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Brexit implications for donation and inheritance

As speculation continues into the implications of severing ties with Europe, there are some emerging realities that we should already be contemplating.

Ask Ábaco about inheritance

Two changes within Spanish law have meant that our inheritance department has been very busy this year.

Your will in Spain - should you make a new one?

A new inheritance law has been causing lots of discussion amongst foreigners living in Spain.  The Regulation (EU) No.

Inheritance in Spain - a summary

People do find talking about inheritance difficult. It evokes all kinds of emotions and can be a subject we avoid until it is too late.

Changes to inheritance tax in Spain

Inheritance in Spain works very differently to how it works in many other countries. For example, even between spouses there is no automatic transfer of ownership.

Changes to donation tax in Spain

Some people make a choice that they would rather donate their property in Spain to family or friends rather than pass it on as inheritance when they die.

Abandoned property

The Spanish inheritance procedure is complicated and the requirement to pay Spanish inheritance tax can make the transfer of property more difficult.

Four steps to managing your Spanish inheritance

You have enough to cope with when someone close to you dies without adding the additional complications that come with managing Spanish inheritance.


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