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Moving to Spain – Money

So, you are moving to Spain!

Whether you are emigrating, taking a short term assignment or joining family in Spain we have put together the information you will need to make your move a smooth one.

Financial Planning When Moving To Or Living In Spain

An overview of the Spanish tax system and the issues you need to address before you move to Spain as well as insight into effective financial planning when living in Spain. Planning for retirement and inheritance tax issues. In this webinar Brett Hanson of Blevins Franks in Spain gives you an insight into the differences…

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Tax Residence In Spain

Does The “Empadronamiento” In Spain Imply Tax Residence In Spain?

If being “empadronado” (registered) implies consequences and fiscal obligations to the Tax Administration, just for the fact of having municipal registration is a recurring question that many citizens frequently ask. First, it’s essential to bear in mind that the “empadronamiento” is an administrative concept, which is regulated by Law 7/1985 on the Bases of the…

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UK Inheritance Tax

Long Term UK Expats May Face Huge UK Tax Charges

UK expats who have lived abroad for many years often remain UK-domiciled and therefore liable to UK Inheritance Tax (IHT). The rate of this tax might be considered penal. It is currently 40% on the total value of the estate of a deceased after the exemptions. It is an additional tax payable on capital accumulated…

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Living In Andalucía

The Tax Benefits Of Living In Andalucía

We may be biased, but Andalucía has always been an appealing place to live.  The coastline, inland villages, history, culture, food, weather and lifestyle all combine to make it a dream destination. And now, the advantages of residence also include tax benefits. Written by Jason Porter of Blevins Franks We often meet people who would…

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Spain’s New Digital Nomad Visa – Who’s Eligible And The Tax Benefits

Spain’s Digital Nomad Visa allows those who work remotely to live in Spain for a few years, and also provides access to a beneficial tax regime. Written by Jason Porter of Blevins Franks You may be able to move to Spain a few years earlier than expected now, and not have to wait right until…

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Beckham Law

New Developments In The Beckham Law

Law 28/2022, of 21 December, on the promotion of the start-up ecosystem, published in the Official State Gazette on 22 December, brings with it, important new developments regarding the special regime for workers posted to Spanish territory.  The inpatriate regime, better known as the Beckham Law, entails sees significant new terms with the entry into…

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UK Inheritance Tax And Domicile

UK Inheritance Tax And Domicile – What You Need To Know Today

  UK inheritance tax follows you around the world since it’s based on domicile, not residence. You could live abroad long term and still be liable for this legacy tax. Here, Blevins Franks look at key facts about UK inheritance tax and domicile and how it could affect your intended heirs.        Written…

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Retire Abroad To Spain

How To Retire Abroad To Spain With Financial Peace Of Mind

  Anyone recently retired or approaching retirement is entering a new and exciting phase in life. While some worry retirement will be boring, many embrace the freedom it offers.  Spain certainly offers a beneficial lifestyle for retirees. But long-term financial security is crucial to help you enjoy your retirement years.  Retire abroad to Spain with…

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UK Investments In Spain

Should You Keep Hold Of UK Investments In Spain?

  Expatriates often keep UK investments like Premium Bonds, ISAs, savings accounts, shares and bonds, but are they suitable for Spain?  Jason Porter of Blevins Franks explains.         Written by Jason Porter of Blevins Franks   However well we have settled into our new lives in Spain, most UK nationals living there…

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UK financial advisers

UK Financial Advisers And EU-Resident Clients – 10 Key Questions To Ask

  Are you a UK national living in an EU country such as France, Spain, Portugal, Cyprus or Malta? Or are you currently UK resident but planning to move to one of these countries in the next year or so? If the answer to either of these is yes, you should read this article from…

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