Specialists Articles on Inheritance

In-depth information written by specialists to increase your knowledge

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...
Non-resident inheritance tax in Spain
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
In some countries, inheritance tax applies to only the wealthy – those with estates worth an amount out of the reach of most ordinary people. This is not the case in Spain. Spanish inheritance...
Do I need to make a new will in Spain?
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
It can be difficult to plan ahead when it comes to wills in Spain and Spanish inheritance. It’s a subject we tend to avoid. However, not making the necessary arrangements and talking them...
The Spanish will registry - a bureaucratic success
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
When you first buy a Spanish property with your partner, husband, wife or even friend, you have no idea what might happen in the future. In the excitement of making the purchase your thoughts are to...
New EU legislation affecting your Spanish will
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
You may already have heard about the changes to inheritance legislation and Spanish wills in Spain. There are important changes taking place that may affect you if you are an EU citizen and a...
Putting your Spanish will in order
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Different countries have different rules about inheritance. For example, Spanish succession law requires that when someone dies two-thirds of the total inheritance must go to the children. They are...

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