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CHANGE IN LAND TRANSFER TAX SINCE JANUARY 2016

LAND TRANSFER TAX (Impuesto sobre Transmisiones Patrimoniales) When buying real estate, which is not composed of new buildings, you have to pay a Land Transfer tax (Impuesto de Transmisiones Patrimoniales). This tax is payable within one month after the signing of the public sales-purchase deed (escritura de compraventa) and is … Continue reading

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Taxes and costs when selling real estate in Ibiza

1. Income tax (capital gains tax) for the seller Capital gains such as profits produced by way of the sale of real estate property in Spain are subject to the Spanish income tax. Calculation of the benefits of the sale This profit is calculated from the difference between the price … Continue reading

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Who is a resident and who is a non-resident?

“Residencia fiscal”, Tax residence According to the Spanish Income Tax Law, a person is considered a resident when staying more than 183 days per year in Spain and therefore being fully taxable in this country. In this case the country where the person is registered is not relevant. Notwithstanding the … Continue reading

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Tax exemption on the sale of real estate

Possibility of tax exemption on real estate sales Exempt from capital gains tax are: Persons over 65 years old Those residents over 65 who are selling their property and for the past three years have effected declarations with proof of owner occupancy in their Spanish income tax returns. Sale of … Continue reading

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Taxes & Purchase Costs When Buying Property In Ibiza

– GENERAL Foreigners wishing to buy or sell a property in Spain must be in possession of a tax identification number (Número de Identificacion para Extranjeros), NIE number in short. 1. LAND TRANSFER TAX (Impuesto sobre Transmisiones Patrimoniales) When buying real estate, which is not composed of new buildings, you … Continue reading

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Getting An NIE Number In Ibiza

WHAT DOES N.I.E. MEAN? The NIE (Número de Identificacion para Extranjeros) is a tax identification number for any foreigner who does not have the Spanish nationality but would like to do business in Spain. This includes, for eg. buying or selling real estate or vehicles, bank transactions, etc. WHAT DO … Continue reading

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Changes in Spanish tax legislation as of 2013

TAX INCREASE Right at the beginning of 2013 tax increases were approved by the Spanish Government and the Government of the Balearic Islands which equally relate to resident and non-resident property buyers and owners: Real estate transfer tax for buyers  The new tax rate is between 8% and 10% and, … Continue reading

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