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When am I a tax resident in Spain? How do I calculate the 183 days?

According to the Law 35/2006 on Personal Income Tax and other Spanish tax legislation, an individual becomes a tax resident in Spain if any of the following circumstances apply: Spend more than 183 days in Spain, during a calendar…

Penalties for Spanish companies for not implementing an ethical or whistleblowing channel

In Spain, Law 2/2023, of 20 February, regulating the protection of persons who report regulatory infringements and the fight against corruption, establishes that all companies with more than 50 employees and organisations that manage public…

Legal solutions for unpaid debts in Spain

One of the main problems every company must deal with is the claim for unpaid receivables. Informal reminders, by telephone or e-mail, are usually followed by a letter of formal notice. But if these reminders do not work, in Spain it is necessary…

Without time limits: The Supreme Court protects temporary residence in Spain, even if there are long-term absences from the country

The Supreme Court has declared null the article of the Immigration Law that allowed the termination of temporary residence permits when there had been absences from Spain for more than 6 months within a period of 1 year. Without going into depth…

Frequent asked questions: residence permit in the audiovisual industry

1. If the person is coming to Spain for a period of less than 90 days, should he/she apply for visa? And in this case, what type of visa should be applied for? Only nationals of countries where there is no visa requirement should apply for…

AGM increases its turnover by 12.9% and climbs in the annual ranking of Expansión

Expansión has just published its renowned annual ranking of law firms, which analyses the turnover, turnover per professional and job creation of the most prominent law firms in Spain. Despite the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the…

New developments in European law on migration issues

Europe Day is celebrated on 9 May in commemoration of the historic “Schuman Declaration”, considered to be the birth of the European Union as we know it. The European Union is currently in a complicated situation with unprecedented challenges,…

What is the Clúster Audiovisual of Madrid and what are its objectives?

The Clúster Audiovisual of Madrid is an association of companies and entities founded on March 30th, 2023, with the aim to promote and boost the sector, as well as to create an innovative ecosystem to dynamize the industry in the Community…

The video game industry in Spain

Video gaming had a turnover of 1,795 million euros in 2021, with an audience of more than 18 million users in Spain. The sector has been growing for years, as it is not only an entertainment option, but has been transforming and approaching…