All posts, Human Resources
March 27, 2014
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. Read more
All posts, Spanish Taxation
February 24, 2014
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.
June 13, 2013
In February 2013, the Spanish government adopted an array of measures in order to develop and stimulate entrepreneurship in Spain. These measures are a boon for entrepreneurs who enjoy financial and tax benefits for their business in Spain.
The purpose of these measures is to encourage Spanish and foreigners entrepreneurs to invest in Spain. The Spanish government wants to facilitate the entrepreneurship and the employment of young people in Spain.
Four months later, the Spanish government is back with the intention to approve a draft law for entrepreneurs. Indeed, this new draft law to support entrepreneurs includes numerous measures. The purpose of this draft law is to make entrepreneurship more accessible and to encourage young people to start their own business in Spain. Read more
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