Specialists Articles on Inheritance

In-depth information written by specialists to increase your knowledge

Changes to inheritance tax in Spain
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Inheritance in Spain works very differently to how it works in many other countries. For example, even between spouses there is no automatic transfer of ownership. If one of you should die then the...
Abandoned property
Monday, July 27, 2015
The Spanish inheritance procedure is complicated and the requirement to pay Spanish inheritance tax can make the transfer of property more difficult. Making a Spanish will can help inheritors in the...
Four steps to managing your Spanish inheritance
Friday, April 24, 2015
You have enough to cope with when someone close to you dies without adding the additional complications that come with managing Spanish inheritance. In this article we suggest four steps you might...
Inheritance claims and power of attorney
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Could your dreams of enjoying Spain, its climate and lifestyle, be taken over by a series of unfortunate events? We plan for our retirement, we look forward to putting the alarm clock away and...
Spanish inheritance tax
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
It’s been a recurring theme in the news, non-residents have been treated differently to residents when it comes to Spanish inheritance tax. After plenty of public attention, at last the law in...
Inheritors at different levels
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
In Spain there are different levels of allowance you can receive before inheritance tax must be paid. The allowance is dependent upon the inheritor’s relationship to the deceased. This...
7 answers to 7 questions making a Spanish will
Friday, January 16, 2015
It's a difficult but very important subject. We recommend to all our clients that at some point they make a Will in Spain, even if they have made provision in their home country. Here we list...
Spanish inheritance tax
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Since the summer of 2014 there has been a lot of coverage in the media regarding the EU ruling affecting Spanish inheritance and donation tax. The existing tax law in Spain was considered to be...
Purchasing Spanish property in the name of a company
Friday, November 14, 2014
Inheritance tax for non-residents has traditionally been much higher in Spain than for residents.  This has been drawn to the attention of the European courts and Spain has been told to change...
Spanish succession law and its implications
Monday, October 6, 2014
When you are living in a country that’s different to the one you were born in, many variations in the law can pass you by. Succession law in Spain is one of those that can take foreigners...

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