Tourism tax can be implemented in cities across Andalucía

Andalucía has no plans to introduce a generic tourism tax, but will change the law to allow municipalities to levy their own tax if they so wish. The announcement was made today by regional president Susana Diaz at the annual meeting of the Consejo Andaluz de Turismo. She said that this would be a valuable tool for major cities to deploy in order to control tourist numbers during high season and would respect the “all Continue reading Tourism tax can be implemented in cities across Andalucía

Catalunya mis-spends €6,150 and is taken over; Turre €13 million, no-one cares

Catalonia has been advised that it will lose control of budgetary spending after Madrid spotted that it has over-spent the whopping amount of €6,150 towards the independence referendum (out of a total budget of €24 billion). To be precise, Catalonia said it would spend € 19.370 on “electoral control”. Madrid spotted that it had spent €25.520, €6.150 more than it should (yes, no million or billion mark), and has used this as an excuse to Continue reading Catalunya mis-spends €6,150 and is taken over; Turre €13 million, no-one cares