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Spain's 'Robin Hood' budget: More tax for wealthy, wages up and free pre-school places
Legal & Finance Fri, Oct 12, 2018

Spain's 'Robin Hood' budget: More tax for...

SPAIN'S president Pedro Sánchez and leader of left-wing Podemos, Pablo Iglesias have finally shook hands on the details of next year's State budget after a long meeting following weeks of debate. Iglesias'...

Government debates raising tax bands for highest earners
Legal & Finance Thu, Aug 30, 2018

Government debates raising tax bands for highest earners

SPAIN'S government is discussing increasing income tax for individuals who earn €150,000 or more per year, but stresses it has not come to any final decision as yet. Treasury minister María Jesús Montero has...

Court orders woman to return son, 5, to father in UK
Legal & Finance Sat, May 19, 2018

Court orders woman to return son, 5, to father in UK

A WOMAN who took her son on holiday to Spain and never returned has been ordered to give him back to his father in the UK. The court in Palencia (Castilla y León) said its verdict was not a custody resolution, but...

Insurance consumer protection regulation law 'at draft stage'
Legal & Finance Fri, May 11, 2018

Insurance consumer protection regulation law 'at draft...

INSURANCE company customers will be given more information about costs, risks and cover from now on in a government move to ensure policyholders know what they are buying. Intermediaries and other sales persons will be...

Essure coil victims in Spain to sue Bayer
Legal & Finance Fri, May 4, 2018

Essure coil victims in Spain to sue Bayer

AROUND 1,400 women in Spain are fighting for compensation from German pharmaceutical giant Bayer after suffering serious and often permanent side-effects from an contraceptive coil. Made from fibres of the thermoplastic...

Petition to stop Spain extraditing HSBC whistleblower Falciani
Legal & Finance Thu, Apr 19, 2018

Petition to stop Spain extraditing HSBC whistleblower...

PODEMOS members are among 15 MEPs who have signed a petition calling for Spain not to extradite HSBC whistleblower Hervè Falciani, saying that thanks to his actions, the European Union has recovered €3 billion in...

Don't use tax return App, warns tax office
Legal & Finance Thu, Apr 5, 2018

Don't use tax return App, warns tax office

TECHNICIANS from Spain's tax office have advised members of the public not to use the new mobile phone App designed for filing annual declarations, since it does not allow the user to amend the details on their...

Endesa fined €30,000 for signing new customers 'by deception'
Legal & Finance Thu, Mar 15, 2018

Endesa fined €30,000 for signing new customers 'by...

ELECTRICITY board Endesa has been fined €30,000 for signing up seven customers without their knowledge or permission using deception. Consumer watchdogs FACUA, OCU and CECU have said they are 'not surprised',...

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