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Taxation in Spain

Taxation in Spain

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A guide to Spanish taxation in 2015 for expats, with up-to-date information on income tax, VAT, property tax and other taxes for residents and non-residents in Spain.

Taxes and social security for freelancers and the self-employed in Spain

Taxes and social security for freelancers and the self-employed in Spain

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Freelancers and self-employed workers in Spain have to pay income tax and VAT on profits, as well as make social security contributions.

Taxes in Spain: NIE tax identification numbers

Taxes in Spain: NIE tax identification numbers

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All individuals who have to pay taxes in Spain or deal with the Spanish tax authorities are assigned a Spanish tax identification number, the NIE.

The best way to transfer money internationally

The best way to transfer money internationally

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Sending money internationally can be fast and easy. Money transfer experts TorFX explains.

How to get a higher interest rate for your bank savings

How to get a higher interest rate for your bank savings

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Zero interest rates have a significant impact on people’s savings, pensions and investment yields. How can you act now to get the highest interest rate possible for your savings? [Contributed by Raisin]

Expat money matters: How to protect your cash

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Getting your finances in proper order before relocating overseas is vital to achieve happiness and be rid of any worries in your new home.

The best ways to transfer money internationally

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It is important to assess the costs and benefits of different transfer options to ensure you get the best deal on your international money transfers.

Getting insurance in Spain

Getting insurance in Spain

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Find out which insurances are mandatory in Spain, and what extra coverage you need to protect your lifestyle and family while living in Spain.

How to open a bank account in Spain

How to open a bank account in Spain

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If you're living in Spain, banking and payments will be easier once you open a bank account in Spain, especially if you don't have a 'chip and pin' debit or credit card.

Portable retirement planning for expats: a solution

Portable retirement planning for expats: a solution

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Expatica's financial expert Russell Hammond considers some of the issues and wider choices affecting expats in planning for their retirement abroad.

Portable retirement planning for expats: the challenges

Portable retirement planning for expats: the challenges

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Expatica's financial expert Russell Hammond explores the current issues facing European portable retirement planning.

Expat pension plans: How to make QROPS work for you

Expat pension plans: How to make QROPS work for you

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If you've gathered pensions from a number of countries and plan on retiring abroad, Expatica's pension expert Phil Loughton explains how to transfer your pension plans abroad.

Expat guide to offshore investment

Expat guide to offshore investment

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Overwhelmed by the number of offshore investment products? Expatica's expert Russell Hammond explains the basics for investing abroad and using offshore investments for portable retirement planning.

Changes to UK pensions 2014 – is QROPS still beneficial for expats?

Changes to UK pensions 2014 – is QROPS still beneficial for expats?

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Following changes to UK pension legislation in March 2014, financial expert Steven Grover discusses whether QROPS is still a beneficial option for expats living abroad.

QROPS – is it a pension option for expats living abroad?

QROPS – is it a pension option for expats living abroad?

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Following changes to UK pension legislation, financial expert Steven Grover discusses whether a QROPS pension scheme is an option for expats living in Europe.

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