TEMPORARY REGULATION FOR BRITISH RESIDENTS BEFORE THE BREXIT

TEMPORARY REGULATION FOR BRITISH RESIDENTS BEFORE THE BREXIT

Despite the uncertainty in the United Kingdom about the effectiveness of Brexit and its effects, given the proximity of the 30th of March  2019 (which is the deadline to come to an agreement in order to separate from the European Union) and despite the fact that Spain has a government in office at the moment, last Saturday, the 2nd of March, the Official State Gazette published Royal Decree-law number 5/2019, of the 1st of March, regarding which provisional measures are adopted given the possibility that the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland withdraw from the European Union without having previously reached the agreement included in Art. 50 of […]

INCREASE IN THE IBI TAX FOR UNOCUPPIED HOUSES

    The Royal Decree-law number 21/2018, issued on the 14th December, as a matter of emergencies in the matter of housing and rent, includes important changes in this area, mainly regarding the regulation of rents. I would like to highlight now an alleged increase in the tax burden for the “unoccupied property with permanent character”, as well as the modification of Article 72.4 of the Law on Local Taxes, which allows municipalities to demand a surcharge of up to 50% of the quota of the IBI tax. This is not a new issue, given that in the past there were several attempts to put it into practice, although our […]