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Forum: Spain
May 1st 2021, 7:01 pm
Replies: 176
Views: 13,517
Posted By guirijohn

Re: Border Control

tumedico.es is currently charging 79 euros In Barcelona for a PCR test with the results the next evening.
Forum: Spain
Nov 19th 2020, 5:48 pm
Replies: 6
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Views: 876
Posted By guirijohn

Re: PCR

The rules may well be revised before the peak holiday travel period. Other EU countries will have limited PCR testing capacity for their own populations and may not be able to accommodate the...
Forum: Spain
Oct 21st 2020, 4:27 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 6,722
Posted By guirijohn

Re: UK Bank Accounts after Brexit

Natwest are still offering accounts for EU residents.

https://personal.natwest.com/personal/current-accounts/nonuk_eu_residents_hub.html
Forum: Portugal
Apr 9th 2020, 5:01 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 4,775
Posted By guirijohn

Re: Ryanair Refund?

It seems Ryanair has suspended refunds for the time being.
...
Forum: Spain
Apr 7th 2020, 4:52 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,952
Posted By guirijohn

Re: Does Spain contact the UK when you make an application for residency?

There are two definitions of tax residence: residence as defined in Spanish domestic law that determines whether you are liable to submit tax returns, file form 720 etc., and residency as defined for...
Forum: Portugal
Apr 2nd 2020, 4:42 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 4,775
Posted By guirijohn

Re: Ryanair Refund?

It seems the airlines are resisting the refund of cancelled flights. https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/03/27/business/27reuters-health-coronavirus-airlines-refunds.html
Forum: Spain
Mar 13th 2018, 5:23 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 5,960
Posted By guirijohn

Re: Spanish inheritance tax on uk estate for brit living in Spain.

It is possible to renounce an inheritance in Spain. The deceased might have been left an estate with debts in excess of assets so no one would knowingly accept the inheritance.

The renunciation...
Forum: Spain
Nov 10th 2017, 6:10 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,472
Posted By guirijohn

Re: Take action against noisy neighbours before we rent flat out?

Would it not be simpler to find some equally noisy tenants?
Forum: Spain
Oct 6th 2017, 1:30 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,584
Posted By guirijohn

Re: Sabadell Bank and Catalan Independence

Moving the bank’s domicile not only guarantees the deposits of its clients, it also means that the bank will pay its its taxes in Spain. Withdrawing deposits and obliging a bank to change its...
Forum: Spain
Jul 29th 2017, 4:41 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 6,424
Posted By guirijohn

Re: After Brexit

There are risks of being in the EU too.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-banks-deposits-idUSKBN1AD1RS
Forum: Spain
Jul 18th 2017, 7:58 am
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By guirijohn

Re: how many of us are here

If you are on the Padron you will have been counted. As of 1st January 2017 there were 294,295 Britons registered according to ine.es, the statistical agency.

I am sure they will find out who you...
Forum: Spain
Jun 8th 2017, 6:18 am
Forum: Spain
Jun 6th 2017, 4:41 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,940
Posted By guirijohn

Re: Help Needed with a fairly complicated inheritance

You could begin by requesting an up to date copy of the registered title of the property from the Spanish Land Registry. You can do this online at registradores.org, it is called a “Nota Simple” and...
Forum: Spain
Mar 2nd 2017, 11:03 am
Replies: 27
Views: 9,558
Posted By guirijohn

Re: CGT payable in Spain sale of U.K. Home

To be completely safe from Spanish taxation on the sale of a U.K. home, the move to Spain should be delayed until the calendar year after the sale.

Presence in Spain of 183 days or more is one...
Dec 16th 2016, 9:00 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,553
Posted By guirijohn

Re: U.K. Driving license

You can find out about the procedures here.

https://www.ndls.ie/how-to-apply.html

You make an appointment online, take along the required documents, proof of address and the UK licence. It...
Forum: Spain
Oct 29th 2016, 5:41 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,223
Posted By guirijohn

Re: Why is the Costa Azahar full of French people?

Perhaps it is because they cannot swim.
Oct 11th 2016, 9:08 am
Replies: 1,496
Views: 67,181
Posted By guirijohn

Re: Some Positive Brexit News

Citizens of British Dependent Territories once had the right of abode in the UK but the right was withdrawn in the run up to 1997 when it was feared that Hong Kong citizens might relocate to the UK....
Forum: Spain
Oct 11th 2016, 8:46 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,284
Posted By guirijohn

Re: leaving your estate to your grandchildren

Bear in mind that under Spanish law it is possible for beneficiaries to disclaim an inheritance. It is done before a notary and the assets pass to the next person entitled.
Forum: Spain
Sep 24th 2016, 7:26 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,326
Posted By guirijohn

Re: Domicile

Quite true, but as the deceased would not be around this is a way of communicating his thinking to the executors and the negotiating position they should adopt with the tax authorities. It would be...
Forum: Spain
Jul 4th 2016, 3:14 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 6,106
Posted By guirijohn

Re: Healthcare in Spain after the UK leaves EU

There were 253,928 Britons on the padron at 1st January 2016, the majority were pensioners. It would not be an overwhelming burden for the UK to continue contributing towards their health care,...
Forum: Spain
Jun 26th 2016, 7:15 am
Replies: 57
Views: 9,845
Posted By guirijohn

Re: Britain Votes to Leave European Union

On Friday the stock markets of Italy and Spain both fell 12%, the UK little more than 3%. Sterling devaluation will boost the UK economy.


What investors are more worried about is the...
Forum: Spain
May 25th 2016, 7:09 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,244
Posted By guirijohn

Re: Do freelance work without beeing autonomo

There is an agreement between the main political parties, the Pact of Toledo, which says that from 2018 the amount paid out in pensions should not exceed the contributions paid in. In 2015 €7.7...
Forum: Spain
May 18th 2016, 3:44 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By guirijohn

Re: State Healthcare help.

With regard to your original question I would go to your local CAP, Centro de Atención Primaria, and say you want to register in the public health system. If you are not working they will send you...
Forum: Spain
Mar 1st 2016, 2:11 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By guirijohn

Re: Claim on IHT paid

The law of Spanish Inheritance Tax for non residents changed at the end of 2014.

For deaths occurring from 1st January 2015 returns must be submitted to the Spanish tax office rather than to...
Forum: Spain
Feb 1st 2016, 4:09 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,428
Posted By guirijohn

Re: EU Referendum

Why would an expat living in Spain vote for the UK to leave the EU? It would be like taking an axe to the lifeboat.

That said, I remember Spain before it was in the EU. It was just as sunny,...
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