The Almuñécar Town Hall has renewed an accord after almost 25 years, which deals with the Catastro on which property tax is based.
In 2006 the Motril Town Hall under a coalition administration revised the Catastro, recalculating property values at the height of the boom. Consequently, the calculations are far removed from today’s reality.
The Salobreña Town Council has approved an increase in the IBI (property tax) From 0.4% to 1.0%, which, according to the IU (left wing) party, makes the total increase so far as 40%.
The Motril Town Hall is set to cut 8,000,000 euros from its budget in order not to raise municipal taxes or be forced to axe jobs, the Vice-Mayor/Councillor for the Economy, José García Fuentes, explained.
The Association for Small & Medium Business for Almuñécar and La Herradura (APYME) has decried the ‘disproportionate’ rise in property tax (IBI), which went up by 10% for 2012.
A series of events concerning the IBI (municipal property tax) took place over a span of four days in Salobreña, causing quite a stir.
The Supreme Court of Andalucía has declared as null and void the municipal council meeting that approved the rise in the IBI (property rates).
A couple of pieces regarding local politics (I told you elections were on the agenda, didn’t I?). Firstly, the PSOE has been complaining about the state of the facilities (nursing homes) for the elderly in both Salobreña and Lobres. Apparently, the facilities are worse than useless, Not even a glass of clean water is available,…