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Forum: Spain
Sep 5th 2019, 11:03 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,677
Posted By Smithy73

Re: Private pool use

The problem you have is that the buyers´ solicitor is working for them and not you!

Conveyancing lawyers seem to be quite lazy in general here and there is no standard conveyancing package that...
Forum: Spain
Sep 5th 2019, 10:48 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 4,027
Posted By Smithy73

Re: Who knows about Spanish Tv's?

Hi there,I bought a Sony Bravia Smart TV from MediaMarkt in Nov 2016 and a second one in Dec 2017. They are powered by Android - On powering up for the first time, they asked "which country I am in"...
Forum: Spain
May 1st 2019, 12:05 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 37,449
Posted By Smithy73

Re: Questions on running a Ltd company as a Spanish resident

See below - most of us should have audited accounts
...
Forum: Spain
Apr 30th 2019, 11:55 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 37,449
Posted By Smithy73

Re: Questions on running a Ltd company as a Spanish resident

OK let’s look at the common reporting standard (Automatic Exchange of Information) - if you give your UK bank your Spanish address (or your bank has reason to think that you are residing in Spain)...
Forum: Spain
Apr 24th 2019, 11:27 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 37,449
Posted By Smithy73

Re: Questions on running a Ltd company as a Spanish resident

The name of the accountant is Monica at CRISTINA JUAN SELFA CORREDURIA DE SEGUROS SL, Calle Barcelona, 1 de Gandia 46702 (Valencia)If you speak to Pedro on the front desk, he speaks good English.If...
Forum: Spain
Mar 31st 2019, 10:14 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,825
Posted By Smithy73

Re: Suggestions please

EU schengen area rules mean that you have to be reasonably well off to be able to come here - I am not sure how many retirees can show an income of €32000 for a couple who wish to live here full...
Forum: Spain
Mar 25th 2019, 2:55 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,099
Posted By Smithy73

Re: renting a villa cost of a licence etc-

That works in just about any comunidad except Valencia since the law was revised in 2015. I can´t find an English translation.

You could try the FAQ page on the Valencia Tourist Gov site - Agència...
Forum: Spain
Mar 22nd 2019, 1:14 am
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By Smithy73

Re: Buying property in Spain : Fees

Not sure how this works when the tax is €4700 alone!!!
Forum: Spain
Mar 22nd 2019, 1:12 am
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By Smithy73

Re: Buying property in Spain : Fees

The sales tax is 10% so that comes to €4700 alone!
The notary will cost in the region of €400-700
A decent lawer will want something in the region of €1300. I have never heard of a lawyer changing...
Forum: Spain
Mar 21st 2019, 1:22 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,099
Posted By Smithy73

Re: renting a villa cost of a licence etc-

Up until July 2018 they would issue a license for free to anybody who applied - You sign to say that you are complying with the regulations.
Because the fines are quite high it has always been a...
Forum: Spain
Mar 21st 2019, 12:59 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,099
Posted By Smithy73

Re: renting a villa cost of a licence etc-

No longer a 5 min job in Valencia either! The law changed last July and you now need a certificate - Informe de compatibilidad urbanistica para la actividad de vivenda turistica - from the town hall...
Forum: Spain
Mar 14th 2019, 12:41 am
Replies: 62
Views: 6,971
Posted By Smithy73

Re: Spanish or UK Tax

I saw this from one of the links given above and this is our experience - I would suggest you speak to several Gestors that deal in tax for their opinions
Ignore the bit about healthcare, as...
Forum: Spain
Mar 14th 2019, 12:26 am
Replies: 62
Views: 6,971
Posted By Smithy73

Re: Spanish or UK Tax

There are rules about autonomos working for other Spanish companies for any length of time, but this is where that ends.
You don´t even need to have a viable business to become or stay autonomo,...
Forum: Spain
Mar 14th 2019, 12:17 am
Replies: 62
Views: 6,971
Posted By Smithy73

Re: Spanish or UK Tax

As an EU citizen (currently until the UK leaves) the foreigners office wants to see a balance in your Spanish bank account and regular monthly money paid in to this account by you, for a successful...
Forum: Spain
Mar 13th 2019, 11:59 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 6,971
Posted By Smithy73

Re: Spanish or UK Tax

This works better if you actually own the UK Ltd company - It doesn´t work very well if you are just employed.

Technically if the work is done in Spain you are supposed to be employed or self...
Forum: Spain
Mar 13th 2019, 10:00 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 6,971
Posted By Smithy73

Forum: Spain
Mar 13th 2019, 9:49 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 6,971
Posted By Smithy73

Re: Spanish or UK Tax

Setting up as Autonomo is easy - a good tax advising Gestor can do the whole thing for you.
We find it less hassle than running the UK Ltd that we also have.
You get tax relief on the social...
Forum: Spain
Mar 13th 2019, 6:24 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,214
Posted By Smithy73

Re: Family looking to move to Spain

I have a very good Spanish friend from school who is a qualified welder here... He hasn´t been able to get work welding for years and takes factory jobs doing night shifts when it is offered to make...
Forum: Spain
Mar 13th 2019, 6:05 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,214
Posted By Smithy73

Re: Family looking to move to Spain

You can never tell somebody else’s experience, but you are doing to struggle to find work as a welder here in Valencia. If you have a business that employs people in the UK - I don´t know how small...
Forum: Spain
Mar 13th 2019, 12:46 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,285
Posted By Smithy73

Re: Medication in Spain

Think you will find that is the true cost of the drug here in Spain.
You asked for it over the counter and you would have been given the total cost
Forum: Spain
Mar 13th 2019, 12:43 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,228
Posted By Smithy73

Re: Cost of Pool Installation near Alicante

That looks great! But I think you will find in Valencia the most common pools are made of concrete!
Forum: Spain
Mar 13th 2019, 2:32 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,228
Posted By Smithy73

Re: Cost of Pool Installation near Alicante

I would expect €15k to be the cost of a basic 8*4 pool made of reinforced concrete on a flat plot.
Licensing costs are for the home owner to pay.
If you are building on a sloping plot, want a patio...
Forum: Spain
Mar 13th 2019, 2:05 am
Replies: 10
Views: 5,214
Posted By Smithy73

Re: Running a Ltd Company While a Spanish Resident

The Spanish view dividends this way as straight income and tax it in the same way as salary
Also the Dividends allowance (tax free amount) was reduced in April 2018
It´s complicated and more so...
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