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Temporary Rental Versus Long-term Rental Contracts

If you’re out there in Barcelona looking for a property to rent you will have seen all the temporary rentals that are now offered on most flats and houses. Here I explain the difference between a temporary rental and a long-term rental. Temporary versus the traditional long-term rental Temporary rentals have been around for many […]

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Changes to the Spanish Rental Law

Spanish rental law changes in 2023 In May 2023 there were further changes to the Spanish rental law for long term rentals. The main changes which are beneficial to tenants are as follows: The annual renewal increase on rental contracts has been capped. These increases are in line with inflation, but for 2023 the rental […]

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Tax Office Barcelona

How to Pay Your ITP

ITP stands for Impuesto sobre Transmisiones Patrimoniales – which equates to Transfer Tax. There are various forms of ITP, but this article is concerned with paying the ITP when renting property in Spain. By law when you rent a property in Spain you have to pay the ITP tax. It’s a once only payment when you […]

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