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  1. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Non-Lucrative Visa: Maintaining fiscal compliance and legal immigration status at the same time [Short summary: USA citizen with non-lucrative visa, will arrive in Spain in April of this year; hoping to convert it to residence-with-work visa/permit in the Year 2 visa renewal. Remotely based...
  2. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Self employed residents of Spain should pay that 250 amount euro every month, but those payments are deducted from their taxes, correct? Is it possible for a self employed resident of Spain to generate such little income that the 250 monthly amount is the ONLY amount they pay in taxes? Or are...
  3. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi, I'm moving to Malaga (well, a town nearby on the coast) next week. I'm looking for an accountant with expertise in both the American tax system and in helping expats set up as self-employed. I'm American, married to a Belgian who works for a Dutch company (that won't change). I'm an...
  4. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi, we have been asked to submit a certified document from a gestor to 'state our reason to move to spain' in our NIE application. Does anyone have experience with this? Can you recommend an affordable gestor in the Barcelona area for this one simple document? Any ideas what it would cost...
  5. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi Folks, Please excuse the unusual question. I am a independent freelancer working mostly for companies in the US and think about moving to Spain. I found already most of the info regarding registering, taxes etc. online, so I think the "objective" side of things I understood and think that...
  6. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi all, I moved to Madrid from Ireland at the beginning of this year and will need to start contributing tax to the Spanish system in a couple of months time. I am a software engineer who is working with an Irish company and have continued to do so remotely from my home in Spain. My company is...
  7. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello, I've currently been offered prospective work for a company which is registered in the uk. As they are a start up, they are currently only able to offer freelance or autonomo contracts. Intially, during my meetings with them, and before I was informed of the contract situation, we had...
  8. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello, Just looking for a bit of help into what I need to do when I arrive in Spain with my family. I’ll be moving to Spain at the start of August with my (non-EU) wife and 2 children. (the kids should be entering on UK passports) We’re looking at moving to Vinarós (any information about...
  9. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello all, I moved to Spain about 6 months ago to be reunited with my wife. She was transferred here for work and the rest of the family (my son and I) are covered by her social security payments. I got a Business English gig in March for a few months (up until summer) with one of these doggy...
  10. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi, I am a UK based web developer, and have a potential contract in Alicante. I have been told I would have to register as an Autonomo for tax / social security payement, as I would be living there for 9 months. What I would like to know is how much I would receive after tax / social security...
  11. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello, I am self employed and the clock it ticking to return my Declaracion de Renta. I have no idea how to go about this. I understand I have a few options: 1. I can fill in the form online myself (my Spanish is not great and the form seems complicated) 2. I can ask for and accept...
  12. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    A quick question on insurance and freelancing... I am registered as an autonomo and work with IT and software development. An incoming contract requires "Errors and Omissions" (professional liability) insurance. Back in the UK, this costs about 200 ukp per year, but here I can only find quotes...
  13. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    I'm Canadian and the working holiday visa scheme is quite new for Spain. According to the Spanish consulate in Toronto, if you plan to stay in Spain for more than 6 months, you are issued a 3-month visa within which you must apply for a work authorization and foreign identity card in Spain. I...
  14. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    I am a UK pensioner but pay autonomo here in Spain. I have been told that this is not necessary and wonder if anybody has had success opting out and how they did it. Thanks.
  15. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello, I'm working as autónomo, and before summer I was issuing invoices with 15% "retención IRPF". However, I read that from September, that's gone up to 21% (along with IVA too, but I'm working as a teacher so I don't charge that). So I issued an invoice with 21% IRPF, but they came back to...
  16. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi Everyone My husband and I are planning a move to the Axarquia area in around 18 months time - so think its time to start getting some of my questions answered if you could help me out. We will be living on my husbands two pensions (both government pensions) but as a hobby my husband is...
  17. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi, I'm just casually thinking of moving to the Spain. I'm self-employed and believe the tax is 250 euros with a lower rate in certain cases. Does this apply in all situations, for example if I was selling on Amazon Uk from uK sourced products shopped within UK. Also if for example someone...
  18. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi all, first post in this forum! My fiance and I are hoping to spend a year or so overseas in 2013, and currently we're looking at doing that in Spain. I know that it's difficult due to the high unemployment rate, but I'd like to at least investigate the possibility before giving up on the...
  19. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi, a (hopefully) simple question - if I want to sell products online, for example an ebook, do I need to be registered as an autónomo, or can I just declare the money I make from the sales when I do my tax return?
  20. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    I am asking anyone and everyone who may have any knowledge on the following. I am registered as an autonomo teacher in Spain. I am about to start selling software through Apple Macintosh which is based in America. They will be using invoices and taxing at point of sale. This is on worldwide...
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