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Canary Isles tax changes for 2020

Canary Isles tax changes for 2020 By Paul Montague, Partner, Blevins Franks While the Spanish state budget for 2020 is still pending, the local government in the Canary Isles has approved its regional budget for 2020. This includes changes to income tax and succession...

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Brexit Meeting

On Tuesday we attended the Brexit meeting hosted by Hugh Elliot, it was a very informative meeting and it was good to see so many of our members in attendance. For those unable to attend we have composed a brief outline of the meeting. The meeting started with Hugh...

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A Special Thanks

We would like to say a belated but HUGE thanks to all the businesses that contributed to the Puerto del Carmen New Years Eve Firework event. It was a fantastic display and very much appreciated by the crowd and ensured NYE was a night to remember and a great start to...

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Brexit Meeting with HMA Hugh Elliot

The new Ambassador to Spain Mr Hugh Elliot is planning a visit to Lanzarote on Tuesday 21st of January, as part of his visit Mr Elliot will host a Brexit Event. Please see the poster for details of the venue, location and timings, and we hope to see you there.

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Two million euros to subsidize road transport in Lanzarote

The Governing Council approves the proposal of the Ministry of Public Works, Transportation and Housing, directed by Sebastián Franquis, to proceed with the transfer between the seven island councils of the 47.5 million euros that the Government of Spain has granted...

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Brits in Spain

The most important thing UK Nationals living in Spain can do is make sure they are registered as a resident. But we know the paperwork can be confusing! Lorna Geddie explains the difference between the NIE, the residency certificate and the padron - what they are and...

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Brits in Spain

Click the link below to see  how Hugh Elliott explains what the result of the General Election means for UK Nationals living in Spain and the implications of leaving the EU with a deal on 31 January 2020. Registering as a resident remains the key action point. For...

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Postal Voting

Thanks to our friends at Brits is Spain We have had a number of questions about postal votes for the upcoming General Election in the UK. Please note that it is now too late to apply for either a postal or proxy vote. If you’ve applied to vote by post, your postal...

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NEW YEARS EVE FIREWORKS DISPLAY IN PUERTO DEL CARMEN

NEW YEARS EVE FIREWORKS DISPLAY IN PUERTO DEL CARMEN This morning the Lanzarote Business and Residents Association president Daniel Trigg was invited to attend a meeting organised by the coalition government of Tias Town Hall and the tourism office at Tias town hall,...

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Tourism News

The Minister of Tourism Promotion of the Cabildo de Lanzarote, Ángel Vázquez, points out that this data has been obtained in "one month completely affected by the Thomas Cook crisis, which shows that the island continues to be a solid destination for the British...

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LBRA New Member

We are delighted to announce that after working alongside this fabulous company for a number of years Blevins Franks have now joined the association as business members, it’s always a pleasure for us to welcome new members especially as like our other members they...

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Famous Actors Filming in Lanzarote

The one that is considered the best hotel on the island and one of the best in Spain in the list of the main luxury establishments in the country has been chosen to house the main actors and an important part of the production of "Los Eternos ", who arrived this...

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Driving Licences

Thanks to Brits in Spain - The special measures put in place by the Spanish Department of Transport for UK nationals to exchange their driving licence have now been extended, so that the deadline to register your request to exchange is now 31 January, although we...

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Flights from Binter to Toronto and Boston

Binter launches flights between the Canary Islands and Toronto and Boston destinations for the summer season next year. The route, which stops at Punta Delgada in the Azores archipelago, is possible thanks to the code-share agreement between the Canarian airline and...

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World Travel 2019

The president of the Cabildo de Lanzarote, Dolores Corujo, and the Island Tourism Promotion Advisor, Ángel Vázquez, held a meeting at the highest level on Tuesday with high-ranking officials of Jet2 in which they closed an increase of almost 56,000 places for this...

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UK General Election Voting

Thanks to Brits in Spain We´ve received a lot of questions about voting in the UK General Election on 12 December. There are two ways to vote from Spain - by post or by proxy. To vote by post you must apply for your voting pack by 5pm (GMT) on 26 November. To vote by...

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Lanzarote fights in London to not lose British tourism

  " Consolidate the current volume of British tourists who choose Lanzarote and continue betting on a strategy that prioritizes quality tourism", through an agenda composed of more than 20 professional meetings with tour operators, airlines and OTAs (online...

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Felipe VI already ‘reigns’ in the FCM

The King of Spain, Felipe VI, accompanied by the main public offices of the PSOE, attended this Wednesday the call of the César Manrique Foundation (FCN) for the centenary of the Lanzarote artist.    Thus, Felipe VI, accompanied by the Minister of Education,...

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UK Voting

If you can vote in the UK elections here's how to get an online vote https://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/…/vo…/overseas-voters

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