Monday, October 30, 2017
Until recently residents and non-residents inheriting property in Spain were treated differently when it came to inheritance tax. However, following pressure from the European Commission a modified...
Inheritance tax vs gift tax
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Making sure your loved ones benefit from your hard-earned money is a priority for the majority. You can’t take it with you but it’s nice to have control over who you’re leaving it...
A guide to Spanish inheritance
Friday, April 7, 2017
It might be uncomfortable to do, but it is important that you make plans that will help those you leave behind. There are many differences in the way inheritance works in Spain in comparison to...
How much might the inheritance tax be?
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
If you have property in Spain you will be keen to ensure that your inheritors are not burdened with a large Spanish inheritance tax bill when you die. Leaving property in Spain brings different tax...
The importance of making a Spanish Will
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
We recommend to all our clients that at some point they make a will in Spain to cover the bequeathing of their Spanish assets. In theory, a will made in their home country covers their world wide...

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