Living in Spain
Spain is the most dynamic country in the tourism sector. Based on a list of 14 criteria, the World Economic Forum has determined that Spain tourism is the world leader in terms of tourism, being the country with the most dynamic tourism economy.
Spain is one of the main tourist destinations thanks to the many attractions offered by the country. In this sense, it is also important to note that our country is the second in the world with more cities listed as World Heritage Sites. In addition, Spain is the country with the highest number of blue beaches in the entire northern hemisphere. These are just some of the attractions that Spain offers its visitors.… Continue reading
One of the first requirements for starting a company in Spain is opening a bank account. However, regardless of whether you are an entrepreneur or not, you may want to open a bank account to keep control of your finances. It can be difficult to know which bank to go to and how best to go about opening an account. Click more to find out our best tips. … Continue reading
Crisis, unemployment, debt, premium risk… it seems impossible to detach Spain from these words. However, if we pay closer attention, Spain is a country full of opportunities!
In order to determine the tax residence of an individual or company, several factors must be evaluated. I encourage you to read this article dealing with the tax residence. You will find in this article some interesting information. If you do not match with these terms, then you are a Spanish tax non-resident.
Do non-residents have to pay taxes in Spain?… Continue reading
Spanish Real Estate prices have collapsed since 2008 as a result of the burst of the Real Estate bubble.
Spain is currently experiencing a Real Estate crisis unprecedented. After having more than doubled during the first years of 21st century,
Since 2008, prices have already decreased by 15% in Barcelona, 22% in Andalusia and 25% in Baleares and Canarias. According to specialists, the top decrease occurs in the Mediterranean costs area, such as the Costa del Sol, where prices have collapsed by 35%.… 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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First, we must differentiate European and non-European citizens. Indeed, only European citizens may live in Spain and become aSpanish tax resident. People from other countries cannot live nor obtain the tax residence in Spain. What are the conditions to become Spanish tax resident? The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development OECD considers 3 criterions to determine the tax residence of an individual.… 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.
Every entrepreneur and company manager in Spain should keep informed with the global and national news. Indeed, some events or changes in the social, political or economical background could have an significant impact on your company´s activity and development.
However, it is true that the language may constitute an obstacle when trying to read the national or regional newspaper. Here are some major websites prodiving information about Spain and Cataluña in English.… Continue reading