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Forum: Spain
Feb 4th 2023, 9:34 am
Replies: 48
Views: 2,750
Posted By Joppa

Re: Uk bank cheque

When you apply for tax rebate and zero coding under double taxation relief, you can specify you wish to have a nominee in UK to whom your cheque, made out in nominee's name, is sent. I have nominated...
Forum: Spain
Jan 23rd 2023, 4:31 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 3,480
Posted By Joppa

Re: Spanish tax

Yes, just like when you were paid by PAYE and you are issued a new tax code after submitting your tax return. HMRC automatically notifies your employer, who then uses your new code and repays any...
Forum: Spain
Jan 21st 2023, 7:30 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 3,480
Posted By Joppa

Re: Spanish tax

A competent gestor will try out both - joint and separate submission, and will use the one that yields the least overall amount of tax.
Forum: Spain
Jan 18th 2023, 2:43 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,690
Posted By Joppa

Re: Moving to Spain

Before we can discuss the business viability, we must start with visas. If you or your partner don't have a passport from an EU/EEA country, post-Brexit you will need a visa to live in Spain. Most go...
Forum: Spain
Jan 15th 2023, 8:00 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 1,950
Posted By Joppa

Re: Using the "Government Gateway" in Spain

Yes, by cheque only but you can nominate someone in UK to receive the repayment cheque in their name, who pays into their account and transfers it to you. Clearly you need to have someone...
Forum: Spain
Jan 13th 2023, 5:33 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,250
Posted By Joppa

Re: Is buying in Spain profitable?

Yes, but for a modest rental income of, say, a few thousand euro per annum, such a tax-saving plan is unrealistic.
Forum: Spain
Jan 13th 2023, 5:14 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,250
Posted By Joppa

Re: Is buying in Spain profitable?

Those who are resident in non-EU country, like UK now, cannot deduct expenses from rental income, according to Spanish tax law.
Forum: Spain
Jan 13th 2023, 10:31 am
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By Joppa

Re: SIP & TIE

Yes, the format is, but all health cards issued by autonomous regions are recognised throughout Spain, for urgent care, prescriptions etc.
Forum: Spain
Jan 13th 2023, 8:34 am
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By Joppa

Re: SIP & TIE

You can continue to use your SIP card for prescriptions etc. But you will want to register with a doctor in Andalucia, so you should register for healthcare in Andalucia. This way you will be...
Forum: Spain
Dec 22nd 2022, 2:57 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,349
Posted By Joppa

Re: Another nail in the golden goose?

Italy charges up to 7 euro per person per night in tourist (sojourn) tax, but 1 euro per person per night for the vast majority of tourists in Valenciano is neither here nor there. Majorca has been...
Forum: Spain
Dec 20th 2022, 2:49 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,497
Posted By Joppa

Re: Important Marmite news!

Yes, but delivery in one to two months!
Forum: Spain
Dec 18th 2022, 12:26 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,497
Posted By Joppa

Re: Important Marmite news!

Rather more expensively when I popped in at Benidorm.
Forum: Spain
Dec 17th 2022, 8:11 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,497
Posted By Joppa

Re: Important Marmite news!

Dealz is now called Pepco!
Forum: Spain
Dec 13th 2022, 8:31 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By Joppa

Re: Military Check

Not entirely:
'The order indicates that in those municipalities affected by the rule in which the land has been approved in a partial plan or is qualified as urban land, it will no longer be...
Forum: Spain
Dec 13th 2022, 2:48 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By Joppa

Re: Voting in Spanish municipal elections 2023

For UK nationals, you must be on the padrĂ³n for 3 years by next January.
Forum: Spain
Dec 13th 2022, 11:14 am
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By Joppa

Re: Military Check

It's been in existence since late 1970s but only applied to non-EU nationals, which the British are now. Certain parts of Spain, including border areas are considered strategic and the military have...
Forum: Spain
Dec 10th 2022, 11:59 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,967
Posted By Joppa

Re: Health insurance to meet residency in Spain

Well, this was a last minute addition to the withdrawal agreement, in the days before 31st December 2020. I remember hearing about it on the news.
Forum: Spain
Nov 18th 2022, 10:45 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,667
Posted By Joppa

Re: Spanish driving licence renewal

About a year ago DGT announced they were reviewing licence validity, especially for older drivers, so the new rule must have come in sometime this year.
Forum: Spain
Nov 18th 2022, 3:27 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,667
Posted By Joppa

Re: Spanish driving licence renewal

True, but if your licence was issued before turning 70, it's still valid for 5 years. At its next renewal, validity drops to two years.
Forum: Spain
Nov 18th 2022, 12:36 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,667
Posted By Joppa

Re: Spanish driving licence renewal

If you are 70+, you are waived DGT fee of 24.30 euros, but if you use a medical centre, you still have to pay their fee, which varies.
Forum: Spain
Nov 5th 2022, 11:27 am
Replies: 141
Views: 21,251
Posted By Joppa

Re: Sabadell now charging to receive payment from UK

Almost instantaneously - i.e. in a few seconds. You specify the Spanish account for the money to be sent, you transfer manually in sterling from a UK bank account (cheapest way) or debit card to a...
Forum: Spain
Nov 5th 2022, 11:18 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,149
Posted By Joppa

Re: UK TV in Spain without using a VPN

Intelsat 901 satback remains popular. You only need a moderate dish of around 80 cm to 1 m and a receiver capable of decoding BISS Code encryption. Receivers are widely available, including on...
Forum: Spain
Sep 20th 2022, 8:56 pm
Replies: 233
Views: 13,182
Posted By Joppa

Re: New entry travel rules from non EU / Schengen countries

Returned to Malaga from UK today. We were bussed to a vast passport control hall (never seen before) with snaking queues for British and other non-EU, and much shorter line for EU citizens. I...
Forum: Spain
Aug 15th 2022, 10:21 pm
Replies: 233
Views: 13,182
Posted By Joppa

Re: New entry travel rules from non EU / Schengen countries

Current e-gate system and scanning of passport by border official do not link the holder to residency in an EU or Schengen country. So British and other third country nationals resident in an EU...
Forum: Spain
Aug 14th 2022, 11:30 pm
Replies: 123
Views: 8,179
Posted By Joppa

Re: UK banks closing accounts for no-residents

In the post-Brexit world, when financial passporting is no longer possible, in order to run banking operations in a particular EU country (including servicing accounts held by customers there), you...
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