Modernisation of Spain’s VAT tax reporting system

TweetHacienda have announced a new administrative system the Suministro Inmediato de Información (SII) or “Immediate supply of information” for facilitating the reporting of tax information from invoices for certain taxpayers. Effective from 1st January 2017, the new system will enable taxpayers to supply VAT (IVA) information from issued or received invoices within a four day time […]


What do I need to declare as a TEFL teacher in Spain?

TweetHow to find work as an English Teacher in Spain Finding a job as an English teacher in Spain will be easier with a relevant degree qualification or by passing the available certification for teaching English as a foreign language, the most recognised being the CELTA (University of Cambridge Certificate of English Language Teaching to […]

Culture in Spain October Round Up

Vickie Gendreau’s "The Testament" in Una Mirada Al Mundo

TweetMonsieur Givenchy revisited, a tribute to dancers lost, and musicals that will make you move. Yes, October delivers. In addition to the colorful foliage always welcomed with great enthusiasm this time of year, this Fall brings with it an array of entertainment for all. From Homer’s The Iliad to a musical adaptation of Whoopi Goldberg’s […]

Crowdfunding in Spain officially under regulation

TweetSpain’s Minister of economy and competitiveness, Luis de Guindos, has introduced new legislation making Spain one of the first countries to regulate the crowdfunding sector, imposing restrictions on how much non-professional investors can invest. Crowdfunding in Spain Crowdfunding for new projects and startups has been incredibly popular in Spain as an alternative to bank credit, […]

EU rules Spanish Inheritance Tax discriminatory and illegal

TweetThe European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ordered Spain to change the law related to inheritance tax or Impuesto sobre Sucesiones y Donaciones – judged illegal due to discriminatory rates charged to foreigners – and repay approximately €600 million to beneficiaries who have already paid the sometimes astronomical 40% inheritance tax during the past four […]

5 Tips to prevent Ebola infection

TweetWith the Ebola virus hitting Spain, here are our top tips to prevent Ebola infection: 1. Understand how Ebola spreads and the risks. Avoid infected areas and people. Ebola can be spread through direct contact primarily with blood, vomit, diarrhoea and other secretions from an infected person. Other direct contact with even sweat can pass […]