There are various tax advantages to taking out a mortgage, which is why even the most affluent of buyers are filling out a mortgage application. […] The Rise of the Mega Mortgage
How many days do you have until ‘Tax freedom Day’ in your country? Find this out, and how to lower your tax burden, from financial experts Blevins Franks. […] When is your tax freedom day?
Switzerland’s once super-secretive banking system has now released the information on over 2 million accounts. Find out how it might affect you. […] Switzerland shares account information
Living longer has it’s downsides if you have not done the financial planning to ensure you can maintain your quality of living. Find out more here. […] Can you afford the cost of living longer?
Mastering Spanish CAN be fast and free of struggle, when you sign up for Glossolalia’s subliminal learning method. Register now! […] Spanish courses for beginners on Mallorca
With all the uncertainties surrounding Britain leaving the EU, it’s a good idea to review your pension options – before the rules potentially change. […] Is time running out for today’s pension options?
With the likelihood of Brexit just around the corner, get the best advice on how to prepare for the changes regarding residency abroad. […] Preparing for Brexit and residency in Spain
The barbershop has undergone a renaissance in recent years, and Palma boasts some particularly excellent examples of this fine tradition. […] Best barbershops in Palma
UK pension funds over the lifetime allowance can incur 55% tax penalties, but British expatriates have options that can reduce liability. […] Lifetime allowance: more caught by UK pension tax
We talked to conservationist Ben Goldsmith to learn about how his innovative funding organisation is helping support green initiatives on Mallorca. […] Ben Goldsmith: Conservation through cooperation
Tax authorities around the world are now sharing taxpayers’ offshore assets and income information under the Common Reporting Standard. Find out more. […] Exchange of information: What changes for Sept?
As the environment struggles to cope with the relentless rise in the number of visitors coming to the island, are we doing enough? […] Mallorca: paradise in peril
New life has been breathed into this charmingly traditional townhouse with a bright and breezy makeover by interior design company Trends Studio. […] Reformed Mediterranean-inspired property
A collaboration between Palma-based Jorge Bibiloni Studio and Rambla 9 Arquitectura has resulted in this stylishly understated high-end property. […] A divine trinity in sought-after Son Vida
Get your latest weekly update of the major currency trends this week. […] Currency Exchange Mallorca
Highly creative designer and accomplished project director, Cristina Egurrola, brings Miami flair to her interiors concepts on Mallorca with Lala Home. […] Lala Home by Cristina Egurrola
Soaring asset values – especially property – are pushing more UK families over the threshold for inheritance tax. But good planning can minimise your bill. […] More families caught in UK inheritance tax net
Choosing the wrong pension advisor can lead to disaster, especially with the added complications of living in Spain. Seek professional advice today! […] Pensions in Spain: Six tips to get it right first time
Stop squinting and get a free eye consultation today from Oftalmedic Salvà, a leading eye care centre in Mallorca. It’s time to start seeing things clearly! […] Get your free eye consultation on Mallorca today!
A recent Supreme Court decision in Spain offers a strong argument for applying regional regulations and rates on inheritance taxes for non-Spanish residents. […] Changes in Succession Tax in Spain
Blevins Franks, the leaders in wealth management for UK nations living in Europe offered a seminar on April 18th with investment strategist Dr. Stephen Wood. […] Blevins Franks Seminar at Hotel Costa Azul
If you are a resident in Spain, the taxation laws are complicated. Make sure you are up to date on the latest tax laws and codes so as not to be penalized. […] Residency and Taxes on Mallorca
For 20 years, Blevins Franks has offered legal advice to UK citizens moving to Mallorca. Their 5 key principles for investment illustrate their expertise. […] Blevins Franks a unique wealth management firm
A call for the review of the UK´s inheritance tax (IHT) may provide simpler guidelines for navigating a complicated bureaucratic system. Find our more here! […] UK inheritance tax to be simplified?
New cross-border tax legislation means stiff HMRC penalties for UK residents with undeclared assets in Spain under the global exchange of information. […] Countdown is on to avert 200% UK tax penalties
As an expat living in Spain, it’s vital to get inheritance planning right. Wealth experts Blevins Franks simplify the current situation in five key points. […] 5 must-know things about UK inheritance tax
A new year, a new financial plan. Financial experts Blevins Franks take a look at how you can improve your plans and protect your wealth… […] New year financial planning review for expatriates in Spain
Once you decide to move to Mallorca, here is your guide to take you through the process of moving and to make your relocation as easy and as possible. […] Moving to Mallorca Guide
Are you planning to buy a property in Mallorca soon? With a little simple forethought and planning, you could save thousands! […] Buying a home on Mallorca – Currency Considerations
Understand how the 2017 UK Budget is likely to affect you with our complete guide, courtesy of Blevins Franks. […] Was there anything in the UK Budget for expatriates?
It’s vital to have a basic understanding of the new changes regarding domicile status for inheritance tax purposes. Find out what you ought to know here. […] Three changes to UK domicile rules that could cost you money
Identify threats, and plan sensibly. Blevins Franks explains how factors such as taxation and legislation changes can affect you, and what to do about it. […] Is your financial plan still ideal for you in today’s world?
Living in a palace in the old town or a sea view apartment on Paseo Maritio or a villa in Son Vida? Palma de Mallorca has many options. […] Living in Palma
If you are thinking of moving to Mallorca you need to read this article to get an insight into the tax regulations for foreigners. […] Moving to Mallorca? 7 questions that could save you money
Moredesign is responsible for the complete transformation of this beautiful old stone house, on the northwest coast of Mallorca, close to Deià. […] Relaxed Mediterranean living in Deià
People already refer to the Mediterranean as the sixth garbage patch. Find out how the band Itchy rocks against plastic pollution … […] Punk rock meets environmental protection
Did you know that it’s domicile, not residence, that determines whether you pay UK inheritance tax? Here’s our simple guide for British expats in Spain. […] The adhesive nature of domicile
Just like the produce you buy in your local market, currencies hold value, and this value is liable to change. Here’s how to look at exchange rates. […] Why do exchange rates move so much?
A new British school opens on the east coast of Mallorca for kids from four to eleven in a 5000-square-metre country manor in Porto Cristo. […] New British primary school opens
The free exchange of information between governments is almost a reality, meaning a lessening of financial privacy which could well affect you. […] Tax information exchange is starting
Worry no more about fluctuating currency rates & transferring money from your home pension to Mallorca with currency brokers who offer fixed rates & advise. […] Best currency rates for your Pension income
Victoria Mcmanaman, wife of footballer Steven McManaman and mother of three, talks WAGS, kids, family life and the joy of spending time in Son Vida. […] Steven and Victoria McManaman’s Mallorcan life
A unique way to earn income from your holiday home is to register with a production location agency who will offer it for photo and film shoots on Mallorca. […] Location, Location, Location
An insight into recent tax proposals in Spain & how they affect you and future financial planning. Click here to get some of your tax questions answered! […] Spanish tax harmonisation
A lot of paperwork is involved in buying a property, so it is wise to understand the costs of transferring funds from your home bank to your Spanish bank. […] Money transfers during… and after… your home purchase
The British government are cracking down on offshore tax evasion. Find our the latest measures introduced to tackle tax fraud here. […] Governments cash in on offshore tax evasion crackdown
Keeping control of your budget when paying for goods and services from abroad is entirely possible with a little smart planning. Discover how. […] Paying for products & services overseas?
Under EU law, you could opt for the succession law of your country of nationality to apply on your death – but could this affect where you’re domiciled? […] Avoiding heavy Spanish taxes on your estate