EU: Schengen Visa Types & Validity

EU: Schengen Visa Types & Validity

Schengen Visa Types & Validity In this article A Schengen visa obtained by any of the Schengen Area member countries allows free movement to its holder within the whole Schengen Zone regarding the European Union Schengen members as well as the EFTA Schengen members, up to its validity and period limitations. According …

EU: Schengen Visa Info

EU: Schengen Visa Info

Schengen Visa Information What is Schengen? Schengen refers to the EU passport-free zone that covers most of the European countries. It’s the largest free travel area in the world. What is a Schengen Visa? A Schengen visa is a short-stay visa that allows a person to travel to any members of the Schengen …

Spain – Change in vehicle ownership

Spain – Change in vehicle ownership

CHANGE IN VEHICLE OWNERSHIP IMPORTANT: Before applying for a change in ownership of the vehicle you will need to: o Cancel any restriction on the vehicle use that might be recorded in the Registry of Personal Property, unless the Finance Company gives its express consent. o Pay the sanctions imposed …

Spain – Notification of transmission or sale of the vehicle

Spain – Notification of transmission or sale of the vehicle

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSMISSION OR SALE OF THE VEHICLE IMPORTANT: Before applying for a change in ownership of the vehicle you will need to: o Cancel any restriction on the vehicle use that might be recorded in the Registry of Personal Property, unless the Finance Company gives its express consent. o …

Spain – Exchanging your driver’s license

Spain – Exchanging your driver’s license

If you want to drive in Spain, as a foreigner, you need a valid and legal driver’s license. There are 2 possible scenarios: As a Tourist If you are a citizen of the EU, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein – You need your country’s driver’s license (European format). If you are …

Spain – Empadronamiento (Registration to the City Hall)

Spain – Empadronamiento (Registration to the City Hall)

What does empadronamiento (registration) mean? It means registering at the municipal register, for all the people who live in a given municipality. It is a right and a duty for everybody who lives in Spain, regardless of their nationality and whether they hold a residence permit or not. In order to register, …

Spain: Law 14/2013, of 27 September 2013, on support for entrepreneurs and their internationalisation.

Spain: Law 14/2013, of 27 September 2013, on support for entrepreneurs and their internationalisation.

Law 14/2013, of 27 September 2013, on support for entrepreneurs and their internationalisation. Disclaimer: please note that this is an unofficial, non-legally binding English version of the legally binding original Spanish text published in the Spanish Official Journal (Boletín Oficial del Estado) of 28 September 2013. TITLE V Internationalisation of …

Income taxes abroad

Income taxes abroad

Income taxes abroad   Which country can tax you? There are no EU-wide rules that say how EU nationals who live, work or spend time outside their home countries are to be taxed on their income. However, the country where you are resident for tax purposes can usually tax your total worldwide income, …

Spain –  Income taxes abroad – employee and self employed taxes in Spain

Spain – Income taxes abroad – employee and self employed taxes in Spain

Income taxes abroad – Spain I’m an employee I’m self-employed I’m an employee Which income will be taxed in Spain? Living in Spain for at least 183 days in a 12‑month period? You must pay tax on your worldwide income there. Living in Spain for less than 183 days? You are not considered …

Spain –  Starting a Business in Spain – Procedure, Time and Cost

Spain – Starting a Business in Spain – Procedure, Time and Cost

Starting a Business in Spain – Procedure, Time and Cost Step 1. Obtain a certificate of availability for the proposed company name (certificación negativa de la denominación social). Agency : Mercantile Registry To register a company, entrepreneurs can choose between obtaining a certificate of availability of the company name or …