Spanish Wills & Inheritance

Accepting your Inheritance in Spain

18, 09, 2017|Property in Spain, Spanish Wills & Inheritance|

After one’s loved one passes away, his or her heirs have the right to accept the inheritance or reject it. In the case of acceptance, the following documentation must be obtained in order to grant your Acceptance of Inheritance Deed in front of a Spanish Notary:   – Death Certificate, issued by the Civil Registry [...]

Spanish Inheritance less than 250,000 euros will not pay inheritance taxes in Andalucía

16, 08, 2017|Spanish Wills & Inheritance, Tax in Spain|

The Spanish region “Andalucía” legislation on inheritance procedures has suffered an interesting change in the application of the autonomic reduction for spouse and direct relatives by inheritance. New legislation on Spanish Inheritance Tax in Andalucía came into force on 1st January 2017. Thus, an autonomous reduction is established for Andalusia for spouses and direct relatives [...]

Legal effects of Powers of Attorney granted out of Spain

18, 06, 2017|Property in Spain, Spanish Wills & Inheritance, Tax in Spain|

Relevant information with regards to POA in Spain are mentioned at the Spanish Resolution of September 14th, 2106 of the so known Dirección General de los Registros y del Notariado   Do you wish to sell your property in Spain? English speaking Spanish lawyer in Marbella wish you to line out the following to take [...]

What documentation do I need to request to the seller to purchase an already existing property in Spain?

07, 06, 2017|Property in Spain, Spanish Wills & Inheritance, Tax in Spain|

First, we would like to differentiate between properties that are acquired directly from the developer or under construction and the properties of second transmission, depending on whether it is one or the other properties referred, we will request to the vendor different documents. In this blog we are going to focus on Spanish properties of [...]

What measures affect the wealth tax in Spain for residents and non-residents?

13, 02, 2017|Property in Spain, Spanish Wills & Inheritance, Tax in Spain|

Wealth Tax in Spain! Although the Spanish wealth tax was temporarily restored for the years 2011 and 2012, several tax measures have been taken since December 28th, 2012 in order to consolidate public finances and promote the economic activity in Spain.   In 2013, the validity of the Wealth Tax was prolonged for the years [...]

What is the right of usufruct in Spain? Fundamental elements

20, 05, 2015|Property in Spain, Spanish Wills & Inheritance|

It is important, before entering into the fundamental elements of the right of usufruct in Spain, to make clear what the concept is of usufruct as well as the right of usufruct. Therefore, and in order to make this post easy to understand, we can explain the usufruct is the right, by the usufructuary to [...]

Which tax must be paid on the payment in kind in Spain?

09, 03, 2015|Spanish Wills & Inheritance, Tax in Spain|

Payment in kind is a term that recently can be heard in all communication media in Spain. It is about the agreement of delivering the real property by the debtor to the bank, in exchange of paying off the debt that was entered into when purchasing the property in Spain. Said in other words, the [...]

How can we help you through the inheritance process in Spain: Procedures and taxes

07, 01, 2015|Property in Spain, Spanish Wills & Inheritance, Tax in Spain|

On the website of this English speaking law firm in Marbella, we have already explained quite a lot on the legal aspects which our clients are faced with. This is also the fundamental aim of our blog: to explain more into detail subjects that might, a priori, seem laborious to let’s say people who do [...]


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