TweetQ. How much IRPF and IVA should I be paying as a freelance worker in Spain? A. The IRPF (Impuesto sobre la Renta de las Personas Fisicas) is a progressive, direct income tax which is paid by your client as a withholding tax directly to the Spanish tax office (find out more here). Currently, freelance workers […]
How do I become a freelance or autonomous worker in Spain?
TweetQ. How do I become a freelance or autonomous worker in Spain? A. In order to register in Spain as autonomo, you must be in possession of an NIE certificate. If you are an EU citizen, then this along with your passport is sufficient. If you are a non-EU citizen however, you must have a […]
How Will the Fiscal Changes in Spain affect IRPF for autonomos?
TweetAs an Autonomous worker you may be obliged to pay a percentage of your tax upfront when invoicing clients, called IRPF. This tax is paid directly to Agencia Tributaria and if you’ve paid more than you owe in advance, it will be swiftly returned to you during tax returns. Autonomous workers paying IRPF retenciones will […]
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 […]
How much Maternity leave am I entitled to in Spain?
TweetQ: How long do you have to have been working in Spain to qualify for maternity leave and pay? A: Spain has one of the most accommodating maternity structures in the whole of Europe. Maternity leave is 16 weeks with full pay for the first child and 2 extra weeks for each subsequent child and […]
Q & A – May 2014
TweetOPENING A BANK ACCOUNT IN SPAIN Q. What do I need to open a bank account in Spain? A. To open a bank account in Spain you first need a valid passport and NIE number if you’d like a residents’ account. If you’d prefer a non resident’s account (perhaps to avoid paying capital gains tax […]
Q & A March 2014
TweetAMERICANS IN SPAIN Q. How long can I legally stay in Spain without a visa from the USA? A. American citizens may legally stay in Spain up to 3 months without a visa, however the Spanish authorities may ask to see a return ticket or ticket to an other destination or proof of funds to […]