Planning for the Modelo 720. A brief analysis

JANUARY 2017 – Since 1 January 2013, the Spanish tax residents are obliged to file an annual informative tax declaration called ‘Modelo 720’ (M720), to declare the ownership of non Spanish assets that exceed 50.000 € in value, category by category. The categories and the information to be provided are as follows: Properties outside Spain You will need to declare the date of purchase, the full address, the type of property, the percentage of ownership and the purchase price (not the market value), ignoring the percentage of ownership. All types of bank accounts outside Spain You will need to declare the bank name, the full address, the type of bank account, the full bank account details (including IBAN), the date the bank account was opened, the percentage of ownership, the bank balance at 31 December and the average bank balance during the fourth quarter (ignoring the percentage of ownership). All types of investments assets (investment bonds, shares, insurance products and other related financial assets) You will need to declare the name and type of investment, the date of purchase, the type and percentage of ownership and the value at 31 December ignoring the percentage of ownership. (This information may vary depending on the type of asset, for example you will need to provide the ISIN number for share in the Stock Market). The filing of this annual declaration is […]

Bronze Visa anyone?

Residency schemes for post-Brexit buyers of Spanish property With Brexit looming ahead, local solicitor Raquel Perez explores possible residency incentives the Spanish government may put on the table for UK buyers. SURELY the British and Spanish governments will arrive out some amicable agreement which will allow Brits to continue moving to Spain unimpeded by residency requirements and other forms of red tape… right? If previous incentives by the Spanish government to boost the property market is anything to go by, we may be looking at a low level Golden Visa Scheme for UK buyers, a Bronze Visa of sorts. […]

English speaking lawyers in Spain

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How to Bring your Business to the Costa del Sol

The Costa del Sol is a very popular place. Interest in the area continues to increase, with wannabe expats from all around the world looking to come here for the chilled out lifestyle, and of course to indulge in all the delights this beautiful part of the world has to offer. Who can blame them? [...]

Things to Remember when Renting your Spanish Property

Rental contracts in Spain Things are looking good for the property market in Spain and house prices are once again on the rise after eight long years of stagnation caused by the crash, which had been especially harsh due to the unregulated housing bubble of the previous 11 years. Not only is the property market [...]

Living in Spain with Good Health

Social security payments in Spain Those considering moving to Spain, either in the near or distant future, may be feeling the draw of Spain for a variety of different reasons. The low cost of housing, the low cost of living, the proximity to other European countries, or simply the incredible beauty of the Iberian country [...]

WHAT A HOLIDAY HOME IS AND HOW TO GET IT REGISTERED – English speaking lawyers in Spain

The first decree regulating houses rented to tourists obliges those operating in this business to register them in the Registry of Tourism. The questions surrounding it are summarized in this 10 questions list. 1.- What is considered a holiday rental home? Any real estate in Andalusia offering regularly accommodation service at a price set by [...]


If you are selling your Spanish property, please be aware that you will be involved in a legal procedure and preparation of certain documents which are necessary for this process.In order to proceed, you should appoint a Spanish Lawyer and Chartered Accountant in order to carry out on your behalf  all the necessary tax forms [...]

A Quick Guide to Driving in Spain – fiscal representative Spain

When visiting or moving to another country it's important to check out some rules, laws and regulations, so that you don't get caught out unaware of something that would be unheard of back home. Contact a fiscal representative Spain - a Spanish “gestor” - for more detailed information and to find out about the necessary [...]



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