Specialists Articles on Taxes

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Valor catastral in Spain
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...
Capital gains tax in Spain
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. Capital...
Income Tax in Spain for Non-residents
Thursday, October 1, 2015
What must I pay? You must pay for each property: Local Taxes (Council Tax, IBI) Government Taxes (Income Tax) Local Taxes These taxes are paid directly to your Town Hall or via the...
Capital gains tax in Spain
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...
Spanish Taxes Calendar
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: Who When What...
Resident taxes
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...
720 asset declaration form
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...
New Spanish tax law
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...
Spanish Complementary Tax
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
We’ve recently been reading letters in some well-known free papers from people who really have got their facts wrong. Nothing new there may be, but we feel that some of the myths around...
Changes to capital gains tax
Monday, September 29, 2014
It's perhaps a symptom of government austerity that taxation is a particular target for change. It is one of the best means of increasing revenue but must also be handled carefully if your...

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