21 Jan 2021

20th January 2020 The Government agrees to extend the ERTE until 31st May The Government has agreed to extend the ERTEs from the 1st February until the 31st May with similar conditions to those that currently exist.  This will be the third agreement since the pandemic began.  In addition, they have reached an agreement with […]

30 Mar 2020

29th March 2020 Royal Decree-Law 10/2020, of March 29, which regulates a recoverable paid leave for employed persons who do not provide essential services, in order to reduce the mobility of the population in the context of fight against COVID-19. Today it has been officially announced that new measures need to be taken to restrict […]

15 Mar 2020

Royal Decree 463/2020 14th March, declaring a state of alarm for the health crisis due to Covid-19. Businesses to close to the public as from 15th March inclusive, are detailed in Article 10, which refers to the containment measures in the field of commercial activity, cultural facilities, recreational establishments and activities, hotel and restaurant activities, […]

Maternity benefits received from Social Security have been declared exempt from Personal Income Tax On the 3rd of October the Supreme Courts ruled that maternity benefits should not be considered as taxable income.  The Spanish Tax Authorities to date, have always subject this to income tax.  Therefore, taxpayers who received maternity benefits in the years 2014, […]