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Mijas has indeed become one of the most popular areas in Costa del Sol for buying a house, a villa or an apartment. Whether in Mijas Pueblo, Mijas Costa, la Cala or Las Lagunas, this charming “white-coloured village” enjoys attractive residential areas lying on the hills with impressive views over the sea. Relatively clean beaches near the biggest golf resort in Spain provide an intense and vibrant social life throughout the entire year. Interestingly enough, statistics show that the number of residents during the year is much lower than the actual number of inhabitants, which proves the importance of tourism for the local economy and businesses.
A law firm like Tejada Solicitors in Nerja can deliver professional legal advice and support you in a range of cases, such as:
As experienced solicitors in Mijas, we base our advice on an extensive list of cases and opinions from different professionals. When it comes to talking business and completing important transactions, we believe risks should be avoided at all costs. The lawyers who work within Mijas will be responsible for interpreting the terms and conditions of contracts and deeds according to the law.
For that reason, choosing a firm of solicitors who speak your language and can explain the steps in a clear manner is a wise decision. Furthermore, each region and city has a different way of applying Spanish laws, which often makes interpretation less obvious. Through direct contact with the local authorities and public services, our lawyers can provide you with well-reasoned answers. For further references, we invite you to check our customer reviews and testimonials on our homepage.
We offer complete support and guidance for clients looking to buy a property in Spain. During the property conveyancing process, we can assist you at every step of the way, including checking relevant paperwork, the legality of the property, taxes, utilities etc. until the final completion. As well as ensuring the property is legal and free of charges, we also provide an architect and tax advisor to carry out the urbanistic situation of the property and a breakdown of all taxes involved, respectively.
Clients will be made aware of the cost of buying, understanding the exact fees involved from the very beginning. A final balance will be presented to clients after completion, with all expenses and taxes paid. Any remaining balance is then transferred back to the client.
If clients are looking to sell their property in Spain, our tax advisor can give advice on all the relevant taxes needed to make a sale, as well as provide a comprehensive breakdown of all that is involved in the cost of selling. Negotiations for sale conditions will be handled by our solicitor, who will act as your representative throughout the entire process.
Our tax services ensure that our clients are able to understand the various taxation laws in Spain and avoid any unnecessary risks, such as double taxation. We provide full support for our expatriate clients with the knowledge of any tax regulations between Spain and their country of origin.
The NIE is a tax identification number given to any foreign citizens carrying out certain procedures within Spain. From opening a Spanish bank account to purchasing a vehicle or property, the NIE number is used to identify you and your non-resident payments.
Please note that the NIE number does not grant you Spanish residency – you cannot legally reside in Spain or pay your taxes here as a tax resident with the NIE number.
The Golden Visa in Spain is part of an investment programme under the Law of Entrepreneurs, encouraging investment through the purchasing of real estate. This programme is available to non-EU citizens (such as North Americans, Chinese, Russians, etc.), who are eligible if they invest over 500,000 euros into a property in Spain – this can be a house, villa, or apartment.
In return, investors receive Spanish residency and a work permit granted by the Spanish government, as well as the potential for exciting business prospects with opportunities such as leasing and tourist rental.
At Tejada Solicitors, whether you are planning your legacy or claiming a bequest, we offer a comprehensive guide on Spanish inheritance tax.
Impuesto de sucesiones y donaciones (ISD), or, inheritance tax, is a progressive tax that must be paid in accordance with the receiving of your inheritance from a family member or friend, whether it is a sum of money, a property or an asset of any kind. The regulations of this tax vary from region to region in Spain, which can result in substantial differences among cases.
That’s why we offer a guide covering everything you need to know about inheritance tax, from the succession law to tax bonuses and allowances.
It is important for those who rent out their own properties in Spain to understand the tax obligations that come with it. The tax rates will differ for each owner, depending on whether they are a resident or non-resident of Spain.
It is also important to note that there are two ways properties can be rented out, with different regulations. Long-term rental contracts are used for regular use of the property (using it as a home), which come under national law. Short-term rental contracts are usually used for leisure purposes (viviendas de uso turístico), and legislations for these types of contracts vary depending on the region of Spain the property falls under. Some areas require a license to rent short-term (such as Andalucia), where other areas may not.
You can find more information about this matter in our section Renting out property in Spain.
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At Tejada Solicitors Nerja you will be assigned a specialist who takes charge of your case and offers you personalized advice. Nonetheless, in practice, we work in a team of English-speaking professionals specializing in different areas, including lawyers to economists, tax consultants, and architects. This can be especially interesting if you are dealing with real estate and local laws in Andalucia. By signing a power of attorney (poder notarial) you can commission one of our solicitors in Nerja to complete a specific procedure on your behalf, for example, if you are abroad.
Whether for property conveyancing, tax advice, registering a property for holiday rentals or making a will, do reach out to us and one of our English-speaking professionals will reply as fast as possible. Our aim is to develop long-lasting cooperation with you, which proves to be profitable for both sides. Indeed, any transaction that you complete in Spain will influence the amount of taxes due.
By working with the same law firm, you benefit from regular communications (e.g. alerts informing you about your tax obligations), keeping an updated record of your transactions, and following up with the same specialist, who knows about your personal situation and specific needs. As a family-run business, we believe in clear and efficient communication.
Time is your most precious asset and for this reason, we do our best to provide fast and efficient service. A face-to-face meeting in our Nerja offices is certainly the best way to explain a specific procedure in detail.
However, on many occasions, a quick call can be just as useful and productive to get the information you need. For this reason, we offer legal advice online, either via Skype or Zoom call besides phone and classical e-mail communication.
This way, even before arriving in Nerja, you will be able to make your first inquiries and start preparing any necessary paperwork. For example, you can contact us and ask for a quotation or first estimate of the costs for any specific procedure.
When taking the decision to move to Spain from UK, whether it’s for pleasure or necessity, there are several procedures to be completed, some of which aren’t always obvious.
Beckham Law Spain is named after British football star David Beckham. During the time he played for the Real Madrid team, Beckham was one of the first foreign citizens to benefit from the Spanish tax inpatriate regime.
During the last few years it has been possible to buy Spanish property at quite a reasonable price, so as to get good value for your money. However, when buying property abroad for the first time, many things that can be taken for granted.