Company formation or acquisition of a company in Spain

Company formation or acquisition of a company in Spain?

When a foreign company decides to start an activity in Spain through a subsidiary company, it has two ways to do so: either the incorporation or the acquisition of a shelf-company. The choice of one or the other will depend on the circumstances.

The contribution of interns in Spain

The contribution of interns in Spain will be obligatory

The new Royal Decree-Law 28/2018, of 28 December, determines the inclusion in the Social Security System of persons who carry out training practices, non-work practices, or external academic practices in companies, institutions or entities included in training programmes. The measure applies to remunerated and non-remunerated internships.

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The acquisition of a property in Spain in 7 steps

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Adaptation of the working day 

Adaptation of the working day, a new challenge for companies in Spain 

The Spanish justice system begins to call into question the à la carte working day when it appreciates that the organisational causes founded by the company are more relevant than the purposes alleged by the workers who request the adaptation of their working hours.

Economic contribution to the Public Treasury in Redundancy Procedures in Spain

Economic contribution to the Public Treasury in Redundancy Procedures in Spain

Law 27/2011, of August 1st, in its sixteenth additional provision, establishes, for companies that carry out redundancy procedures affecting workers from fifty years of age onwards, the obligation to make a financial contribution to the Public Treasury.

Electronic signature in the labor field

Can companies use an electronic signature in the labor field?

Community regulation and, by transposition, Spanish regulation, allow companies to use qualified electronic signatures as a fully effective and legally valid instrument for signing contracts and other employment documents.

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Branch or subsidiary in Spain?

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Procedures required for photovoltaic solar installations in Spain

The approval of the installation of a photovoltaic solar park in Spain involves a series of administrative and technical procedures. We analyse the most relevant steps to follow to carry out the project with success.

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What is the special tax on real estate of non-resident companies?

Non-resident companies that own real estate in Spain are subject to the non-resident income tax by means of a special tax payable on 31 December of each year and which must be paid in January of the following year.

Provisions on working hours and public holidays

Labour Law in Spain: provisions on working hours and public holidays

Companies that carry out business in Spain must comply with the applicable labour standards on working hours and public holidays. This includes compliance with minimum rest and maximum working hours as well as annual leave and public holiday regulations.