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Business opening License

If you are considering the possibility of opening a local business, you should take into account the importance of an Opening License for that establishment.

La venta de Participaciones de una Sociedad

Si tiene intención de comprar o vender participaciones de una sociedad, debe de conocer los requisitos, procedimiento y limitaciones existentes, además de la tributación aplicable según el caso. Dichos elementos vienen reflejados en la misma ley de sociedades de capital, que rige la base y estructura del negocio jurídico en cuestión.

Partner Registration

The legal system in Spain, understands a stable union of two people without distinction of sex, as “partnership”. This union can be also called nowadays as cohabiting as “more uxorio”.

International VAT number

VAT is a tax on consumption (whether by purchase of goods or services), and it is the AEAT – Tax Agency, who benefits from the income of this tax. For business or entrepreneurs who by the nature of their business should invest in EU countries apart from investing in Spain, commonly known as, “intercommunity transactions”, they may request that invoices that are issued in other countries are exempt from VAT, i.e. not charging that tax on the invoice. However, in order to be able to exercise this transaction, both client and provider, must have registered as intercommunity traders.

Beneficiaries of Social Security

Health care through the National Health System (NHS) is guaranteed from public funds for their insured workers which define themselves as self-employed or affiliated to the Social Security system, being a Social Security pensioner, perceiving benefits of Social Security as unemployment or similar. And finally people with annual incomes below 100 thousand euros and unhedged by other means.

Floor Clause in Mortgages

A few years ago, most of the mortgage loans signed for purchasing real estate included a “ground clause” - a minimum interest rate - that banks and other financial institutions applied to the loans and so the client would pay a minimum monthly amount even if the Euribor rate would fall below this limit.

Right of Withdrawal for Consumers

Maybe more than once it has been questioned whether the consumer has the right to withdraw from a contract. Yes, you are entitled at law or regulation assumptions and when it is recognized in the offer, promotion or publicity or in the contract provided.

Difference between a Formal and Private Complaint

Both concepts are regulated in the present law of Criminal justice from article 259 onwards and the main difference between both is interpreted in the legal formalities that must follow and the legal consequences they establish.

Dual Nationality

To possess dual citizenship is the condition of being a citizen of two countries. We also know that international laws do not prohibit any person dual or multiple citizenship, but some countries see multiple citizenship as undesirable, so they take legal measures to prevent it, especially through an automatic loss of nationality when they acquire another voluntarily.

Divorce by Mutual Agreement

When a married couple decides to end the marriage bond that unites them, they must follow a judicial procedure called "Marriage dissolution" which can be initiated by mutual agreement between the spouses or of one with the other's consent, provided between the two is reached an understanding on basic requirements.