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by Keefyd
October 17th, 2019, 7:08 pm
Forum: Property owners, buying or living in Menorca
Topic: Sold property: final tasks to complete
Replies: 7
Views: 469

Re: Sold property: final tasks to complete

Yes that is correct, the Spanish tax authority will only make payments into a Spanish bank account.
by Keefyd
October 15th, 2019, 9:40 am
Forum: Property owners, buying or living in Menorca
Topic: Sold property: final tasks to complete
Replies: 7
Views: 469

Re: Sold property: final tasks to complete

Your solicitor should be able to help with following up on the refund of your 3% tax retention, they will also assist with closing of all of your accounts. It can take upto a year to receive any refunds due and don’t expect to get refunds on all of the annual payments you have made, I had quite a sh...
by Keefyd
August 14th, 2019, 12:27 pm
Forum: Property owners, buying or living in Menorca
Topic: Tourist Licence for Apartment
Replies: 6
Views: 474

Re: Tourist Licence for Apartment

If you are an EU resident, you can claim tax relief on any expenses you incur in running the property as a rental. You cannot claim for “improvements” in the property. If you are UK resident, you will be able to claim expenses until we eventually leave the EU, after that you will not be able to clai...
by Keefyd
August 13th, 2019, 5:02 pm
Forum: Property owners, buying or living in Menorca
Topic: Tourist Licence for Apartment
Replies: 6
Views: 474

Re: Tourist Licence for Apartment

Hi, I have an apartment in Cala en Porter and our Owners community also voted in favour of renting last September. The administrators who represent the Owners community then appointed a third party agent to do all the paperwork for those of us that wanted a licence, for a small fee. We had to provi...
by Keefyd
August 13th, 2019, 4:57 pm
Forum: Property owners, buying or living in Menorca
Topic: Tourist Licence for Apartment
Replies: 6
Views: 474

Re: Tourist Licence for Apartment

Hi, I have an apartment in Cala en Porter and our Owners community also voted in favour of renting last September. The administrators who represent the Owners community then appointed a third party agent to do all the paperwork for those of us that wanted a licence, for a small fee. We had to provid...
by Keefyd
August 10th, 2019, 9:45 pm
Forum: Property owners, buying or living in Menorca
Topic: The owners and the illegal tourist rental platforms will be penalised by the Consell de Menorca
Replies: 7
Views: 621

Re: The owners and the illegal tourist rental platforms will be penalised by the Consell de Menorca

It applies if you currently advertise your property for rent on ANY form of website e.g. HomeAway, Airbnb, Simply Owners, Simply Menorca, etc.
by Keefyd
August 3rd, 2019, 8:08 pm
Forum: General Menorca help forum
Topic: Prescription sunglasses
Replies: 9
Views: 672

Re: Prescription sunglasses

There are plenty of opticians in Mahon who can provide prescription sunglasses for you.
by Keefyd
August 1st, 2019, 9:29 pm
Forum: Cala'n Porter area
Topic: Bamalams
Replies: 10
Views: 1298

Re: Bamalams

In CNP last week and it was heaving, all the bars and restaurants were busy. Went into Mahon on Saturday and that busy too, no where to park and the town was bustling. Ventured out to Cala Galdana on Monday and drove round for an hour trying to find somewhere to park, but left after not finding a si...
by Keefyd
July 10th, 2019, 12:41 pm
Forum: General Menorca help forum
Topic: Holiday apartment rental crackdown
Replies: 19
Views: 1991

Re: Holiday apartment rental crackdown

I hear now that they are even checking up on the relatives, only parents and and siblings of the owner may stop and proof of the relationship must be provided! How on earth are they going to enforce this? They don’t have the resources to check every single privately owned property for evidence of w...