GOOD NEWS AT THE INHERITANCE TAX – NO NEWS ABOUT THE GIFTS TAX
201710.05
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GOOD NEWS AT THE INHERITANCE TAX – NO NEWS ABOUT THE GIFTS TAX

Dear readers, Again I write with good news. There are important news about the inheritance tax in Spain but the news could be certainly better. At first sight, this first line may look a bit pessimist despite the great news but surely it will be understood as not as such when I develop my explanation, in what is related to…

BYE TO PLUSVALIA TAX? HOPEFULLY SOON
201709.28
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BYE TO PLUSVALIA TAX? HOPEFULLY SOON

Perhaps I could start to explain this matter from the basics, avoiding legal terminology to make it easier to understand. When a property owner sells a property in Spain must pay a tax on the profit made when selling, this is the Capital Gains Tax (CGT). This tax is currently the 19% on the gain,…

CANCELLING MORTGAGES
201607.12
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CANCELLING MORTGAGES

The process to follow is not the same in all countries. Perhaps it may be easier to explain it with an example. Lets put the case that you have a pending balance at our mortgage of 50.000,00 €. You then decide that you would like to payoff in one go. Then the first thing to…

NEW RENTAL LAW FOR HOLIDAY APARTMENTS
201603.09
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NEW RENTAL LAW FOR HOLIDAY APARTMENTS

Dear readers, This new post is about  the Decree passed by the Government of the Autonomous Community of Andalusia on the 3rd February 2,016 about dwellings used with touristic purposes On the 3rd of February 2016 the Government of Andalusia passed a new Law that intends to provide legal rules for those properties that are regularly…

BACK TO MAIDEN NAME
201511.17
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BACK TO MAIDEN NAME

In this post we will explain about one of those things that are quite different in Spain and that can cause doubts. I’m referring to the possibility to recover the maiden name once personal circumstances changes (divorce, decease, etc). Perhaps it may convenient to introduce the subject. In Spain wives do not take the family…