Taxes for USA citizens

Tax warnings for Americans coming to Spain

Table of contentsHow will I determine if I need to pay taxes in Spain once moving?Requirements for paying taxes in SpainIncome Tax bracketsSTATE TABLECATALONIA TABLEIndependent ServicesSpanish Taxes on PensionsPublic pensionPrivate PensionInterests in SpainCapital GainsExceptions for Capital GainsDividendsIncome from real estateWealth TaxHow can Lexidy Help? Once moving to Spain, you may be surprised at some of the differences in the ways…
digital nomad sightseeing

Visa for Digital Nomads: Spain vs Portugal

In recent times, the most significant changes to our daily lives have been the implementation and promotion of remote work. Bringing the work to the worker, instead of the other way around. In recent years, remote work has become an increasingly popular practice. All companies, regardless of their sector, have been forced to reinvent themselves and the way they work.…
Marriage

Marriage has become easier in Spain (Marriage File Notary)

Are you a non-EU Citizen and your partner is a European citizen and you want to apply for the Residence Card for Family Members of EU Citizens but the conditions to become a stable couple in your Autonomous Community are very complicated? Would you prefer to get married but the Civil Registry Office gives you an appointment for 10 months…
Retirement time in Spain

Incredibly easy retirement in Spain

After a whole life of working and working and working, you are about to retire and all you want to do is rest and enjoy life for all those years you were unable. Now is your time and Spain is your place. Apply for retirement in Spain through a special permit! This residence permit will allow you the right to…
Spanish Citizenship

Spanish Citizenship from A to Z

Many residents in Spain believe that Spanish citizenship can be obtained by being born in Spain, or that their child is born in Spain, or that they marry a Spanish citizen, etc. However, this process is not as simple as it seems, and some regulations must be followed to apply for Spanish nationality. The concept of nationality is the legal…
Student in Spanish University

Keep studying in Spain by renewing the Student Visa

Spain has one of the best educational systems in Europe and most young adults wish to continue studying here. This is possible by renewing an existing student visa. If you are in Spain on a Student Visa and you wish to extend it in order to keep on carrying out your studies in Spain, you will have to follow the…
Immigration to Spain after Brexit: remaining options.

Immigration to Spain after Brexit: Remaining Options

As you remember, since July 6th, 2020, UK citizens who were residing in Spain or who were going to do so during the Brexit transition period, had the possibility of regularising their situation in Spain in order to maintain their rights as EU citizens, before the end of this transition period, which ends on December 31st, 2020. Previously we had…
LAW UPDATE: RESIDENCE CARD FOR NON-EU PARENTS OF EU AND SPANISH MINORS

Latest update: the new process of getting residency for non-EU parents of EU and Spanish minors

The immigration law extends residency for 5 years. The Directorate General of Migration has recently published a new Instruction, which regulates a new kind of residence permit for non-EU parents of minor EU children living in Spain. Previously, we already discussed possibilities for Non-EU family members to reside in Spain, however new legislation extremely facilitates the process. This permit will…
Remote workers in Spain

Digital nomads in Spain: best cities, visas options, tax and more.

Making the first step toward the life of a digital nomad in Spain is exciting. You might have seen people on social media who balance an adventurous lifestyle and remote work. They explore endless opportunities by having the freedom to move and desire for changes. You don’t need to be an influencer to have an exact lifestyle. It is an…
Brexit

Residence permit for British citizens in Spain

WE HAVE IMPORTANT NEWS ON THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR A RESIDENCE PERMIT FOR BRITISH CITIZENS As you know, on 31 January 2020, the United Kingdom ceased to be part of the European Union. This departure was reflected in the Withdrawal Agreement, where a transitional period was set which will last until 31 December 2020. That agreement recognises that those British…