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Posted July 13, 2021 by Hector Fernandez
TAX ALERT: SPANISH SURCHARGES LATE SUBMISSION

The system of penalties/surcharges for late submission without prior requirement by the Tax Authorities (Art. 27.2 LGT 58/2003) has been modified by the Act 11/2021 published on Saturday 10 July 2021 in the Spanish Gazette (BOE) and came into force on Sunday 11 July 2021. The new rule brings changes to the penalties/surcharges system. The […]

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Posted October 29, 2020 by Christophe Bourdaire
Spain – Plan to Increase the IPT Rate From 6% to 8% in 2021

The Spanish Government presented its Budget Law project for 2021 on 28 October 2020. The project includes a plan to increase the insurance premium tax (IPT) rate from 6% to 8%.  This move would increase the revenue generated by IPT in Spain by one third. The Budget Law project will now be debated and votes […]

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Posted March 23, 2020 by Ramón Frias
SPAIN: Tax Administration starts the Pre-filling of Periodic VAT Returns

The Spanish tax administration (AEAT) announced on its website that it has started to pre-fill the periodic VAT return of certain taxpayers (Modelo 303), based on information these taxpayers supply via the SII. The service is called Pre303, and going forward, it will be available for the tax return of February 2020 that is due in […]

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Posted July 11, 2019 by Christophe Bourdaire
Spain – Environmental Surcharge to be Reported to the New Consorcio Reporting System

The Consorcio de Compensación de Seguros (CCS) now requires insurance companies to report and declare the surcharge to the Environmental Damage Compensations Fund through its new reporting system (SIR). This requirement took effect on 01 July 2019. As for Extraordinary Risks surcharges, detailed information on the policies subject to the 8% Environmental surcharge must now […]

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Posted July 19, 2017 by Alex Forbes
SII Reporting to be Adopted in the Basque Region

Organizations operating in the Basque region of Spain will soon be required to comply with SII reporting requirements. As reported in this forum, effective July 1 most companies operating in Spain are now required to transmit information to the Spanish Tax Administration (AEAT) regarding purchase and sale transactions within a few days of invoicing. Today, […]

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Posted June 27, 2017 by Sovos
Spain Issues SII Filing Deadline Calculator

Spain is quickly and steadily marching towards the planned July 1 implementation of the new Supply of Information System (locally known as SII) reporting requirement. Under the law, businesses have four days from the time an invoice is issued or received to notify the Spanish Tax Administration (AEAT) of the transaction. Determining the exact day […]

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Posted June 27, 2017 by Sovos
Final push for Implementing the SII

The Spanish tax administration (AEAT) has released a comprehensive set of files, tools, and documents necessary for the definitive implementation of the Immediate Information Remittance system, locally known as SII Version 1.0. As of June 15, all of the documentation, testing and validation files available to taxpayers and software providers were based on pre-releases used for […]

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Posted June 18, 2017 by Sovos
Spain Takes Final Steps Towards Real Time Reporting Stating July 1

The Spanish Tax Administration (AEAT) recently released a comprehensive set of files, tools, and documents necessary for the full implementation of the Immediate Information Remittance System (SII Version 1.0). As a final test step before actual go-live, AEAT announced that from June 21 through June 29 taxpayers and solution providers may begin submitting SII reports […]

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Posted May 31, 2017 by Lee Pender
Spain Enacts New Mandate Regarding the SII

Spain has issued Ministerial Order HFP/2017, which establishes the technical requirements for the implementation of the Immediate Remittance of Information system, locally known as SII. According to this new order, the effective date of the mandate is July 1, 2017. The order officially describes the information that should be sent to the Spanish tax authorities for […]

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