At the present time there are two serious problems regarding Inheritance and Donations with regard to non-residents, with reference to payments to be made in Spain on Inheritance and Donations Tax: 1.- DISCRIMINATION (non-residents pay much more than residents). 2.- DOUBLE TAXATION (on occasions this tax must be paid in two countries on the same [...]
DMS Consulting reports Spain before the European Commission for attacking the free movement of people and goods
The legislation in question by DMS Consulting obliges the resident taxpayers in Spain to present Informative Statements over assets and rights abroad (Application 720), an obligation in addition to the duty of paying tax on them. According to DMS Consulting, the legislation is incompatible with the Community Law as it presents an important restriction to [...]
NEW IMPORTANT OBLIGATION OF THE RESIDENTS IN SPAIN: TO INFORM ABOUT ALL KINDS OF ASSETS AND RIGHTS THEY HAVE ABROAD.
An obligation for 2012, with serious consequences if not carried out. Any person, residing in Spain, who is a titleholder of assets and rights located abroad (bank accounts, values, real estate, insurance, etc.) must give very detailed information about the same to the Spanish Treasury, presenting an informative declaration during the first quarter of the [...]
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TAX OBLIGATIONS FOR REAL ESTATE PURCHASE BY NON-RESIDENTS IN SPAIN a) The SELLER IS A PRIVATE INDIVIDUAL The buyer must pay to the Balearic Treasury the PROPERTY TRANSFER TAX (ITP) on a scale of 7 to 10% of the value of the propert. On our web page www.consultingdms.com you can find a TOOL FOR AUTOMATIC [...]