Saturday, February 27, 2021

DEAR JENNIFER:- Why do I need to get insurance and funeral plans urgently sorted now?

I personally am feeling very upset about Brexit as no lorries seem to be getting here and English supermarkets are getting emptier...

SUN LAWYERS: Why you need to find the right lawyer to guide you through buying a house in Spain

BUYING a property is one of the biggest decisions most of us will make. Making a purchase in...

We need to talk about your financial adviser…

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial

Terrace tax suspended until 2022 to support pandemic-hit hospitality trade in popular expat town on Spain’s Blanca

SAN FULGENCIO council, which covers the British expat area of La Marina Urbanisation, has extended it’s suspension of the ‘terrace tax’ to...

SWAN’S CORNER:- The Pitfalls of Buying Spanish Rustic Property

THERE are many property professionals in Spain that do an excellent job airbrushing the considerable risks associated with buying rustic properties. Clearly,...

Bars and restaurants in Spain’s Balearic Islands criticise government’s failure to communicate when and how they can reopen

Local business unions have today slammed the government for their failure to communicate in what capacity bars and restaurants can open under

Investment Alert! Are you invested in Momentum Harmony, Lombard Russell or Privee Select Funds?

Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial

Brexit, currency transfers and the law in Spain

As we adjust to life post-Brexit there are many things to consider, but if you need to move money abroad there is...

MONEY MATTERS with Chorus Financial on why expats in Spain cannot retain a UK financial adviser

MONEY MATTERS answers all of your questions on finance, tax, pensions, investments and more here in Spain. Chorus Financial...

Bars and restaurants can reopen in Spain’s Balearic Islands from March 2

In this much awaited de-escalation plan, bars and restaurants will however only allow be allowed to make use of their terraces

More job cuts as children’s toy store becomes latest victim of Spain’s COVID-19 downturn

THE common sight of the unique twin arch entrances of toy store Imaginarium will soon be no more as the company announces...

LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL: Bars and restaurants in the Valencia region to reopen in March

BARS and restaurants in the Valencian Community will reopen gradually from March 1 – COVID permitting. A meeting between...

Expert predicts new Aldi-Lidl price war in fresh challenge to Mercadona’s place as Spain’s leading supermarket

A fresh supermarket price war between Aldi and Lidl has been predicted by one of Spain's major retail market research analysts.

Energy firm Iberdrola announces plan for massive floating wind power farm off Spain’s coast

SPANISH energy company Iberdrola wants to spend over €1 billion on a massive floating wind power farm off the coast, so long...

WELCOME TO ‘MANHATTAN’: Plans for mega development complex in Valencia’s Cullera to go ahead despite court setback

THE highly controversial development known as ‘Manhattan’ will finally go ahead as planned in Cullera (Valencia Province) despite a court sentence against...

Business owners slam government’s decision to keep bars and restaurants in Spain’s Balearic Islands closed until March

Last week, President Francina Armengol announced that she would keep bars and restaurants closed in Formentera, Ibiza, Mallorca and Menorca until March 2

SWAN’S CORNER: Legal Pointers on Building Work in Spain’s Valencian Community

So you have found your perfect fixer upper home in the Valencia region and now its time to put your own stamp...

SWAN’S CORNER: Do I really need to make a Spanish will?

It is all too common for many of us to put off making a will in Spain. After all,...

SWAN’S CORNER: Time to check if you have to declare your non-Spanish assets on Form 720

SPRING is on the way and so you MUST check if you are obliged to file a 720 Declaration by the end...

IT’S OFFICIAL: Valencia hospitality closures extended until March

Regional president Ximo Puig finally confirmed the measure this morning after a week full of negotiations, speculation and protests

Registering Your Legal Entity Identifier Code? Here’s What You Need To Know About It

When your company or business is in the process of expanding globally, you need to be familiar with the process of Legal Entity Identifier...

Did you sign up with a Financial Adviser in Spain?

Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial

Dutch beer giant Heineken to cull 8,000 jobs worldwide – Spain’s workforce in danger

HOLLAND's famous beer brand Heineken has announced it is to cut 8,000 jobs worldwide after a year of heavy losses due to...

Why did the Minister of Finance refuse to lower the VAT on electricity in January after prices reached an...

IT has been an expensive start to the year for taxpayers in Spain. The combination of the coronavirus pandemic and storm Filomela,...

Death of the Tax Return: UK tax is going digital

IF, like us, you’re obsessed with keeping up with the latest news and regulatory changes from HMRC, you’ll know all about Making...

Así es cómo ha evolucionado el mercado de e-commerce en la época de la pandemia

Según varias fuentes el crecimiento de las ventas online en los últimos ocho meses ha notado un crecimiento de hasta un 400% en algunas...

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DEAR JENNIFER:- Why do I need to get insurance and funeral plans urgently sorted now?

I personally am feeling very upset about Brexit as no lorries seem to be getting here and English supermarkets are getting emptier...