Relocating to Spain and getting lost with all the paperwork to be made? Let your hair down, we will assist you with all the necessary changes, so you can enjoy the weather and sunshine 🙂
Our helpful soft-landing service will make you to resolve the following (and numerous) issues:
a) Obtaining Social Security number
This step is the very first thing that we will help you with. IN order to sign your employment contract with your company, you will need to have the Social Security number.
Such number will provide you coverage in the Public National Health system in Spain.
b) Applying for residence (“Certificado de Registro”)
NIE is required in Spain for almost all paperwork. As soon as your employment contract is signed, we will be able to start the process.
c) Changing your tax residency to Spain.
In Spain, any person staying in the country for 183 days or more in a calendar year, is considered as Spanish Tax Resident.
The fact of obtaining a “Certificado de Registro” does not imply to change the tax residency country and therefore, in order to avoid any future misunderstanding with the Spanish Tax Authorities, we will inform them upfront of your new tax situation.
d) Opening a bank account
Your new company will be likely to require and Spanish IBAN in order to make the monthly payslip payments.
Due to the language barrier, as well as lack of contacts, opening a bank account in Spain can turn into a complicated matter for an expat, and therefore, if needed, we can put you in touch with the right person to complete the process.
e) Registration in the local Town Hall (“padrón”)
Once you have found your property, we can help you with your registration in the Town Hall. This will help you to receive the post correctly, and will make you appear on the Town Hall records.
f) Tax obligations in Spain.
When becoming tax resident in Spain, you will have to deal with some of the following tax obligations:
Model 100: Personal Income Tax declaration to be submitted between April and June each year.
Model 151: Personal Income Tax declaration for individuals accepted under the Special Regime for expats (commonly known as “Beckham Law”)
Model 720: informative tax declarations for individuals with assets abroad for a total value of Euros 50,000 or above
We will be pleased to assist you also with your tax obligations in Spain.