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How To Pay Less for A Spanish Mortgage

At the moment house prices are, in general, falling in Spain and the Euribor, which is the reference for most mortgages conceded in Spain, fell 0.3% in September. So, while new mortgages are slightly .
(November 07, 2011)
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Inheritance Tax Deductions in Galicia

Just as in the other seventeen autonomous communities of Spain, the regional parliament in Galicia is responsible for setting the inheritance tax rates as well as deductions and exemptions that are ..
(September 26, 2011)
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Property Sales Tax in Madrid

A major cost associated with the purchase of a property in any country is the sales tax. Known in the UK and Ireland as stamp duty, in Spain a distinction is drawn between the sales tax that is ..
(September 21, 2011)
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Inheritance Tax Deductions in Madrid

Since competency to set inheritance tax rates was devolved to the autonomous communities in Spain in 2001, it has been left to each regional parliament to decide the inheritance tax rates, deductions .
(September 21, 2011)
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Income Tax Reductions and Property Transactions In Castilla La .

Many homeowners in the UK and Ireland will be used to the notion of getting tax relief on home mortgage repayments and traditionally the same has held true in Spain - up until very recently. The ..
(September 08, 2011)
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Property Sales Taxes in the Canary Islands

When anyone considers buying a property in Spain, someone will eventually advise them that they should allow for an additional percentage of the cost price of the property to cover for extra charges. .
(August 25, 2011)
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Income Tax Deductions Relating to Property Transactions in ..

Anyone with earnings in Spain is of course subject to income taxes here. However a number of different tax deductions are available and some of those are in respect of dealings with property. ..
(August 24, 2011)
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Taxes Payable on Property Transfers in the Balearic Islands

An important factor in the cost of buying property is the amount of stamp duty payable. In Spain there are two versions – that which is paid on new properties and the duty payable on ..
(August 22, 2011)
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Spanish Supreme Court: Man Who Infected Wife With AIDS Did Not .

The Supreme Court in Spain, while awarding damages to the victims, has decided that where a person who is infected with the AIDS virus fails to communicate this fact to their partner at the time they .
(August 18, 2011)
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Inheritance Tax Deductions Available in the Balearic Islands

At the turn of the century the Spanish central government decided to change the manner in which the seventeen autonomous communities, each with their own regional government and parliament, would be ..
(August 17, 2011)
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Divorced Spanish Father Obtains Visitation Rights to Unborn ..

The Court of First Instance in San Sebastian has accepted a divorce agreement from a married couple that sets out the visitation rights of the father with respect to the couple's unborn child, which ..
(July 29, 2011)
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Inheritance Tax Deductions in Aragón

A number of important tax deductions are available for anyone who is facing the prospect of dealing with an inheritance in Aragón in north-eastern Spain. Most of the deductions have been ..
(July 01, 2011)
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New Parenting Plan adopted by Catalan Parliament

A law approved by the Catalan Parliament in Barcelona in July of last year and which came into force in January of 2011 has introduced a number of new concepts with regard to adoption, the family ..
(June 30, 2011)
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Income Tax Deductions in The Canary Islands Relating to ..

All of the separate regions of Spain have the ability to enact laws relating to the payment of taxes within their region and within certain boundaries. These laws are complementary in nature to the ..
(June 29, 2011)
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The Process of Buying a House in Spain

The concept of buying a property is pretty much the same the world over. However, important differences exist in the legal regulations which govern the rights and responsibilities of the parties to a .
(June 22, 2011)
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What to do when there is no Spanish will made

It is probably fair to say that most of us have planned for our ultimate demise in much the same way as we have gone about planning our lives i. e. virtually not at all. Well, perhaps that is an ..
(June 13, 2011)
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Marriage in Spain, Divorce Elsewhere

As a result of the temperate climate and almost guaranteed daily sunshine all year long in some areas, a huge business in Spain is the wedding business. Many thousands of couples from northern Europe .
(June 08, 2011)
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Spanish Inheritance Tax and the Need to Make a Will

Inheritance tax has been referred to as the most unfair of all taxes and in Spain while this fact becomes readily obvious it is further compounded by the strictness of the applicable rules and the ..
(June 07, 2011)
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State Exemptions to Inheritance Tax Spain

Laws, and one might argue tax laws specifically, are particularly complex beasts. As a general statement this can be applied to any of a hundred jurisdictions. However, in Spain it is even more ..
(June 07, 2011)
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