I am a Spanish lawyer based in South Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.
My law practice covers the following areas of the Spanish law: international law, litigation and disputes related to foreign investments, property and business law, inheritance and family matters.
I have more than 25 years experience.
I am a member of the Tenerife Law Society (number 1685, Colegio de Abogados de Santa Cruz de Tenerife).
The blog section on this front page contains posts summarizing information, advice, legal judgments, news, and legislation in Spain of interest to English-speaking readers.
You may find more detailed information about these subjects in my specialized websites:
The Legal Information Hub (LIH)
The Tax Information Hub (TIH)
The right of entry and departure, free circulation, stay, residence, permanent residence and work in Spain for citizens of other EU nation states, and those states which are part of the European Economic Area, is regulated by Law Real Decreto 240/2007, of 16 February modified by Real Decreto 987/2015, of 30 October.
These rights apply to all members of your family regardless of their nationality if any of the following circumstances apply to them at the moment of application:
Continue reading “VISIT & RESIDENCE IN SPAIN OF EU NATIONALS”
Once we have taken the decision to sell our second home, we ask our advisor how much tax we will have to pay on the profit or capital gain, assuming there is one. Indeed, in some cases the Ayuntamientos punish taxpayers (i.e. vendors) with an unexpected and excessive municipal tax on a non-existent gain when the vendors are selling their property for the same price they paid for it years previously.
Well, now the Spanish Constitutional Court has put an end to this practice in a recent ruling.
The Constitutional Court partly annuls the Municipal Plusvalía regulation.
Continue reading “MUNICIPAL PLUSVALÍA TAX – WHEN IT HAS TO BE PAID”