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Spain tackles ECJ’s inheritance tax criticisms

The Spanish government has taken steps to bring its inheritance tax rules into line with a recent European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling.

On 3 September, the ECJ held that Spain was not acting in the spirit of the European Union by charging different rates of inheritance tax for residents and non-residents.

A new inheritance tax law amending the Spanish law 29/1987, passed on 27 November 2014, makes clear the tax liabilities now faced by residents and non-residents alike.


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