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New payment protections as from January 2018

As from January 2018, consumers across Spain will be more protected against fraud, theft and deception as banks become forced to take more responsibility. And shopping online will never be the same again…. The...

Stuck in the sticks? The government is offering cash to get you connected to the internet!

Stuck in the sticks? The government is offering cash to get you connected to the internet!

The national government is offering cash to help the self-employed and small businesses in rural and small urban areas gain access to high speed internet. Grants of up to €400 are available to help...

About the non resident property tax in Spain

Property owners who are not resident in Spain must pay two taxes annually – council tax (Impuesto sobre bienes inmuebles, IBI) and Non-resident tax (Impuesto de No Residentes en España, also known as the...

Official bank holiday dates for 2018

The State Gazette has published the official list of Spanish bank holidays for 2018, and here’s the summary of what we get off. National holidays There will be a total of 12 bank holidays...

Non resident inheritance

If you aren’t resident in Spain but have inherited assets located in the country, you’ll still have to file an inheritance tax form in Spain and pay the appropriate taxes. Do it quickly or...