The data reveals that the average Mojacar resident in 2013 had to pay the townhall €1.240,40 a year in direct taxes (impuestos directos). The next highest village, Turillas, levies just €844 per head a year.
Almeria city residents pay just €451.55, for example.
The breakdown shows why: Mojacar had (for 2013) an income of €11.266.547,08, of which almost half (€5.194.032,70) went on salaries and just €3.419.550,79 went on “services and public assets”.
A good job the Mayors plan to give all workers an extra €1000 this year was scuppered…
Mojacar, a village of just 8173 people, has a townhall staff of … 267 people. Read my earlier complaint about it here. Hey, they’re all votes… just a pity you have to pay for them!
Here’s a handy calculator to see the top 20 most tax heavy towns in each province of Spain (Choose Almería, and you can change the size of population as well):