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Rd Adopting Urgent Measures To Simplify/improve The Level Of Assistance For Unemployment Protection

Major Reforms to Unemployment Benefits and Subsidies. Significant changes have been made to the laws governing unemployment benefits and subsidiary assistance. Below are some of the key reforms: 1. Extended Entitlement to Unemployment Benefits:

Income Tax Return Time For Spain

The deadline for declaring income and gains earned in 2023 is 1 July – have you submitted your Spanish tax return yet? Blevins Franks explains all you need to know about submitting your tax return to the Spanish authorities, including criteri

Bulgaria And Romania Join The Schengen Family

European Commission. Sunday March 31, 2024. “Today, Bulgaria and Romania join the Schengen family. We welcome the lifting of internal air and sea border checks. This is a great success for the people of both countries. It also benefits million

Change Of His Majesty’s Ambassador To Spain

Mr.  Alex Ellis CMG has been appointed His Majesty’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain and non-resident Ambassador to the Principality of Andorra in succession to Mr Hugh Elliott  who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service app

Optimise Your Financial Situation. Blevins Franks Group Sessions

Join Blevins Franks at one of their small group sessions being held on 12 March at their office in La cala de Mijas, or 19 – 20 March at their office in Marbella. Their local advisers will deliver a presentation focussed on how to optimise you

Overseas Voting Changes

Spread the word abroad! More Brits overseas can now vote. Open press release below for the link on how to register online. Overseas Voting Changes – Press Release for local authorities – Friends and Family – English_0 2 Previou

Welcoming Bulgaria And Romania To The Schengen Area

European Parliament  Border checks for air and sea travel have been lifted for Bulgaria and Romania as they move to join the Schengen area. As of 31 March, air and sea passengers travelling between Bulgaria or Romania and any

Financial Planning For A Life In Spain For The New Year

You should regularly assess your financial planning and the New Year is an ideal time to do so, especially if it’s been a while. Make it a resolution to review and safeguard your family’s long-term financial security in Spain. Furth

January 1, 2024 Andalucia Joins Other Regions And Prohibits Electric Scooters On Public Transport

These personal mobility scooters were banned from All Renfe trains in December 2023. After Barcelona, Madrid, and Mallorca, Andalucia has also implemented a ban on carrying these scooters on all public transport. This precautionary measure is te

The Uk Autumn Statement. What Does It Mean For Pensions And Tax?

What was delivered in the Autumn Statement? UK residents will benefit from the cuts in National Insurance Contributions, though income tax thresholds (which can affect British expatriates living in Spain) remain frozen. The pensions triple lock