Spanish Wills & Inheritance

The “trousseau” and “additional assets” in Inheritance Tax in Spain: What is the trousseau in Spain?

14, 07, 2021|Spanish Wills & Inheritance|

What is the trosseau in Spain? To the estate, which is made up of the assets of the inheritance, must be added what is known as "Household Goods or Trosseau", which may well be confused with the personal belongings and objects of the deceased. This is an objective estimate fixed by law and amounts to [...]

How do we determine the value of the assets of an inheritance in Spain? | WELEX

30, 06, 2021|Spanish Wills & Inheritance|

Once we have tried to give an answer to the regulations governing Inheritance Tax in Spain and who is subject to this tax depending on various personal and territorial criteria, we will continue to unravel the essential elements affecting Inheritance Tax such as the value of the assets of the inheritance in Spain. Let's continue: [...]

Am I obliged to accept an inheritance in Spain? | WELEX

14, 06, 2021|Spanish Wills & Inheritance|

I am a legitimate heir or I have been named as heir in a will, but am I obliged to accept an inheritance in Spain?   As we have commented in previous blogs the heirs succeed the deceased as universal heirs, i.e. they inherit not only the goods and rights (assets) that the deceased had [...]

Where is Inheritance Tax in Spain payable? | WELEX

19, 05, 2021|Spanish Wills & Inheritance|

In general terms, Inheritance Tax in Spain is payable in the Autonomous Community where the deceased had his or her habitual residence.   What do we mean by habitual residence for Inheritance Tax in Spain purposes? Article 28 of Law 22/2009 of 18 December 2009, which regulates the financing system of the Autonomous Communities under [...]

Definitive guide for Inheritance Tax in Andalusia | WELEX

28, 04, 2021|Spanish Wills & Inheritance, Tax in Spain|

Although our law firm in Marbella does not wish to give our readers false expectations, we pretend to solve in the below mentioned text  doubts that Inheritance Tax in Andalusia may entail. However, its a pleasure to explain in the following lines a general summary when it comes to Inheritance Tax in the Autonomous Community [...]

The electronic Hague Apostille in Belgian public documents

17, 09, 2019|Others, Property in Spain, Spanish Accountancy, Spanish Wills & Inheritance|

The electronic Hague Apostille Our law firm in Marbella helps clients of Belgian nationality resolve any legal issues they may have in Spain. Very often, we ask for Powers of Attorney to be able to carry out certain legal procedures in Spain. It is required that Powers of Attorney be granted to you [...]

WELEX = We are the law

18, 12, 2018|Others, Property in Spain, Spanish Accountancy, Spanish Wills & Inheritance, Tax in Spain|

After having published more than 250 blogs in four different languages ​​on Welex’s website, we wanted to try something different. Instead of writing about a specific regulation regarding the tax return on the income of natural persons, the corporate tax or the non-resident income tax in Spain, the inheritance tax and a long etcetera, we [...]

Changes in the Spanish inheritance tax in Andalucía, Spain

14, 06, 2018|Spanish Wills & Inheritance|

As of January 1, 2018, significant changes in the inheritance tax took effect in Andalucía, Spain. These changes affect both residents and non-residents who own properties such as vacation homes here The recent reforms of the Spanish inheritance tax in Andalusia allow that in most cases the spouses, children and parents will no longer have [...]

Confirmation of the blow to inheritance and donation tax in Andalusia

26, 02, 2018|Spanish Wills & Inheritance, Tax in Spain|

Welex, your law firm and team of economists in Marbella, is pleased to confirm what was already mentioned in our previous article "Blow to the inheritance and donation tax in Andalusia." Law 5/2017, of December 5th, approves the general budgets for the Autonomous Community of Andalusia for the 2018 fiscal year. It is worth highlighting [...]


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