Specialists Articles on Taxes
In-depth information written by specialists to increase your knowledge
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Retirement in Spain is still a very popular choice. When better to take advantage of Spain’s beautiful climate and perfect pace of life than when you have the time to really enjoy it?
Friday, January 13, 2017
An issue that we’re often asked about is if you rent your property in Spain as a non-resident where should you pay your rental income tax? Most will accept that some tax is due to be paid...
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Like most countries, you must pay council tax in Spain. But what is it and how is it calculated? In this article Linda Robertsson Posada, from the fiscal department, explains IBI and the role...
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
As people are selling their properties both in Spain and the UK they are wanting to know what the tax implications might be. The rules around capital gains tax (CGT) can cause confusion.
Thursday, October 1, 2015
What must I pay?
You must pay for each property:
Local Taxes (Council Tax, IBI)
Government Taxes (Income Tax)
These taxes are paid directly to your Town Hall or via the...
Monday, May 18, 2015
Capital gains tax is a tax applied in most countries. If you sell your property then a proportion of the profit you’ve made should be paid to the government as tax.
In Spain, capital gains...
Thursday, April 30, 2015
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:
Monday, March 23, 2015
If you live in Spain for more than 183 days in a calendar year (and these need not be sequential) then you are a resident. This is not a matter of choice as it is sometimes presented in the...
Thursday, January 8, 2015
It’s two years ago that foreigners living in Spain were first introduced to the 720 asset declaration form. In case you are blissfully unaware, the 720 is a form on which foreigners living in...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
The new tax legislation in Spain has been debated for a while. Originally proposed in June 2014 it has now been passed and will come into force from the income year 2015. The new law brings with it...