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Should You Have To Pay The Plusvalia (town Hall Tax) On Property Sales?

The Administrative Courts have begun to annul the the plusvalia taxes on properties where property values have either devalued or remained static. This will mean that vendors of these properties should not have this tax levied when selling or tr

Interview On Convenio Especial (paying Into Nhs)

Bill Padley talks with Myra CAB Senior Adviser on the convenio especial (paying into the NHS for those not insured for healthcare in Spain). https://www.citizensadvice.org.es/wp-content/uploads/Convenio-Especial-2016-11-21.mp3

Citizens Advice Bureau Spain Gets H-app-y

Thanks to our website designer and host, we now have an attractive and useful application. This app will ensure that all citizens in Spain and those who have holiday homes or visit can access our advice and information at hand. Simple download.

Reduction In Electricity Costs For Some And Why Titles Can Be Misleading

El Supremo Anula el Bono Social y Obliga a Indemnizar a las Eléctricas (The Supreme Court Has Annulled the Subsidised Rate for Electricity ‘Bono Social’ and that the Government Must indemnify the Electricity Companies) Whilst in the main

The Uk Government Planning To Remove The 15 Years Voting Rule For Overseas Citizens

Full detail from the Gov. UK website Overseas Citizens Rights to Vote

No More Halogen Lamps For Sale As Of September 1st 2016

As of today, the first of September 2016, all through the EU, halogen lamps will only be for sale if a shop still has stock available. Stocks will not be replenished and sales of halogen lamps will gradually come to a stop. This, like the prohib

Many Still Not Aware Of The Clausula Suelo (abusive Floor Clause) In Their Mortgage Contracts

Update on the final ruling to banks expected from the European Court of Justin expected at the latter part of this year. The European Advocate General has agreed with the Madrid Supreme Court ruling that banks should only have to make repayments

Apostille Convention For The Kingdom Of Morocco.

Morocco a member of the Hague Conference since 1993 The country is also party to five of the Hague Conventions, on August 14 of this year the sixth convention has come into force. The Hague Convention of October 5 196. The Apostille Convention e

Sending Invoices Without Registering As Autonomo/self Employed

How can you do so legally? A couple of years ago we looked into this matter for one of our members. The member had been alerted to the possibility of registering as a member / ´socio´ of an ´invoicing cooperative´, with the cooperative sendi

Scam! Malaga International Services

Further to a post a few months ago where a lady in the UK was contacted by Malaga International Services. We have received an enquiry from a citizens who has been told that ” a decision in the Malaga courts concerning compensation due from

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