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Where to pay taxes?

I am a Croatian citizen residing in Spain. I got a job offer in Germany where I would be working from Mon - Thu, and rest of the days I would be back in Spain. I would be working with a company as a ...
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UK global consultant, living and working in different EU countries

I am due to move to Barcelona after living in Paris for 3 years, as property is cheaper there, but still close to international airport, which is ideal for my work. I now find myself in a situation ...
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Taxes for a foreign worker when getting American company shares abroad?

I work for an American company in Spain and I have not lived in US. My company gives us 5 shares of the company like a gift. I am requested to pay 45% of the share current value to pay the US ...
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Would that person be tax liable in Spain?

Assume a limited company registered in Hong Kong. The director of the company is an Spanish national who does not live in Hong Kong and does not have the status of resident in Hong Kong. Also, is ...
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Would I need to pay VAT on this income?

Suppose I am self-employed i.e. autnomo in Spain. I work for an Estonian company and I send them bills. They will pay me the bills back. From the amount the pay me, do I need to declare and pay VAT in ...
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Travel expenses reimbursement taxation?

I own a small (one person) "Ltd" company in Hungary. (They are called Kft. here) I work as a consultant for a U.S. company located in San Francisco. I emit regular invoices to them and then I pay ...
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What happens when a stock gets removed from the exchange I used to buy it?

I own stocks of Siemens Gamesa which I (foolishly) bought via the XETRA stock exchange instead of the more liquid Spanish Mercado Continuo. The stock has always received little attention and liquidity ...
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Retirement plans for my mother

My mother has never had a retirement plan (she has worked for years in family houses but that kind of work is often underpaid and doesn't count towards retirement) and now I am very worried about her ...
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Capital Gains tax on Spanish Stock US Resident

I have two questions, I think the first will be simpler. If buy an ADR stock in say Santander or Telefonica do I have pay Spanish capital gains on the stock and file a spanish tax return when I sell ...
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Euro rental income earned in Spain but can it be paid in Sterling in UK

I am a UK national with a property in Spain. The tenants of this property currently pay the monthly rental in Euros to my Spanish bank account but have asked if they can change this arrangement and ...
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UK Capital Gains allowance and foreign investment funds

In this tax year I am going to realise some capital gains through the sale of shares in investment funds in Spain (this would be the equivalent to UK's OEIC - the kind of funds that are usually bought ...
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Depositing cash to German Deutsche Bank account in Spain

I am going to stay in Spain and will receive some cash compensation during my stay. Since I already have Deutsche Bank and Norisbank account in Germany, I am hoping to deposit the cash to one of these ...
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Finance or not new car when planning to buy a house?

I have 50k in savings and need to buy a new car to go to work. Car costs around 13-16k. I can pay it directly or finance it (6k paid directly and then about 80€/month). But I am planning to buy a ...
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Taxes on Bitcoin sale in Spain

I have some bitcoins that I bought back in 2012. I am now thinking about buying a house and I'd like to cash in those bitcoins to make the downpayment of the mortgage. I understand I should pay taxes ...
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Can I live in Spain under a French contract?

Since July, I'm working remotely from Spain for a French company under a French contract. I'm Spanish, I've never lived in France. All of the salary related taxes are payed to the French government. ...
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Can I pay taxes in Spain while working in Germany?

I'm actually working in Germany for just 2 months (July and August), and I would like to know if it is possible to pay the taxes in my country (Spain). The advantage of it is that in Spain the taxes ...
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Service performed in Brazil for customer in Spain, paid in US

I am a resident of Brazil and recently did a job for a Spanish customer who paid me in the US. I would like to know if I should pay tax on this job, and how I should do that. I do not have a social ...
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If I carry a lot of money from Germany to Spain, what can go wrong?

Currently I have a bank account at Deutsche Bank with approximately 30k€ I have collected working and saving money. I want to move all this money to my Spanish bank account. I have already phoned them ...
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How to file for a U.K. income tax refund after you return to your own country?

