Banco de España advocates raising retirement age beyond 67
The Spanish state pension system is under threat from population aging The standard retirement age in Spain is gradually being increased from 65.. Read More
Spanish High Court will investigate Bankia officials over bank listing
The Bank of Spain's former head and seven other Spanish regulatory officials will be placed under investigation over their roles in the ill-fated listing.. Read More
Could Brexit be Guy Fawkes in disguise?
Brexit article – by Keith Littlewood, Blacktower Regional Manager Costa Calida On 3rd of November The High Court ruled that Theresa May.. Read More
Find peace of mind with a cost-effective and practical Avalon Funeral plans
In Spain, it is the norm to plan ahead for your funeral. It's all part of making things easier for the family and loved ones. The most common way.. Read More
Understanding the Funeral Process in Spain will help to avoid stress at a difficult time
In Spain, it is the norm to plan ahead for your funeral. It's all part of making things easier for the family and loved ones. The cost of a funeral.. Read More
Watch out for Paypal scammers asking you to gift money
Scammers trawl classifieds and Facebook pages looking for victims Out here in Spain many expats belong to buy/sell Facebook groups, and it's been.. Read More
Have you paid non-resident Inheritance Tax on Spanish assets?
Refunds can be claimed on taxes paid prior to an EU ruling Spain's discrimination against non-residents comes to an end……... Read More
Beware fraudsters. 8 things your bank will never ask you to do
Fraud is on the increase, particularly on the internet so be aware of potential scams Fraud hurts and there's nothing worse than being ripped off.. Read More
Fuel price comparison site for Spain
A useful way to save money supplied by the Ministry of Transport Fuel prices matter and have a nasty habit of quietly creeping upwards, so itás.. Read More
Non-resident inheritance tax in Spain? What does the EU ruling mean
Ábaco work throughout Spain providing professional services and peace of mind for clients Since the EU ruling about inheritance tax on 3rd September.. Read More
European Union rules that Spanish Inheritance Tax practices are illegal
The European Court of Justice orders Spain to change inheritance tax laws The implications of this are huge for those who may already have paid inheritance.. Read More
New Spanish road traffic and safety laws become law
Foreign registered vehicles owned by Spanish residents and businesses must now be replated if they are to remain in Spain New laws governing.. Read More
Important changes to Spanish road traffic laws affect drivers, passengers, cyclists and pedestrians
The laws aim to reduce the number of road deaths in Spain Foreign owned and registered cars must now be changed to Spanish plates After months.. Read More
EU residency certificate in Spain
The Certificado de registro como residente comunitario/ Certificate of residence for EU community nationals Basic fact sheets for those living in.. Read More
Obtaining an NIE number in Spain
An NIE number is essential for purchasing property or carrying out financial transactions in Spain Spanish Living Factsheets: Living in Spain 3.. Read More
Voting in Spain
Voting in Spain, Registering to vote in Spain, Voting in UK and European elections from Spain Living in Spain Factsheet 2. Click for full list.. Read More
What is a Community of Owners, Comunidad de propietarios
Spanish News Today Factsheets (Property) Property: 2: Community of Owners Click for: Full list of factsheets, Click Full list of factsheets.. Read More
Spanish News Today Spanish Living Factsheets
Basic factsheets about everyday life in Spain This selection of basic information has been designed to help English speakers moving to Spain or those.. Read More
What is the Euribor?
Spanish News Today Factsheets Financial factsheets Mortgages: 1: What is the Euribor? Click for: Full list of factsheets, Click Full list of.. Read More
Cédula de Habitabilidad ( Occupancy certificate)
Spanish News Today Factsheets (Property) Property: 1: Cédula de Habitabilidad ( Occupancy certificate) Click for: Full list of factsheets, Click.. Read More
British nationals living in Spain must now make passport applications online
Passport applications renewals and replacements must now be made online Basic factsheets for those moving to, or living in, Spain. Living in Spain.. Read More
Transfer your pension to Spain via currency exchange and save money
How to save money when transferring a pension to Spain Even with the global economic crisis taking a toll on housing prices and living costs, the.. Read More
Expats beware, speed limits are different for furgons with no seats
Seats in the back makes a difference of 30kph on motorways. Many of us, particularly those who have decided to work in Spain rather than just living.. Read More
Spanish law, driving with children in Spain
Seatbelt law, child restraints,whilst driving in Spain Motoring in Spain Factsheet 1. Click Spanish Living factsheets for a full list of useful.. Read More
Wild boar cause road accident, but who pays for the damage?
Accidents involving animals on the road are surprisingly common. This query began following a road accident caused in north-western Murcia in mid.. Read More