French 2023 budget and tax update

The French government published its 2023 budget, projet de loi de finances, on 26 September.  This now has to pass…

Spain’s proposed new ‘solidarity tax on large fortunes’

The Spanish government has announced plans to impose a new, temporary, ‘solidarity tax on large fortunes’. If approved at a…

An introduction to taxes in Portugal

Taxes in Portugal are much kinder than in some other parts of Europe and a big incentive to UK nationals…

Andalucía scraps wealth tax

The Andalusian government has approved a 100% relief on wealth tax – reducing the tax liability to zero. This continues…

Buying property in Spain? 6 tax issues you need to be aware of

Are you considering owning property in Spain? When weighing up the cost of a property, besides considering the asking price…

Reduce your tax liabilities in Spain with effective planning

Tax liabilities in Spain needn’t be a cause of worry if you are planning to move or already living there.…

Portugal’s non-habitual residence (NHR) regime – 10 years of tax benefits

Portugal’s non-habitual residence regime offers new residents very attractive tax advantages.

The tax benefits of living in Cyprus

The tax benefits of Cyprus, along with its exceptionally beautiful landscape, warm sunny climate and rich culture, have the island…

Essential steps to take before and after retiring to France

Retiring to France can present a long list of jobs to get through in the process. While there are immediate…

Capital gains tax in Cyprus – an attractive tax regime

Cyprus capital gains tax is only charged on the sale of Cyprus property. Gains from shares and the sale of…

French social charges – what you need to know in 2022

French social charges are additional to income tax, and are applied to employment, pension, and investment income. Has anything changed…

Retirement in Spain – 8 key steps to take before and after your move

Plan for a successful retirement in Spain by following these 8 keys steps to take before and after your move. …

Portuguese Draft State Budget 2022 – what’s the plan?

The Portuguese draft state budget (DSB/2022) has been released by the newly formed government headed by Prime Minister Antonio Costa.

Andalucía’s succession planning benefits

There are so many benefits to living in Southern Spain, but, as with anywhere, there are both pros and cons.…

Time to submit your French income tax return

French income tax returns are due in May/early June 2022. Find out the deadlines, rates, and what French residents and…

Moving to Portugal tax efficiently

Moving to Portugal is an exciting way to spend your retirement, but did you know it can also offer tax-efficient…