Solicitor in Marbella

Whether you are a Company planning to do business or an individual living in Marbella, Legal and Tax Help in Marbella is one of the most efficient and professional legal firms to advise you.

Since 2005, Legal and Tax Help has been providing expert conveyancing services. We have an independent legal service to help the clients. Whether it is just a request or you are looking for a solicitor in Marbella we offer you exceptional, cost-cutting services whilst giving you the friendliest service possible. We target to build strong relationships with all of our customers, as your satisfaction is of vital significance to all of the team here. We can offer you comprehensive information and advice about any request you have about Legal and Tax in Spain.

If you have a legal question or are looking for solicitors in Marbella, you can contact us and we will attend to you without obligation as soon as possible.

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Legal and Tax Help Services

Our specialisations are in Property Law, Litigation and Taxes, Conveyancing, Tax Advice, Wills & Inheritance, Litigation, Non Resident Tax, Resident Tax, Company Formation, Accountancy, Corporate Tax. We have English speaking staff and experience of representing British nationals.

We can provide legal and tax advice aid you need.

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English-Speaking Lawyers in Marbella

Buying a house in Spain

If you´re thinking of buying a house in Marbella, you should know the Spanish purchase process. In Spain the notary’s legal responsibility is very limited. Furthermore, because of the decentralized bureaucratic structure Spanish property law (conveyancing) can be rather complex. Buying a house is one of the largest investments in a person’s life and the consequences of any legal problems can be severe. Therefore it´s advisable to hire solicitor in order to conduct the very important legal investigation.

Lawyer´s responsibilities during the purchase process

All the legal work when buying a house in Spain can efficiently be carried out by a lawyer through a public power of attorney signed at the notary. Once the purchaser and vendor have reached a price agreement the responsibilities of the lawyer are as follows:

  • Reservation contract
  • Fiscal NIE number & Spanish bank account
  • Legal investigation.

The importance of the legal investigation 

A lawyer is the only based on his experience that knows exactly how to deal with administrative irregularities and can solve most problems that might surface during the legal investigation. Furthermore, we have the obligation to inform our clients about all steps in the process, the exact buying conditions and all possible risks concerning the purchase. So, during the purchase process we will check:

  • Land Registry (Registro de la Propiedad)
  • Cadastre (Catastro)
  • Town hall archives
  • Building licence
  • Licence of First Occupation
  • Urban planning
  • Juridical correspondence
  • Energy certificate
  • Outstanding debts..
  • Legal, financial and fiscal advice
  • Negotiations with the vendor
  • Spanish mortgage
  • Technical surveys
  • Private purchase contract
  • Title deeds
  • After-sales
    • Tax payment:In Andalucia the transfer tax ITP is 8% up to € 400.000, or 10% IVA/VAT should be paid when buying a new build property.
    • Registrations:Correct registration of the property and the land at the Land Registry & Cadastre.
    • Service contracts:Changing service contracts plus corresponding direct debits of electricity, water, IBI (yearly local real estate tax), owner´s association (comunidad), etc.
  • Spanish will

 The purchase of a house or an apartment in Spain

If you like to know more about the Spanish purchase process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

SOLICITOR IN MARBELLA

Tax Services

Self-employed

When you start a new business and are self employed, you need an expert team to provide you with the assistance to be a Sole Trader (autónomo)…

Small Companies

Our Accountants can prepare your company tax returns. The Spanish tax law is very complicated and a specialist on tax affairs is necessary.

Inheritance Tax

The Inheritance tax is a tax on your assets that must be paid by your heirs  when you pass away. On many occasions , the tax to be paid…

Non Resident Tax

There is a direct connection between the Non Resident Tax and owning a property in Spain, but the fiscal consequences could be very different…

Tax Return

The Spanish tax return system is very complicated and obscure, and can be a big challenge for expats and foreigners living in Spain. There are exemptions

Capital Gains Tax

If you are thinking of selling a property in Spain, there are some issues that you must bear in mind beforehand in order to avoid any unpleasant surprises. One of these issues is the Capital Gains Tax (CGT), and for this reason we are going to explain what the CGT is and how to benefit from some reductions.

Legal Services

Property Convenyancing

The property conveyancing is a procedure that consists of buying or selling a property and it will usually be between your solicitor and the solicitor

Wills and Succesion

If you own a property in Spain now is the time to make a Spanish Will, to cover all your assets in Spain. Who needs to make a Spanish Will?

Legalization of properties

On the 15th of July 2016 a new law came into force regarding the legalization of houses built in the country. The majority of the houses built in the country in Axarquía area, are built on land called SUELO NO URBANIZABLE O RÚSTICO, in locations where it was not permitted to be built.

Residence & NIE

NIE is the Foreigner Identification Number given to non-Spaniards in order to identify them. This number is used in all bureaucratic proceedings and is required if you wish to buy a car, rent or buy a home, open a bank account, and other cases in which you need to identify yourself.

Solicitors and Accountant

We are Qualified Expert Specialists in both Legal and Tax Affairs since 1998. We offer all Clients, both private and Companies, complete Legal and Tax Services. Our aim is to give you the best advice possible. Our Specialists in Law, Business and Tax Affairs are competent, reliable and professional at all times and work with you and for you in every aspect.

Our solicitor is fully conversant with all Legal Procedures including conveyancing, Litigation, Divorce Proceedings, House buying  and selling, Will and Testaments, Resident  and Non-Resident problems.

Our Accountant is fully qualified, specializing in Personal and Company taxes, problematic tax disputes and has a vast knowledge of all Resident and Non-Resident issues. She  is also fully coherent with the “English workings of the Inland Revenue” and the procedures for obtaining tax refunds where necessary.

There are constant changes in the Spanish legal and Accountancy systems and we are fully aware of the problems these cause.

 

We are expertly aided by our Qualified Professional Personnel.

 

We are affiliated with our other Company “Helping Axarquia”. We assist and advise on all matters and with our network of accredited contacts can cover all your needs.

Our combined careers of Solicitor and Accountant aim to give you peace of mind in all walks of life. We will give you professional, expert, honest and trustworthy assistance to enable you to enjoy your retirement or extended holidays.

Our offices are located in Velez Malaga with nearby parking facilities.