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Opening a Bank Account in Spain

Opening a Bank Account in Spain

When you are thinking about relocating, starting a business or buying property in Spain, one of the things you will think about is a Spanish bank account, and how this will work. In this article, we will explain all you need to know about Spanish…
Invoices in Spain

Invoices in Spain: Types, Formats, Regulations, and More

Invoices in Spain are an important part for Spanish tax authorities to keep control of companies' taxes payments. They document the income and expenses of a business and play a key role in tax filings. Invoices are also a valuable source of…
VAT Spain

VAT Spain: Rates, Types, Meaning, Due dates, and FAQ

The VAT rate in Spain is 21%. VAT stands for "Value added tax" and it's a tax in Spain that has to be paid when selling goods and services. In Spain VAT is called the IVA, which stands for (Impuesto sobre el valor añadido). In this article,…
Corporate Income Tax in Spain

Corporate Tax Spain: Rate, Due Dates, and Laws

Spain has its own set of corporate tax laws and owns corporate tax rates, which are different to other countries. Whether you are already running or still need to form a company in Spain, knowing what corporate income tax you will need to pay…
Property tax in Spain

Property Tax in Spain: Read Our Overview

Property tax in Spain is the taxation on real estate, and it is a very common Spanish tax. You will have to pay multiple taxes on your property, and in Spain, all property owners are required to pay these taxes. You must apply for a NIE (Número…
Modelo in Spain

Common Spanish Modelo’s: Numbers, Meaning, and Uses

If you already have an existing business in Spain, or you already live in Spain, you might be familiar with some the modelo's. These are forms you have to fill in, and they are mandatory by the Spanish tax authorities. At SpainDesk, we have…
VAT number Spain

VAT Number Spain: Everything You Need to Know

The VAT number in Spain is an essential part of doing successful business within the Spanish Market. The Spanish market is the 5th biggest market in the European Union, and this makes for great opportunities for foreigners to get in on the action.…
CIF and NIF number

CIF Number and NIF Number in Spain – Spanish Tax Identification Number

The NIF number and CIF number are often used interchangeably when speaking about tax identification numbers for businesses. It can be quiet confusing when you are forming a company in Spain. In this article we discuss why this is the case, and…
Autónomo tax Spain

Autónomo Tax in Spain: Types, Returns, and Deductions

Every person that is self-employed in Spain is required to pay autónomo tax in Spain. The autónomo tax consists of three parts. The income tax, the vat tax, and social security contributions. Both income tax and vat tax are paid with a…
What is a Gestoria

What is a Gestoria?

In Spain, the word "Gestoria" or "Gestor" is someone who you go to for diffuculties with Spanish bookkeeping, accounting or taxes. Whenever you have any problem or are stuck in finance or administrative difficulties, people advise you to go…
Rental income tax in Spain

Rental Income Tax in Spain: Types, Deductibles, and Rates

In this article, we will discuss the rental income tax in Spain. Among the taxes in Spain, rental income tax is a widespread Spanish income tax. Read this post for an overview about the types of rental income tax and the different rates. What…