by Michael Davies
News and opinion on European and Spanish regulations affecting ex-pats who retire, play or invest in Spain
Michael Davies is a Spanish lawyer specialised in probate, inheritance tax and inheritance related litigation for ex-pats in Spain.

  In Spain you have six months from the date of death to pay the inheritance tax or present the forms claiming tax exemption. You can request an extension for a further six months , but you need to request it within the first five months  since the date of death , with an indication
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Plusvalia tax

Updated on the  8/3/2017 to take into account the changes introduced by sentence of 16 of February of 2017 the “Tribunal Consititucional ” which considers that the town halls should not charge plusvalía tax when the property is sold at a loss. QUESTION: I understand that if I sell my property I need to think
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HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO SELL A PROPERTY IN SPAIN? Post updated 11/12/2017 Question: What taxes and fees will we have to pay if we sell our property in Spain? Answer: The situation varies depending if you are a resident or non-resident of Spain. (having a certificate of residencia comunitaria is not sufficient proof
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