Friday, August 14, 2020

Two expat-run charities on the Costa Blanca launch campaign to end Spain’s IVA taxation of charity shops

TWO expat-run charities on the Costa Blanca have launched a campaign to end the Spanish government’s 21% VAT taxation on goods sold...

How to look for hidden fees and commission in your Spanish compliant investment bonds – by Chorus Financial

NOW that Spain is returning to some semblance of normality, many of you are deciding to take control of your financial affairs. 

BREAKING: British shopping centre giant Intu goes into administration, spelling doubts for Torremolinos resort on Spain’s Costa del Sol

BRITISH shopping centre giant Intu has gone into administration after failing to secure a debt repayment holiday from lenders.

Torrevieja rated ‘cheapest in Spain’ for holiday rentals – last year prices low as €22 per person per night

AN online holiday site has rated Torrevieja as the ‘cheapest place in Spain’ to get a one-night family vacation rental in 2019.

One million tourism jobs ‘still at risk’ despite €4 billion emergency government plan, says leading Spanish tourism association

A LEADING tourism association has warned that ‘one million’ tourism-related jobs are still at risk in Spain, despite a €4 billion government...

US considers imposing extra tariffs on goods from Spain and UK

THE US has been considering imposing extra tariffs on goods from Spain and the UK.

Spain’s government announces aid plan for airlines in wake of coronavirus crisis

THE Spanish government has announced an aid plan for airlines in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

Spain will be worst hit first world country by coronavirus crisis, according to IMF

SPAIN will be the worst hit first world country, economically, due to the coronavirus crisis, the IMF has said.

Aid for crisis-hit self-employed workers in Spain’s Mallorca topped up with €8 million, benefiting an additional 4,000 people

The economic package has been introduced to stimulate economic recovery and curb unemployment

ERTEs set to be extended until end of 2020 in Spain’s Balearic Islands

Crisis-talks had been held between the Balearic Government and leading tourism bosses to discuss ways to help companies recover in a 'new normality'

What Are the Latest Developments in US Sports Betting Laws and Regulations?

2018 was a landmark year for the US sports betting industry. The Supreme Court struck down the 1992 federal law that essentially banned sports...

Bitcoin Banking Methods of the Future May Give Spain Hope in Times of Trouble

Economic slumps, stock market crashes, and businesses in turmoil; 2020 will go down as a tough financial year for a lot of people. With...

British company Intu behind huge ‘global resort’ on Spain’s Costa del Sol is ‘critical’ as insolvency talks ‘expected’

Article by Scarlet Jenkins BRITISH company Intu, which is set to open a resort ‘like no other’ in Torremolinos,...

Spain’s government plans to invest €150 billion in public funding as part of coronavirus recovery effort

THE Spanish government has announced that it intends to invest €150 billion as part of the coronavirus recovery effort.

Spain’s government plans movement towards ‘cashless’ society

SPAIN may take future steps towards cash transactions becoming something of the past, according to a plan put forward by the ruling...

Charlotte Tilbury sells her makeup empire to Spanish fashion company Puig

SPANISH fashion company Puig has purchased Charlotte Tilbury’s makeup empire.

COVID-19: Spanish Government to extend Spain’s ERTE schemes until September 30

THE Spanish Government has said it will extend its ERTE schemes until September 30. The financial programmes, which allow...

Spain ranks 36th on list of most competitive countries worldwide, while the UK is 19th

SPAIN has ranked 36th on the list of most competitive countries in the world, while the UK came in 19th.

COVID-19: Spain, it’s time to take control of your financial future!

CHORUS Financial’s Senior Partner Tracy Storer and I have a combined 15 years giving financial advice here in Spain. We’ve seen it...

Bank of Spain estimates the economy will shrink by up to 15% due to coronavirus crisis

THE Bank of Spain has estimated that the economy will shrink by 15% due to the coronavirus crisis.

‘NON PRIORITY’: Balearic Islands restricts reopening of nightclubs in Phase 3 of Spain’s COVID-19 de-escalation plan

President Francina Armengol said the utmost caution was needed at this moment and that she did not want to risk 'any wrong steps' being made in the fight against coronavirus

Andalucia registers biggest decrease in unemployment numbers throughout Spain in May

ANDALUCIA has registered the highest decrease in unemployment numbers throughout the whole of Spain in the month of May.

CONFIRMED: 6,000 Germans to jet into Spain’s Balearic Islands this month in pilot test for summer tourism

4,000 German nationals will be permitted to enter Mallorca, 1,000 to Menorca and 1,000 to the Pitiusas, made up of Ibiza and Formentera

Spain’s Google tax clears first hurdle in path through parliament

SPAIN’S proposed Google tax has cleared its first hurdle despite opposition from right-wing parties. It is part of a...

UN expert calls for Spain’s minimum income plan to be extended to combat poverty and inequality

A UN expert has called on Spain to extend its new minimum income scheme to more people. Olivier De...

Spanish mortgage victory leaves British couple with €15,000 in their pockets thanks to bank compensation payout

ONCE upon a time a happy English couple (let’s call them the Smiths) who worked very hard in Birmingham all their lives...