The Entrepreneur’s Guide for Spanish Market is a seven-step framework to handle foreign entrepreneurs setting up their business in Spain.
Starting your own business is not just about having a good idea. There are real steps to ensure your business a successful start. What are the elements you should consider when launching your new business? This entrepreneur’s guide was thought and written to recount your business process step by step.
The first part that we could call “pre-creation steps” highlights the work you must do before creating your company in Spain. The second part describes all the steps that you need to perform as well as documents required to start a business in Spain. The third part deals with Spanish tax matters like corporation tax, income tax, and welfare costs for self-employed entrepreneurs. Regarding the fourth part, it concerns all “post-creation steps” whose the purpose is the effective implementation of your company in Spain. This part will provide you all the necessary information to optimize the launching of your new business in Spain.
Do you want to set up a business in Spain? Do not hesitate to download for free the “Entrepreneur’s Guide for Spanish Market: how to start a business in Spain”.
March 20, 2013
Spanish Minister of Finance and Public Administrations, Cristóbal Montoro, announced that the Spanish government will approve a new measure in March 2013 regarding the payment of VAT for self-employed entrepreneurs and SMEs in Spain.
However, as also announced the Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy during the debate on the state of the Nation, this measure will come into force from January 2014. Read more
March 1, 2013
A battery of measures including the reduction of the corporate tax to 15% or reductions of contributions came into force on February 24, 2013 in Spain.
In this article: the new measures that must be put in place by the Spanish government in 2013 are a significant windfall for Spaniards and foreign entrepreneurs who may benefit from even more financial and tax advantages for their business in Spain.
Hereafter the key measures included in the Real Decreto-Ley. Read more
All posts, Spanish Taxation
February 25, 2013
What 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.
All posts, Business start-up in Spain
February 20, 2013
You want to set up your business in Spain? But, before you start, you still have some doubts remain?
You certainly said: “The crisis in Spain has weakened the market, the economic situation is critical, there is no opportunity to seize, and it is not the right time to start a business in Spain.” We will demonstrate in 15 points why it is advisable to create your company in Spain, all your doubts will be dispelled and you can finally get started on your entrepreneurship project with complete peace of mind! Read more
January 16, 2013
The most ambitious businessmen have already thought: where can I invest in 2013?
To create a business abroad you think in Switzerland or in Luxembourg because of a competitive taxation system and low taxes. Why not invest in Spain? According to analysts of the U.S. investment bank Morgan Stanley, Spain will be “one of the potential surprises of 2013″.
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.
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November 22, 2012
How can Spain attract new entrepreneurs from other countries
Culture, quality of life, access to talented professionals, technology and the opportunities that remain undiscovered make our country an attractive destination for entrepreneurship. Yago Arbeloa, president of the Association of Investors and Entrepreneurs Internet, believes that “the advantages we have are the climate, food and culture. Fancy living in Spain.”
Besides the quality of life, our country is attractive because it is part of the European Union, there is a legal certainty, is a bridge to Latin America and represents a market of 47 million people. Read more
October 23, 2012
Markets are crowded, so you must distinguish yourself from the competition. A brand will be the set of characteristics that constitute the identity of your product or service and that will help you stand out from the rest. In the following article you will see the steps to create your brand.