RESIDENT OR NON-RESIDENT
Firstly what does that mean? Basically a resident of Spain is someone who spends more than 183 days per year in Spain....

RESIDENT OR NON-RESIDENT
APPLYING FOR RESIDENCE
Applying for Residencia is a simple though sometimes drawn out process...

APPLYING FOR RESIDENCE
NIE
NIE stands for Numero de Identificacion de Extranjeros or Foreigners Identity Number. As a resident you need this number for the purpose of paying taxes. As a non-resident you need this number if you wish to buy anything of value – a property or a car for example...

NIE
NOTARY, SOLICITORS AND "GESTORS"
There are different types of legal professionals available to the buyer of Spanish property. To explain, we have simplified the roles of each one...

NOTARY, SOLICITORS AND "GESTORS"
COSTS WHEN YOU BUY
There are various taxes and fees to pay when buying a property in Spain...

COSTS WHEN YOU BUY
TAXES WHILE YOU OWN
Income Tax and Real Estate Tax...While you are an owner of property in Spain annual taxes apply whether or not you are a resident. A person who is not a fiscal resident in Spain and who owns a property in Spain is, by law, liable to file Individual Income Tax, Property Tax and another tax known as Real Estate Tax...

TAXES WHILE YOU OWN
TAXES WHEN YOU SELL
There are 2 taxes due as a vendor when you sell your property...

TAXES WHEN YOU SELL
WILLS AND INHERITANCE TAX
As a general rule, Spanish law states that inheritance law is ruled by the national law of the deceased at the time of his/her death. Therefore, a Spanish national must leave part of his estate to his children but a UK citizen is allowed to will his assets according to UK law...

WILLS AND INHERITANCE TAX