Entries by Jennifer Cunningham

General Quarterly News from JC Expat services financial colleagues

Newsletter January 2019-01-31 General News from JC Expat services financial colleagues Well, where do we begin? It has certainly been an interesting quarter, with endless developments on Brexit (“the gift that keeps on giving”), the ongoing tariff disagreements between the US and China, and the increasing problems Italy and their economy are experiencing. Brexit, without […]

Are you Modelo 720 Ready?

The Modelo 720 is an informative declaration made to the Spanish authorities advising them of any asset an individual holds outside of Spain, with a value of 50.000€ or more. This declaration has to be made before the 31st March and is in relation to the value of the assets as of the 31st December […]

Are you Modelo 720 ready?

31st March is the deadline by which residents in Spain need to submit their annual Form 720 (‘Modelo 720’) listing their overseas assets, where applicable. If you have previously submitted a form, you only need to declare assets if they have grown a certain amount or you have sold or closed them. Besides confirming what […]

Getting health insurance in Spain: A complete guide Healthcare isn’t usually straightforward and when you add insurance into the mix, it gets even more complicated. When you’re headed to a new country, there are going to be new rules, new regulations and new forms to fill out before you can receive treatment. If you’re headed […]

Residency certificate: ‘Permanent’ question answered

BRITISH expats aiming to be ‘Brexit Ready’ ahead of March next year are increasingly asking about their status as ‘permanent’ residents. The current road show being staged by the British consulate team aims to answer personal questions over the UK leaving the European Union, a move scheduled for March 29, 2019, – although an agreed […]

HMRC Tax Briefings for Expats – September 2018

          HMRC representatives from the UK visited Moraira and Rojales yesterday to talk about tax issues. HMRC has introduced new legislation that requires individuals to make sure their foreign income and assets are in order before a 30 September 2018 deadline and the arrival of tougher penalties. The main points to […]

Quarterly Financial Update

  Newsletter July 2018-07-31 General News Welcome to our second quarterly newsletter provided by our fantastic financial associates. Having launched this quarterly update for the first time back in late April, we are pleased to say that we have had lots of positive feedback. As always, if there is any topic you would like them […]

The Budget 2018

The Goverment’s budget for 2018 has finally been approved. Below is a summary of changes I  thought might interest you. Starting with a positive one, going to the cinema is going to be cheaper, as the IVA/ VAT on tickets will decrease from 21 to 10. Effective immediatly. Another improvement Paternity leave from 4-5 weeks […]

Sound Advice – Fairytales

  Politically Correct Fairy Stories. With Brexit in chaos, and nobody agreeing on anything, Russia becoming very scary and President Trumps visit to the UK looming, you would think the British had more to worry about than politically correct fairy stories. Cinderella was a poor, over worked woman and therefore not to be celebrated in […]