Self Employed Taxes

A New Law for the Self Employed (Autonomos) in Spain

Self employed persons (autonomos) and small companies represent 95% of the Spanish economy. In particular, autónomos are very relevant to the growth of the Spanish economy although there have been very few incentives to stimulate the creation of small business from a tax and social security perspective. The Spanish Government made a timid effort in … Read more

Paying Company directors what they are worth

The dubious sight of well-paid businesspeople walking away from soon to be bankrupt companies—but not before pocketing millions of Euros (in some cases hundreds of millions of Euros)—rightly raised a stink, particularly with those less fortunate employees who lost their jobs and shareholders who lost their money. It was even more unedifying when directors at … Read more

No more tax filings by hand from 2014

From 2014, the possibility of filing the tax declarations by hand will gradually be disappearing, so that they only can be submitted by internet. Last year the Spanish Government announced that the tax law would be modified so that, from 1 January 2014, all tax declarations can only be submitted electronically, so the possibility of … Read more