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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.

The Driving Licence Fiasco And Too Many Back Seat Drivers

PRESS RELEASE CAB SPAIN RE  ” THE TWO YEAR RESIDENT RULE” AS ANNOUNCED BY DGT/Trafico As we wrote in our article after analysing the DGT/Trafico press release and their interpretation of the relevant European Directive on Driving

Inheritance Tax. Spain Referred To The Court Of Justice By The Eu Commission

The European Commission has decided to refer Spain to the Court of Justice of the European Union. It appears that the Spanish legislation on taxation of investments in non-resident companies does not comply with EU law. The law is alleged to be

Non Eu Nationals Who Already Hold A ‘residence Card Of A Family Member Of A Union Citizen Must Be Allowed Entry Without Restriction

The EU Court of Justice today issued a preliminary ruling which will be welcomed citizens living in other countries who have a family member who is not an EU national. Currently if they live in for example in Spain they have to apply for a resid

Automatic Exchange Of Information Within The Eu

It is often said that when America sneezes the world catches a cold, well recent US legislation has Europe reaching for the Kleenex. After committing to the American tax evasion legislation FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) the EU began

Inheritance Tax Benefits For Non-residents And Residents In Spain

The Kingdom of Spain was condemned by the Court of Justice of the European Communities in its Judgment of 3 September 2014, case C-127/12, because the Spanish regulation of the Inheritance and Gift Tax (IGT) does not comply with the principle of

It’s A Good News Day For Non-residents Inheritance Tax – Maybe Not !

I think Blogs must be like buses, there isn’t one for a while, and then two come along at the same time. On Saturday I published the proposed changes to the tax legislation following the completion of the parliamentary processes of the dra

New Intestacy Rules In England & Wales And How It Affects Expats In Spain

The entry into force on 1 October 2014 of the Inheritance and Trustees Powers Act 2014 in England and Wales poses a new scenario for expats living in Spain. If they live in Spain but still own property in the UK and they are “intestate

Nicole King Interviews Myra On Mi Marbella Radio Show 30/10/2014 – Citizens Advice Bureau Spain

Myra Interviewed by Nicole King on her Mi Marbella Radio Show.. Topics discussed: “Changing your name in Spain”   Please press “play” to hear the interview. https://www.citizensadvice.org.es/wp-content/uploads/cabspain30101

France Bans ´programmed Obsolescence´ Consumer Goods - Spain To Follow?

An example for those not familiar with the term ´Programmed Obsolescence´. This is a built-in feature that will tell your printer to stop functioning after X amount of copies, just so you will go and buy a new one. Forced consumerism in other

Residents And Rights To Non Contribution Pensions, Invalidity Pensions, Apply To Bring Your Pension Up To The Spanish Minimum Pension

Members who are residents of Spain and registered on the padron who wish to have information about: non contribution pensions, (includes and extra annual payment for pensioners in rental properties), invalidity pensions for those between the age

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