Self-employed in Spain

Learn about the new quotas for the self-employed 2023-2031

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The new quotas for the self-employed in Spain from 2023 to 2031 are undoubtedly causing a stir. Although they are still being processed and there is time for them to be improved and adapted, they should not go unnoticed. If you are self-employed or an entrepreneur, this article will be of great use to you.

 

What are the new quotas for the self-employed?

The current €294 minimum fixed contribution will be part of a progressive system of 13 tranches depending on the income received. This program will be implemented as of 2023, so that by 2031 the contribution will vary between €184 and €1,297.

As you will see, the new quotas can be described in a few words, but this is only a rough outline, so read on to learn more about the advantages and disadvantages involved.

Advantages of the new quotas for the self-employed

If you are self-employed, you will be interested to know the advantages and disadvantages of implementing the collection of these new fees.

A fair progressive system.

In short, whoever earns more, pays more. For years, the Spanish government has been evaluating the possibility of adjusting the self-employed quota to their real income, since it makes no sense for a self-employed person who earns 500 € to pay the same quota as one who earns 4,000 €.

Improve the social protection of the self-employed.

The average pension of the self-employed is 59.4% of that received by salaried workers and sick leave benefits are much lower.

This is because 85% of the self-employed contribute at the minimum rate and, although the option to contribute more exists, they do not take it. Therefore, the increase seems logical.

Sustainability of the pension system.

Currently, the Social Security pension system is considered an unviable hole that needs to be changed as soon as possible.… Continue reading

How to register a trade name in Spain?

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After defining the type of business you want to open, thinking about the name you want it to have is another fundamental step. With a great name, you will be able to differentiate your brand from all the competition. Follow these steps to register your brand name correctly and don’t let anyone get ahead of you.… Continue reading

How can you register with Social Security?

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In the world of work, both workers and employers must ensure that they register with the relevant bodies and comply with legal and tax regulations. Do you know how to register with the Social Security in Spain? Are you new to business? In this article we explain the process you must follow for the first time!… Continue reading

Is it possible to hire personnel as a freelancer in Spain?

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Tax benefits for the self-employed in Spain

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How to defer the payment of taxes in Spain?

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If you are a businessman and you have just realized that you will not be able to file your tax return on the dates established by the Tax Agency, did you know that there is a way to defer the payment of taxes in Spain? Would you like to know in which cases it applies and how the process works? Continue reading this article to learn more about it!… Continue reading

Basic guide to bookkeeping as a freelancer

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Are you self-employed? Then you may have already noticed that one of those responsibilities that will help you boost your business is to keep your financial strategy in order. In this article, we’ll give you the tips you need to get started with your accounting as a freelancer.… Continue reading

VAT exempt activities: in which cases does it apply?

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The tax declaration is one of the fiscal obligations that affects all consumers in Spain, and today we come to tell you about the case of Value Added Tax. Do you know which activities are exempt from VAT? Read on and find out about them in this article!… Continue reading

Equivalence surcharge in Spain: how it works and when it applies

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We have previously mentioned the importance of taxes in the business world, so today we want to inform you about the equivalence surcharge in Spain. Do you know what it does? In this article we will tell you about it!… Continue reading

Substitute, supplementary and corrective declarations: what are they and how to make them?

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Both companies and citizens must comply with our legal and tax obligations. The substitute, complementary and rectifying tax returns will help you to correct any error before the Tax Authorities, we explain each one, when and how to file them.… Continue reading

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