A personal account of dealing with the UK tax office compared to Spain.
The holiday rental obligations explained in detail
Spain is introducing new measures to help with business creation
This highly politically motivated duplicate tax has already resulted in legal actions against the Government and general chaos for those concerned about tax planning for the wealthy in Spain.
Wealth tax is a political football and central Government is determined to keep it in play, regardless of how little money it raises, such is the state of Spanish politics
The differences between the way that gift tax works in the different regions of Spainis becoming ever more absurd each year
The Spanish tax office is making extensive use of Big Data to track down tax avoiders, ad is having considerable success.
Can this really be true?Well, unbelievably, perhaps. One of the promises made by the right wing parties during the December 2018 elections in Andalucía was to reduce taxes. We all know that politicians like to promise to reduce taxes and increase public spending at the same time but one of the few things that the … Read more
As part of the recent agreements of exchange of tax information subscribed by Gibraltar for cooperation in tax matters, the Gibraltar financial institutions will be reporting to the Spanish tax office the relevant tax information of all their account holders, including income on earnings, tax withheld and tax residency status. The first reporting will take … Read more
A new law was passed on 3/2/2016 to force landlords in Andalucia to register properties used for holiday letting. The fines for ignoring this law are truly draconian with a minimum of 18,000€ and maximum of 150,000€. An estimated 400,000 properties in Andalucia will be affected. This law has been several years in coming and … Read more