The aggressive tax avoidance scheme the supreme court is refusing a final appeal was based on Disney film rights. Film partnerships became popular as a means of avoiding tax after Gordon Brown set up tax breaks for the industry in … Read More
The Directorate General for Taxation and Customs sent a letter to the Spanish government last month informing that the European Commission had opened an infringement procedure against Spain regarding the famous Form 720, a form designed to register the Statement … Read More
All non-resident owners of a Spanish property have to pay an annual tax to account … Read More
So far, most of the advantages of Cypriot tax regime were directed and enjoyed by non-residents. However, this has now changed.
Up to now, to fully benefit from all the advantages of its tax incentives, one could not reside in … Read More
Un ciudadano Español que trabaja en Qatar tributaría como no residente de acuerdo al IRPF en dicha modalidad. Incluso si sus ingresos los recibe en España, toda vez que los mismos procedan de su trabajo en el Estado de … Read More
The Spanish Tax Agency is taking a very broad interpretation of the Wealth Tax (Impuesto de Patrimonio) regulations as applicable to Trusts, as they are considered transparent or look-trough entities.
This will affect Spanish property owners using corporate structures owned … Read More
Talking to a colleague in Hong Kong I realised how many people still think that residence in Spain is a taxing lifestyle.
This week I was in Seville, Jerez, Sotogrande, Marbella and Malaga and met clients from UK and Malaysia. … Read More
This week in London I noticed how Spanish gastronomy, music and fashion is going mainstream again.
I am not talking about cheap paella, tacky folklore music or flamenco dresses. I saw gourmet restaurants in W1 and great street’s food at … Read More
Back from a six years’ gap, we, Spanish lawyers are watching a substantial increase on real estate transactions in Q1 2015.
The international tourism influx has substantially increased the queries and interest in Spanish properties, but also the interest in … Read More
In the 60`s REITs (Real Estate Investment Trust) were born in the US, with the goal of making large-scale investments in real estate accessible to small investors. The formula chosen was to equate investment in real estate to investment in … Read More