Inheritance Articles

Tax Demands sent by the Valencia Tax Authority likely Illegal

26/04/2016
Tax Demands sent by the Valencia Tax Authority likely Illegal

Many property purchasers in the Valencia Region may be able to claim against an illegal tax demand made by the Valencia Tax Agency

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Changes to property valuation in Valencia

19/04/2016
Changes to property valuation in Valencia

What happens when a relationship comes to an end and one partner wishes to sell the property while the other does not?

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Changes to Spanish Inheritance Tax for Non-Residents

31/03/2016
Changes to Spanish Inheritance Tax for Non-Residents

if the deceased was not resident in Spain , heirs not resident in Spain can apply the rules of the Autonomous Community in which the majority value of their assets are located. If the heirs are resident in Spain , the rules of the Autonomous Community where they reside shall apply.

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Changes to Inheritance tax in Galicia in 2016

31/03/2016
Changes to Inheritance tax in Galicia in 2016

The president of the Galician government, announced in October 2015 that inheritances with a value up to 400.000 euros will be exempt from tax from 1 January 2016.

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Should I make a Spanish Will?

29/01/2016
Should I make a Spanish Will?

Since the 17th of August 2015, European Regulation 650/2012 is the legislation that governs and determines the law of succession of which country should be applied when considering a cross-border inheritance.

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I am the named executor of a Will that contains assets in Spain – help!

06/05/2015
I am the named executor of a Will that contains assets in Spain – help!

According to Article 1344 of the Spanish Civil Code when the executor fails to meet the obligations set out above, the executor will be responsible for any damages suffered by creditors. However executor obligations also relate to the beneficiaries who may also take legal measures against the executor if they fail to fulfil their obligations.

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Dementia and Estate Planning in Spain

14/04/2015 0 Comments
Dementia and Estate Planning in Spain

With us all living longer, the prevalence of dementia is increasing and needs to be considered when planning for the distribution of our assets in the future. In an ideal world we would have this dealt with long before dementia becomes an issue, but not everyone is so lucky.

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New European Regulations on Wills in Spain from 2015

07/04/2015
New European Regulations on Wills in Spain from 2015

What effect will the new European Regulations on Wills have on residents and non-residents with assets in Spain?

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