TIE RESIDENCE CARD AND RESIDENCE FOR TAX PURPOSES

  On 1 February 2020 the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland leaves the European Union and the Withdrawal Agreement enters into force, which includes a transition period that lasts until 31 December 2020. Article 18.4 of this Agreement states that UK nationals will be entitled to receive a residence document expressly reflecting…

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MESSAGE BY THE BRITISH CONSULATE REGARDING OBTAINING RESIDENCY IN SPAIN

  Thank you for your enquiry of 29/06/2020.   We understand your need for clarity regarding obtaining Residency in Spain. Up until now, UK nationals (UKNs) have been issued with the green ‘Certificado de registro de ciudadano de la Unión Europea’ (NIE). This will remain a valid document. From 6 July 2020, you will be…

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NEW MESSAGE FROM DAVID FISHER (CHAIRMAN OF THE CHICLANA FOREIGN RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION AND AUAN) RE DE-ESCALATION OF COVID-19 LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS

The government have decided to make the wearing of masks compulsory in public places as from midnight tonight Wednesday 20th May 2020. According to the health ministry, the use of scarves, bandannas or shawls as masks will not be permitted. But, as ever, there are certain exceptions and stipulations to the controversial new ruling. Children…

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TAX RESIDENCE IN SPAIN ACCORDING TO INTERNAL SPANISH LEGISLATION

Tax residence in Spain is regulated under article 9 of the Personal Income Tax Law. Individuals are resident in Spain for tax purposes if they meet at least one of the following criteria: a) Spend more than 183 days in Spain during a calendar year. b) Have Spain as their main base or centre of…

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TAX RESIDENCE. TIE-BREAKER RULES

An individual can only be resident for tax purposes in one country, which will be where they will be taxed on their income earned held anywhere in the world. However, the tax authorities in two countries may consider that the individual is resident in both, which would result in double taxation prohibited under international tax…

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FORM 720 INFRACTIONS AND PENALTIES

If an individual does not submit the informative tax form or submits it late, or submits the form 720 with incomplete, inaccurate or incorrect details, they may incur a serious infraction. The penalty will consist of a fine of €5,000 for each omitted, incomplete, inaccurate or incorrect detail or group of details. The minimum fine…

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NEW MESSAGE FROM DAVID FISHER (CHAIRMAN OF THE CHICLANA FOREIGN RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION AND AUAN) RE DE-ESCALATION OF COVID-19 LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS

  From Diario de Cádiz https://www.diariodecadiz.es/noticias-provincia-cadiz/coronavirus-preguntas-respuestas-desescalada-Cadiz_0_1459954467.html   After the appearance of the Minister of Health, Salvador Illa, new questions arise to detail how to deal with the plans for the de-escalation . Here we try to respond to some of those related to daily life in order to reach that “new normal” that the authorities…

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