I live in Spain. I worked in the UK for 6 months only, being taxed around 70 pounds a month. I am back in Spain now. I was told I could get a tax refund for not hiting the minimum. I earned around ...
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How can I open a bank account in Spain with an EU (Hungarian) passport

I am an EU citizen (Hungarian) and would like to open a bank account in Spain. Question: Is it enough to show my EU passport or do they require anything else? Do I need to show proof of a spanish ...
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I want to make more money, how should I invest?

Right now: I'm having a regular income from my job (~1.800€/month) and some extra one (not regular) from fixing some stuff for friends' friends, people I know, etc. (let's say 200€/month). My ...
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Spain: non-resident declare assets over 55,000 EUR?

My mother was a resident in Spain previously, however this was before they changed law forcing you to declare all assets over 55,000 Euro. Back then she did not have any assets within the UK. I am ...
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Import .n43 file to Quicken? [closed]

One of my banks is Spanish, and allows downloading activity in the .n43 format (aka "Norma 43") which is some kind of Spanish version of OFX/QFX. Any way (on a Mac) that I can convert this to an OFX ...
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How is Fiscal horsepower calculated in Spain?

The annual circulation tax (Impuesto sobre vehículos de tracción mecánica) is imposed in Spain on an annual basis based on a Fiscal horsepower. Does anybody know the formula for calculating fiscal ...
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Taxes on capital gains and dividends for non-resident alien

I am a citizen of Spain living in Spain. In the past I lived in the US for over 10 yrs. During the time I lived in the US I opened a brokerage account to trade stocks. Now I have two options: Claim ...
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Buying a flat in Spain for using it as residence

I am an spanish software developer in his 30s, single, no kids, living and working in another EU country with a decent salary. I have saved around 25k€ in the last three years working abroad plus ...
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Can credit card company charge interest even if all the bills are paid in full by due date?

I recently started using a credit card. I get the credit card statement by 22nd of every month, and the payment is due by the 1st of next month. The full amount is automatically debited from my ...
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Accumulating money in a company and withdrawing as dividends

Let's assume that I incorporated a company and started providing consulting services for a fee; payments are transferred to a company's bank account. Once a year I distribute accumulated money as ...
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Freelancer - taxes in India when working for a Spanish company

I would be starting as a freelancer for an European company where the products will be promoted in the Indian market, hence would be traded from Europe to India. The same company has plans to start ...
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How can a Spanish citizen withdraw an IRA/401(k) accumulated while in the U.S.?

Let's say I am Spanish citizen. I was working in the U.S.A. during two years in the nineties. I built an IRA/401(k). Now I am 60 years old and I want to get my amount in a lump sum. How is the way ...
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Spain: Cash deposit(s) into Spanish bank account taxable?

My partner has recently sold her flat in the Ukraine and returned to Spain with €30,000.00 in cash. We've been told that if we deposit this money into her Spanish current account it will be subject ...
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I sublet my flat. What should I put when scholarships ask me for the owner's contact information?

I'm a student, and I've been living in a rental flat for a week. As it happens, some scholarships ask me to give details about my contract terms. Everything is all right so far, but the person that ...
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Opening personal bank account in Marbella, as a non-EU resident

I'm going to Marbella, Spain, soon. I would like to open an account in one of banks of that place during my times there. Could you suggest how hard is it to do for non-resident of the country? I'm ...
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Spain: Convert cash to electronic money?

I am in Spain, have some cash, and would like to move that to a German bank account. I asked at Deutsche Bank Spain, and they said that to do that, I would need an account at their bank. Note that ...
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US citizen sometimes residing in spain, wanting to offer consulting services in Europe, TAXES?

So I am an independent contractor with and LLC in the US. I periodically reside in Spain and want to offer consulting services to Spanish and other European clients that would be conducted online/via ...
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Should I pay myself a dividend or a salary?

I'm considering starting my own limited liability company in Germany (GmbH). However, I myself live currently most of the time in Spain (more than 183 days per tax year, the other time is business ...
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Buy a parking spot and rent it out, or invest savings in an interest-bearing account?

I've saved some money and now I'm thinking about two things to do with it: Buy a parking spot (~20.000) and rent it (~90 month) Put in a account that give me about (3% year) but I can't decide ...