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How Can Citizens Advice Bureau Spain Benefit You?

As an expatriate living in Spain; do you find that the Spanish bureaucratic system can be disconcerting? Have you discovered that the simplest of transactions are difficult to conclude? Find yourself searching for answers to problems only to discover that there is nowhere where you could find a solution? I am assuming that the answer is yes and that is why should be a member of our web site if you arent already.

Uk Nationals Residing In The Eu Extension Date For Uprating Pensions

On September 1 the UK government published an update on uprating pensions on their website under the title “Uprating guarantee for UK State Pension recipients living in EU”. It is important that those affected read the body of the news ite

The Uk’s Exit From The Eu: Important Information For Uk Nationals

CAB Spain have avoided posting the numerous Uk governments notifications of their expectations for UK Nationals in the EU in the case of a no deal Brexit. Due to the change in the UK governments terminology in these papers. (the UK government ha

The Problem Persists- Private Pension Payments Post Brexit

On the 9th of October last year I posted an article about the potential legal issues faced by UK pension and insurance firms post Brexit in regard to their ability to carry on servicing their clients based in the EU. One such issue was specifica

Private Pensions Post Brexit

Nicky Morgan, the chair of the Treasury Committee has issued a warning to Chancellor Philip Hammond in a letter she wrote to him regarding Britain’s exit negotiations with the EU. The Treasury Committee is an influential Parliamentary committe

The Truth About Final Salary Pensions Part 2

On the 8th of July 2015 I published an article on the Citizens Advice Bureau Spain’s website entitled ‘The Truth About Final Salary Pensions’. This article is still available to view on the website and I strongly advise any current or defe

Your Uk State Pension Is Changing

From April 2016, there will be changes to UK pensions. Please read all about it HERE

The Truth About Final Salary Pensions

‘Defined benefit’ pension schemes also known as ‘final salary’ pension schemes have long been considered by many to be the gold standard of pensions. Defined benefit schemes operate on an ‘accrual rate’ that is usually either a 60th

A Guide To Expatriate State Pensions

The State Will Provide ??? In the Western World, welfare systems are often used as the measure by which to gauge the progressiveness of a country. As residents of Spain and expatriates of the UK we can consider ourselves very lucky to have acces

Tax Amnesty In Spain On Overseas Pension Income - Updated

On the 3rd January we published a News item about the amnesty announced by the Government starting from 1st January 2015 until the 30th June 2015. This is summarised below but the News item can be viewed here. From Thursday 1st January 2015, any

Tax Amnesty In Spain On Overseas Pension Income – Updated

In September I published a detailed blog about how there was nowhere to hide from the taxman. Since then the new legislation has been published and came into force on the 1st January 2015. As I explained in the blog the Spanish government had di

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