Tag Archive for taxes

Bogus Sheikh Sentenced

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The Supreme Court has ratified the 4.5-year prison sentenced handed down by a Málaga, provincial, law court on Wilson O., for fraud whilst impersonating an Arab Emirates Prime Minister.

Motril Austerity Measures

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.

Peace at Last!

The squabble between Torrenueva and its ertswhile masters, Motril has finally come to a peaceful conclusion, terminating in a document signed by the leaders of both towns. This was a dispute that even had the Torrenueva Mayor, Manuel Carrascosa, staging a sit-in within the Motril Town Hall, refusing to budge until “Torrenueva got what Torrenueva deserved.”

Changes in Transfer Tax and Stamp Duty for 2012 in Andalucía

On 1st January 2012 the Junta de Andalucía introduced several changes on how taxes under the jurisdiction of the autonomous region will be calculated.
More specifically transfer tax and stamp duty (in Spanish “Impuesto sobre Transmisiones Patrimoniales y Actos Jurídicos Documentados”) have been overall increased. Transfer tax and Stamp duty are regulated by the Royal decree 1/1993 of the 24th of September and enforced with the Royal decree 828/1995 of the 29th of May.

Asking Benny

Brilliant, I thought, just as the election campaigns begin, I suddenly appear on the Mayor’s TV channel – great for neutrality, but having been knobbled, I decided to go ahead and ask him some simmering questions.

Selling Your Property

At this time of economical unrest, many people are trying to sell their second homes and in Spain (as in most places) the procedure is complicated. You should be aware of the legal considerations and tax issues to avoid complications later on.