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Road rage and Spanish roundabouts
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Once of the riskiest aspects of driving in Spain is negotiating Spanish roundabouts. It’s perhaps particularly confusing when the roundabout is on a dual carriageway. What baffles many used to...
The official Spanish 'Boletin'
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
There are many ways in which you can be informed if you have broken the law, missed a payment or done something else that breaks a country's rules and regulations. Recorded delivery, phone calls,...
The autonomous regions of Spain
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
It can be difficult for the newly arrived in Spain to get to grips with the number of different laws and what can seem to be a never-ending battle with bureaucracy here. The arrangements for many...
Making Spanish Wills
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Why is it important? We recommend to all our clients that at some point they make a will in Spain.  A will made in your home country can cover all your world wide belongings, including any you have...
Resident taxes in Spain
Thursday, September 27, 2012
I am resident in Spain. What should I be paying? If you are resident in Spain you have to pay two types of taxes each year: Local Taxes (Council Tax, IBI) These taxes are paid directly to your...
Council Tax in Spain
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Spanish Council Tax is applicable to resident and non-resident property owners. Calculated on the rateable value of the property (valor catastral), Council Tax is applicable to resident and non-...
Spanish inheritance tax examples
Thursday, September 27, 2012
How much might the inheritance tax be? Every case is unique. However, below are some case study examples to give you an idea of how much inheritance tax there might be to pay. The differences in the...
Spanish inheritance tax
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Inheritance tax applies in Spain In some countries, inheritance tax only applies when there is a very large estate. However, this is not the case in Spain. Spanish inheritance tax applies in the...
Validation of legal documents in Spain
Thursday, August 2, 2012
A Power of Attorney in Spain, called a ‘Poder Notarial’ in Spanish, is a document by which you name a trusted person to represent you in certain transactions. For example, you might have someone to...
Selling property in Spain - documents needed
Friday, July 27, 2012
Selling  property in Spain – documents needed Where do you start when it comes to selling your property in Spain? Perhaps the first and foremost necessity in the current climate is a buyer. If you...

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