Residential Lettings

Landlords: VAT liability when renting-out a property in Spain

13/12/2018
Landlords: VAT liability when renting-out a property in Spain

If you are thinking of renting-out a property in Spain , then normally this type of activity would be considered to be exempt from VAT. However, that will not be the case if your tenant decides to begin carrying-out a business activity in the rented property. In this case , you have the obligation to deduct […]

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Landlord and Tenants’ Rights in Spain

26/09/2014

Introduction Known in Spanish as the Ley de Arrendamiento Urbano (LAU 29/1994)* this law forms the basis of the rules that regulate landlord and tenants rights in Spain. In Spain the leasing of a property for residential purposes is distinguished from other types of leases – such as commercial businesses, for example. A lease is […]

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Legal and tax effects of renting a room in Spain

30/07/2013
Legal and tax effects of renting a room in Spain

Civil Code While much time has been spent here and in other publications discussing the legal aspects of renting a property in Spain, we often overlook an ever-more common situation whereby a property owner decides to rent out a room to a lodger. Due to the ever increasing rental costs in Spain and the need […]

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