Only 23% of self-catering holiday rentals are properly registered

Only one in four people who have self-catering properties listed on the Costa del Sol tourist accommodation register are actually meeting the legal obligations set out by the government, figures from the National Police show. […]

May 7th, 2018|Law, Tax|0 Comments

Hacienda Cracks Down on Cryptocurrency Tax Fraud

The Spanish tax authorities at the hacienda have requested trading information from 60 organisations which accept or trade cryptocurrency, in a bid to crack down on digital coin tax evasion. […]

April 18th, 2018|Perez Legal Group, Tax|0 Comments

What You Need to Prepare Your Spanish Tax Returns for 2016

As the time to prepare your Spanish income tax declarations for 2016 fast approaches, here is a list of the documentation & information you will need.  We’ve also included some handy pointers to help you avoid some of the more common pitfalls people often encounter. […]

February 8th, 2017|Perez Legal Group, Tax|0 Comments

Non-residents Property Imputed Income Tax explained

Non-residents who own property in Spain must submit a Property Imputed Income Tax declaration annually, due before the 31st of December for the prior fiscal year. Wealth Tax (in all its different modes) was abolished in 2008 and therefore no longer payable. Following recent tax cuts implemented by Spanish Government, Property Imputed Income Tax is the only tax which remains an annual obligation. As a non-resident owner, you should have an attorney appointed in Spain who normally is your lawyer or accountant. […]

August 10th, 2016|Tax|0 Comments


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 [...]

Inheritance tax changes

The tax reform will put an end to the discrimination suffered by non-residents as regards inheritance and donations tax. That is how it is described in an amendment presented by the PP Party in Parliament.  The change in regulations being proposed, which has been given the green light by the Tax Office, is in line [...]

March 10th, 2016|Expats in Spain, Tax|0 Comments

European Directive 650 /2012: CHANGES IN YOUR SPANISH WILL

HANGES IN THE INHERITANCE TAX FOR EU NON RESIDENT PROPERTY BUYERS The European Court of Justice has ruled that the Spanish authorities cannot charge different rates of inheritance tax for residents and non-residents. Non-residents who have been discriminated against by paying more tax than Spaniards for inheritances or gifts of property are likely to be [...]

November 10th, 2015|Tax|0 Comments

Tax obligations for non-resident property owners in Spain

Although there have been many articles discussing the implications of the recently reintroduced Property Wealth Tax, there still seems to be confusion as to who will be affected. In simplistic terms, all non-resident property owners in Spain are legally obliged to pay income tax on all rental income earned in Spain and to calculate the [...]

November 14th, 2013|Tax|0 Comments

Expats shouldn’t delay inheritance tax planning in Spain

Earlier this year, The Telegraph newspaper in the UK reported that around 60,000 British families had been wrongly charged inheritance tax on Spanish property. Unfortunately around 20,000 of these families left it too late to apply for a refund due to a strict 4-year legal time limit on recovery actions, therefore only 40,000 will be [...]

October 28th, 2013|Tax|0 Comments

New tax laws for Spanish tax residents

As a result of the tax law adaptation, you will be requested information regarding all assets & rights you hold situated abroad. Please note that you have the obligation to declare ONLY if you are fiscally resident in Spain for Tax purposes. The information required is as follows: Properties: value and purchase date. Life insurance:  [...]

April 12th, 2013|Tax|0 Comments


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