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Money and Finance

This section is for all things connected to money and finance in Spain

 Chris Webb

Why cash is no longer king

Why cash is no longer king

I think that it is fair to say that the global economy has been ill for some time! Central banks throughout the developed world have tried to cure the illness in the form of ultra-low interest rates and other extraordinary measures, aimed at stimulating economic growth.

 Roy Welch

Spanish Tax – The Unavoidable Minefield

Spanish Tax – The Unavoidable Minefield

Occupational and State pensions are only taxable in Spain if you are resident there, and are taxed as ‘general’ income in Spain, and added to income such as rental income and other pensions taxable in the same way, as part of your worldwide income.  A deduction of between €2,652 and €4,080 is available against such […]

 Elle Draper

AIMGMT

Louise started her career in financial services in Canada in 1996 where she worked for one of the largest financial services firms Investors Group. From Canada she moved to the UK and joined one of the most respected life companies Abbey Life. She then went onto specializing in giving mortgage advice. Having been raised and […]

 British Embassy Press Releases

British Embassy Press Release: UK and Spain join forces to share information on UK benefit fraudsters in Spain

British Embassy Press Release: UK and Spain join forces to share information on UK benefit fraudsters in Spain

UK AND SPANISH AUTHORITIES JOIN FORCES TO SHARE INFORMATION ON UK BENEFIT FRAUDSTERS IN SPAIN

 British Embassy Press Releases

Official Press Release from British Embassy – Feb 2013

Official Press Release from British Embassy – Feb 2013

Over-55s risk huge medical bills by failing to take out comprehensive holiday insurance

 Alan Gandy

One of the biggest mistakes you can make moving to Spain!

One of the biggest mistakes you can make moving to Spain!

One of the biggest mistakes you can make when emigrating to Spain – or any other country for that matter is not moving your money around in the wisest way. What makes us say this? The simple fact that it is the one and only big mistake we made.

 Elle Draper

Learn Spanish – Financial Terms

Learn Spanish – Financial Terms

Want to learn Spanish? We hope you find the following list of Spanish financial terms and their meanings useful

 Elle Draper

Tax Raise in Spain

Due to public spending, the Spanish Government has introduced a temporary tax raise from 24% to 24,75% for 2012 and 2013, on income from rental of your property in Spain. This is a provisional measure that will affect tax payable on Rental Income. We use (and recommend) Ben Simkins for our tax affairs. You can […]