The income tax declaration period opened on 6 April 2016 and will remain so until 30 June 2016. This is the time for declaring all the income you generated last year i.e. 2015.… Continue reading
Let’s take a look at VAT or ‘IVA’ rates in Spain and to what they apply. Despite the fact that the government, in an attempt to confront the Spanish economic crisis, increased Spanish VAT in 2012 by 3 points, the tax rates still remains lower than the European average of 21.13%. … Continue reading
All About Intra Community VAT
This Tax number and system can sometimes be a little tricky to fully understand properly. Here is a short summary on what is it, how it applies and to whom it applies.
If you are an English entrepreneur in Spain, your company falls under foreign, and often difficult to understand, laws. Read on to find out how to pay your personal income tax according to these regulations, how to calculate it, when to pay it and of course, how best to anticipate this amount.… Continue reading
Spanish taxation and rates change annually. The government adjusts its tax policy every year according to the state of the country’s economy, to the competition with other countries, to currency etc. Therefore, the tax rate can change a few percentage points from one year to the next. The difference is minimal in terms of the numbers themselves but from the taxpayer’s point of view or from a business perspective, the financial difference can be significant.
When buying a property in Spain, no matter if it’s a new property or a resale property, you will have a number of costs and taxes which you will have to pay, in addition to the property price. It is important to take into account all costs when buying a property.
Below is a summary of the different real-estate costs that you will have to pay in Spain.… Continue reading
On December 22, 2013 new measures were taken by the Spanish government. This reform reinforces the benefits of Spanish taxation and strongly encourages entrepreneurship in Spain.
Although Spain is on its way out of the crisis, the opportunities that it has generated are still very much relevant. Indeed, if economic crises bring their share of difficulties, they are also full of opportunities for entrepreneurs.… Continue reading
Are concerned all European companies subject to VAT in a Member State which, as part of its trade exchanges with a company located in another Member State, has a tax identification number called intra-Community VAT number.
Intra-Community VAT number used to charge VAT in Europe but also allows the exemption from VAT when invoicing. In this case, must appear on the invoice your intra-Community VAT number and that of your client. Remember, it is essential that your business, as well as the business of your client, is located in the European Union.… Continue reading
The Spanish ETVE is a holding company even more advantageous than traditional Dutch and Luxembourgish holding companies.
Dividends remitted to a Spanish holding company by foreign subsidiaries are exempt from taxation. Be aware that this kind of company takes advantage of the most attractive European tax system with an exemption on profits from foreign subsidiaries which may arise from the distribution of dividends or capital gains from the sale of investments.