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What is the time scale to put your property into your own

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what is the time scale to put your property into your own name after your wife dies. What is the time scale. Im of the understanding between 1-5 years you pay an amout to the value of the poperty. Between 5-12 years there is no longer a charge to do this. 12 years after the government will take the property.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Spain Law
Expert:  José M. replied 9 months ago.

Hi, law does not force you to change names. You cpuld leave it as it is.

Law forces you to pay taxes in 6 months time since the person pass away

If you do not pay on time, spanish tax office has 5 years time to ask you for taxes with penalty ( 40 per cent more)

If the person pass away 12 years ago you could make the cahnge when you want and you have to pay no tax at all

José M spanish atorney

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Thank you very much for this, we are intending to come to Spain in November to sort this out. you have my mobile.
Expert:  José M. replied 9 months ago.

Hi, I can phone you if you ask for this aditional service

Please to rate positively the service anyway

Thank you