Posts Categorized: Non-residents of Spain

The EU Court Rules that Non-resident Inheritance Tax in Spain Is Illegal

On Wednesday 3 September 2014, The European Court of Justice declared Spain’s “discriminatory” inheritance law illegal according to EU law. The Court ruled that inheritance tax in Spain and gift tax laws are discriminatory in cases where the deceased or the giver, the inheritor or the recipient are not Spanish residents, and also when the… Read more »

How Do I Know if I’m a Spanish Resident or Non-resident for Tax Purposes?

Are you a Spanish resident? It’s important to know so you can plan your taxes accordingly. Am I a Spanish resident? Individuals become officially resident in Spain for tax purposes if they live more than 183 days of the calendar year on Spanish territory or if the principal centre of activity or physical base of… Read more »