When you choose to relocate your company or start up a business abroad, there are a number of factors you will need to take into account in terms of how different countries, and more specifically different cultures, function. This could involve differences in tax, accounting, management etc. However, what about considering the inevitable challenge of managing diversity of cultures within your office?… Continue reading
A new reform, based on the Royal Decree – Law 3/2014, published on March 1st, came into force in order to stimulate economic growth and help create stable jobs to reduce unemployment in Spain.
The Spanish government announced a reduction of 100 euros a month in social contributions for the first two years for companies that recruit new employees regardless of their age on permanent contracts.… Continue reading
Enjoying a paella with your business colleagues, having a walk on the seaside or working in high-quality premises: make the most of your business life in Spain !
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An NIE Number (Número de Identificación de Extranjero) is a tax identification number to be used in Spain.
Both EU citizens and non-EU citizens get issued an NIE. It consists of an ‘X’ or ‘Y’ followed by 7 or 8 digits then another letter.
The NIE is not a fiscal residency identification; you can have a NIE and be fiscal resident in another country.
The NIE number is needed in order to file taxes, buy property, set up a business, open a bank account, and for almost all other forms you fill out. When forming a company, everyone who will be directors and shareholders of the company will need a NIE. This is the first step in forming a company or in buying a shelf company.… Continue reading
What about Spain? Let’s have a look at the Spanish business environment: labor force availability, telecommunication costs, access and transports quality, real estate prices, labor costs, ect.… Continue reading
You are running a business in Spain and your employees are tired and want to know when will be on holidays ?
Lets consider now the Spanish holidays and days off. They may be important when establishing your annual planning.
Here are the official days off and holidays period for 2012.
If you want to set up your own business in Spain, here are some characteristics of the Spanish working conditions you should know.
What you need to know about working time, holidays and days off, legal age, working cost, and welfare system in Spain.… Continue reading