Taxes in Spain

Learn more about about taxes in Spain. We offer overviews about income taxes, property taxes, capital gains, inheritance taxes, and more.

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Inheritance Law in Spain for Non-Residents

In this blog post, we will look at some of the key things you need to know about inheritance law in Spain for deceased non-residents in Spain. Read on for more information. Spanish inheritance law for non-residents When the deceased person…
Tax in Spain for Residents

Tax in Spain for Residents: Everything You Need to Know

If you are a tax resident of Spain, there are certain tax rules that apply to you. In this blog post, we will go over the different types of taxes that you must pay if you are a resident for tax purposes in Spain. Keep reading for more information. Tax…
Gestoria in Barcelona

What our Gestoria in Barcelona can offer

With the right advice, you can manage your administration in Barcelona better. Our Gestoria offers a large range of services in tax, legal, and other Spanish administrative bureaucracy. Tax and Legal Advice for Living in Spain Spain is a…
Plusvalia tax

Plusvalia Tax: Everything on the Municipal Capital Gains Tax

When you sell a property in Spain, you are liable to pay a tax called Plusvalia. This article discusses what the Plusvalia is, how it's calculated on the property price, and who needs to pay it. What is the Plusvalia tax? The Plusvalia Tax…
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,…
Financial Advisors in Spain

A Guide to Financial Advice for Expats in Spain

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Financial advisors in Spain are professionals that help you with financial planning and help to provide financial services. They work as tax planners and financial planners and often give financial advice and information, including options for…
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…
Modelo 720

Modelo 720: Meaning, Due Date, Rate, and Penalties

As a Spanish resident, you must use the Modelo 720 to report your overseas financial holdings when the total value of all the specified overseas assets in which you have ownership in, is more than the specified reporting threshold. The form…
Taxes Spain

Taxes in Spain: A Complete Overview for Expats

As in most developed economies, Spain supports its welfare and social services system thanks to taxes. Spanish residents, non-residents, and citizens enjoy numerous social programs that taxpayers pay for through various taxes. The Spanish tax…
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

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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…
Wealth tax in Spain

Wealth Tax in Spain in 2021: What Do You Need to Know

The Spanish wealth tax, otherwise known as 'Impuesto sobre el Patrimonio,' is an annual tax placed on wealthier individuals and families in Spain. While this form of taxation doesn't necessarily apply to most people, it can significantly impact…
Capital Gains Tax in Spain

Capital Gains Tax in Spain: Tax Guide When Selling Property

If you live in Spain or are planning on investing in property or other assets within the country, you may eventually encounter the capital gains tax when it comes time to sell the property. It is important that you become acquainted with the…
Spanish inheritance tax

Spanish Inheritance Law: Everything You Need to Know

Spain has some of the most complex inheritance laws in Europe. If you have assets, or will inherit assets in Spain, it is important to understand how Spanish inheritance law will affect your estate. Here we will explore the basics of Spanish…
Autónomo tax Spain

Autónomo Tax in Spain: Types, Returns, and Deductions

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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…
Beckham Law in Spain

Beckham Law Spain for Expats: Benefit, Conditions, Filing

The Beckham law creates opportunities for expats to save money. It is also know as the Special Expats’ Tax Regime (“SETR”) or Régimen Especial para Trabajadores Desplazados. Knowing the rules to take advantage of this law allows you to…
Non-Resident Tax Spain

Non-Resident in Spain: Tax And Other Information

If you are planning on relocating or buying a property in Spain, you may be faced with the decision of whether or not you want to be a non-resident in Spain. If so, there are several things that will need to be taken care of in advance. This…
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…
Income tax in Spain

Income Tax in Spain in 2021: The Essential Guide

On the one hand, personal income tax in Spain is a complicated and, at times, confusing and lengthy process. On the other hand, understanding personal income taxes and your liability is crucial to avoid severe fines. Income tax is one of the…