Spanish taxation

Income Tax in Spain: Tax Return for 2016

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income tax spainAs a foreigner in Spain, you have probably already started to think about your income tax declaration for 2016. Otherwise known as the declaración de renta in Spanish.

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

VAT In Spain: A Recap

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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

How to Differentiate Between a Social and Fiscal Residence in Spain

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social fiscal residence A company should have 2 different addresses. One to determine and identify where the business activity itself takes place and another for taxation purposes. As a business owner, you will need to fully and thoroughly understand the difference between the two if you’re wanting to start a company on Spanish soil. … Continue reading

Intra Community VAT Number: What, How and Who

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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.

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Calculating Personal Income Tax in Spain: our top tips for Entrepreneurs

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personal income tax Knowing how to calculate your Personal Income Tax

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

All about the Tax Changes in Spain for 2016

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Tax-Spain-2016Personal Income Tax and General Spanish Taxation in 2016

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.

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Costs of buying a property in Spain.

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costWhen 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

New labor reforms : Why it’s the right moment to invest in Spain!

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g_llaves_manosOn 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

Intra-Community VAT number

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Intra-Community VAT numberWhat is an intra-Community VAT number?

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

Creation of holding companies in Spain: the advantages of the ETVE

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holding-spainThe 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.

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