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Paperwork

Navigating the Spanish paperwork system can be entertaining at best, and downright frustrating at worst. This section aims to help you through the maze

 Elle Draper

Spanish Tests for Extranjeros – important info

Spanish Tests for Extranjeros – important info

Spanish tests for extranjeros. As part of efforts to preserve the Spanish language… there is a new procedure that will be rolled out across the country from January 1st 2014. 

 Elle Draper

Property Owners in Spain – Pay Attention

Property Owners in Spain – Pay Attention

When we first moved to Spain, we were shocked at how far behind the country was in terms of energy efficiency, heath & safety, and recycling. Even in our “modern” town – we didn’t have easy access to glass recycling, and were shocked at the several layers of plastic around a pack of fresh broccoli […]

 Elle Draper

Consulate Open Day in Lanzarote

Consulate Open Day in Lanzarote

Get the most up to date information on the issues that matter most to the Brits that live on Lanzarote.

 Elle Draper

How to Fill in your Certificado de Extranjeros (Residencia)

This information is applicable to EU citizens. It gves you step by step instructions on how to complete your forms to register as living in Spain. This is for Form EX18 To download the form to complete, click the link below

 Elle Draper

Reporting animal cruelty in Spain

Reporting animal cruelty in Spain

There are very few of us living in Spain that have not seen animals being treated less than fairly. So how can we go about reporting animal cruelty in Spain?

 Elle Draper

Applying for your Empadronamiento

Applying for your Empadronamiento

Every municipality in Spain (much like a county in the UK and Ireland) holds a “padron” at its Ayuntamiento (Town Hall). This is a list of the municipality’s occupants, much like an electoral roll.

 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 […]