Business and Taxes Articles

Companies Liabilities for Employee’s Criminal Actions in Spain

28/04/2016
Companies Liabilities for Employee’s Criminal Actions in Spain

Following reforms carried out to the Spanish Penal Code in 2010 and 2015 corporations may now be liable for the actions of their employees.

Continue Reading »

Changes in European Trademarks’ Regulations

28/02/2016
Changes in European Trademarks’ Regulations

In general terms, the modified regulation confers more rights to the owners of EU trademarkas in order to prevent that trademark being counterfeited…

Continue Reading »

The legal regulations for B&B’s and Holiday Homes in Spain

29/11/2015
The legal regulations for B&B’s and Holiday Homes in Spain

While many people who visit Spain would love to stay, it can be difficult to find employment, like they would in their country of origin, as a result of language difficulties and a stagnant local jobs market. As a result, many take the opportunity to set-up a business, often for the first time, and taking […]

Continue Reading »

Relocating Employees to Madrid

09/11/2015
Relocating Employees to Madrid

Relocating an employee to live in another country is now a commonplace requirement for any international company, while individuals also seek worldwide job opportunities. Moving an employee to Madrid represents a number of particular challenges, particularly with language but also culture.

Continue Reading »

Setting-up a Diving Business in Spain

27/09/2015
Setting-up a Diving Business in Spain

setting-up a diving business requires compliance with a number of national and regional laws. This is quite a complex matter…

Continue Reading »

Tax implications of making a ‘gift’ of your UK property assets

14/05/2015
Tax implications of making a ‘gift’ of your UK property assets

For anyone resident in Spain there are certain considerations to take into account if you want to make a ‘gift’ to a family member or indeed any other individual, of a property you own, that is located outside Spain.

Continue Reading »

What You Need to Know about Tax Form 720

02/05/2015
What You Need to Know about Tax Form 720

Those who are tax resident in Spain (both local Spanish residents and expats resident in Spain) are legally obliged to provide information to the Spanish tax authorities regarding any offshore accounts, offshore investments, and real estate located abroad. It should be noted that tax form 720 does not imply additional taxation (it is an informative form). The […]

Continue Reading »

Costs of Setting-up a Business in Spain

11/04/2015
Costs of Setting-up a Business in Spain

Setting-up a business in Spain can be an exciting, if nerve-racking, time – especially for those who do not have a high level of Spanish, sufficient to deal with Spanish local and national tax authorities. Here we provide some initial insights and advice on getting started.

Continue Reading »

Grounds for challenging a dismissal due to an Employer’s Financial Problems

08/04/2015
Grounds for challenging a dismissal  due to an Employer’s Financial Problems

In last month’s article we discussed dismissal from employment based on financial grounds…We revealed that there is a reasonably good possibility of challenging such a dismissal.

Continue Reading »

Dealing With a Non-Paying Business Customer in Spain

11/03/2015
Dealing With a Non-Paying Business Customer in Spain

What options are available to a company when a business customer in Spain fails to pay one or a number of invoices?

Continue Reading »

Legal Options if redundancy in Spain for ‘Economic Reasons’

04/03/2015
Legal Options if redundancy in Spain for ‘Economic Reasons’

What options do you have if you are made redundant in Spain for what are termed ‘Economic Reasons’?

Continue Reading »