Specialists Articles on Inheritance

In-depth information written by specialists to increase your knowledge

Inheritance tax and donation tax
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
As speculation continues into the implications of severing ties with Europe, there are some emerging realities that we should already be contemplating. The impact on donation and inheritance tax in...
Ask Ábaco about inheritance
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Two changes within Spanish law have meant that our inheritance department has been very busy this year. In our question and answer section we try to address some of the queries that we have been...
Your will in Spain
Monday, February 15, 2016
A new inheritance law has been causing lots of discussion amongst foreigners living in Spain.  The Regulation (EU) No. 650/2012 and the creation of a European Certificate of Succession has...
Inheritance in Spain - a summary
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
People do find talking about inheritance difficult. It evokes all kinds of emotions and can be a subject we avoid until it is too late. You need to consider carefully whether you make a will in Spain...
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...
Changes to donation tax in Spain
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Some people make a choice that they would rather donate their property in Spain to family or friends rather than pass it on as inheritance when they die. Taking this decision needs careful...
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...

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