Conveyancing in Spain: If you a buyer or a seller be.

Whether you are selling or buying property in Spain certain requirements must be met and procedures followed to ensure the purchase complies with Spanish Law and regulations.

Legal representation and assistance is particularly necessary in Spain when purchasing or selling property. The Conveyancing process in Spain involves different degrees of participation by various parties: the seller, their legal representative, the real estate agent, the accountant, a notary public, the registrar, utilities companies, the town hall, banks, and in some cases the local courts, regional authorities, etc. Continue reading

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Tax implications of renting your property in Spain

It is a very common practice, amongst both foreigners and nationals, to rent out a second property that they don’t use for a certain period of the year to generate extra income and cover costs. However, this practice results in certain tax obligations for the owner in Spain, which we will aim to clarify in this post.

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Non-Resident Income Tax: What is it and why do I have to pay it?

As you may remember, I have referred to this tax in previous posts without fully explaining what it entails exactly. Here is a breakdown of the key facts of Spanish Non-Resident Tax.

The determining factor regarding what kind of Income Tax a natural o legal person pays in Spain is residence. Residents pay regular Income Tax (IRPF) or Corporation Tax (IS), and non-residents, both natural and legal persons, pay must pay Non-resident Income Tax (IRNR).

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