Have you inherited a property in Spain?

28 August 2015 | Tags: ,

Did you pay inheritance tax? You may be in a position to claim a reimbursement of the inheritance tax you paid in Spain.


Time to claim inheritance tax paid in Spain

Due to a change in Spanish regulation earlier this year, benefactors who paid inheritance tax (IHT) may be able to make a claim.

The EU Court of Justice ruled a decision, which considered that Spanish inheritance tax for non-residents, was discriminatory, due to the non-residents position being weaker. The reason being, as a non-resident, the benefactor could not benefit from the inheritance tax deductions available for tax residents in each of the Spanish regions.

This ruling means that those non-residents who paid IHT in the past recent years based on the former system could now claim the reimbursement of the amounts they paid, provided the case meets certain requirements.

Please contact My Lawyer in Spain where one of our qualified Spanish Abogados and English Lawyers will be able to discuss your case and help you identify if you have a potential claim.

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