Spain to put up corporation tax

Spain is hunting around for ways to avoid a whopping EU fine for having broken government financing rules, and hence a change to corporation tax has been announced. But it’s  complicated and somewhat fussy way of doing things, and designed just to bring in more money for 2017. The 2012 change to corporation tax will be modified again. Large companies will be expected to pay a percentage of the tax on expected profits in advance Continue reading Spain to put up corporation tax

Fires in Mojácar

Three fires happened in Mojácar last weekend. The first fire was declared at midday Friday after residents in La Paratá rang emergency services reporting seeing smoke. Although flames licked against walls of the luxury villas in the area, no property damage was reported. Fire engines were called back on Saturday after a second fire broke out, just 150 metres away from the first one. A third fire was declared on Saturday night, just 200 metres Continue reading Fires in Mojácar

Maura Hillen awarded MBE for services to illegal home owners in Spain

From the British Embassy in Spain today comes the following exciting news. Maura Hillen, homeowners’ champion, receives honorary MBE   The leader of an association representing owners of illegal homes in Andalucia has been appointed an honorary Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE), for services to the British community in Spain. The award to Mrs Maura Hillen, an Irish national, reflects her work as President and spokesperson of Abusos Urbanisticos Continue reading Maura Hillen awarded MBE for services to illegal home owners in Spain