This page lists all the written and video guides we have produced about starting and doing business.

Tax: the Taxation of Companies in Spain

Tax: the Taxation of Companies in Spain

In Spain, companies are taxes in a variety of ways. Understanding the system - and how it will work best ...
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Immigration: Coming to Spain to Set Up a Business

If you want to set up a business in Spain there are plenty of opportunities to do so, especially if ...
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Buying Commercial Property in Spain

There are two group of people who buy commercial property. Those who need it for their own use and those ...
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Debt Collection in Spain

For any business or individual, debt collecting is sometimes a tedious necessity. In Spain, it can be very slow and, ...
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Setting Up a Company in Spain

Do you need a company in Spain? If so, which type? What are your options and what are their respective ...
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Starting a Business in Spain

Starting a business in a new country is exciting and it can be very profitable. It will certainly change your ...
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Employment Law in Spain

Some people work for the same employer, without incident or trouble, for years or decades. Others are not so lucky ...
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Business Issues in Spain

Business Issues in Spain

Every country has special issues when it comes to doing business. Spain is no exception. This guide focused on some ...
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Doing Business in Spain

Doing Business in Spain

Doing business in Spain is an enticing prospect. It is a large market (46 million people) and a trillion dollar ...
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Cultural Differences in Spain

The cultural differences between various countries are both fascinating and surprising. Understanding them is hugely important if you want to ...
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Global List - Ease of Doing Business

Global List – Ease of Doing Business

The World bank has been monitoring how easy it is to do business in countries around the world since 2001 ...
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Selling a Business in Turkey

Once you have built a successful business it will (hopefully) build up in value and can later be sold ...
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Taking Over (Buying) a Business in Turkey

Taking Over (Buying) a Business in Turkey

Many people consider taking over an existing business rather than starting their own, new one. There are advantages to doing ...
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Starting a Business in Turkey

Starting a Business in Turkey

Turkey is very welcoming when it comes to people wanting to set up new businesses. They realise that new business ...
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Doing Business in Turkey - From Outside the Country

Doing Business in Turkey – From Outside the Country

Turkey permits foreigners and foreign businesses of any nationality to do business in Turkey. This is true whether they are ...
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Setting up a Company in Turkey

Things to understand before you set up a company in Turkey A limited company is a legal structure which has ...
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Doing Business in Turkey - Video Guide

Doing Business in Turkey – Video Guide

Doing business in a new country can be a minefield of cultural and technical nuances - luckily, Basak was happy ...
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Immigration: Coming to Spain to Start a Business (Andalucia/Costa del Sol) - Video Guide

Immigration: Coming to Spain to Start a Business (Andalucia/Costa del Sol) – Video Guide

Starting a business in Spain can be a great idea for those with the motivation and innovation to pull it ...
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Starting a Business in Spain (Andalucia/Costa del Sol) – Video Guide

Starting a business is one of the most popular ways for a foreigner to move to Spain. Is it right ...
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Doing Business in Spain (Andalucia/Costa del Sol) – Video Guide

There's a lot you need to know before diving into doing business in Spain. Most importantly, you need to realise ...
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Opening a Bar in Spain (Andalucia/Costa del Sol) – Video Guide

Lots of bars opened by expats fail - but some succeed, and succeed impressively. What makes the difference between a ...
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Opening a Restaurant in Spain (Andalucia/Costa del Sol) – Video Guide

Many people want to open a restaurant in Spain, and that means there's a lot of competition for expats who ...
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Business Issues in Spain (Andalucia/Costa del Sol) – Video Guide

"Running a business on the Costa del Sol is inevitably, sooner or later, going to produce the odd problem." So ...
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Three young people around a table - they are board members at a company.

Setting up a Company in Spain (Andalucia/Costa del Sol) – Video Guide

What does an expat need to know before setting up a company in Spain? What makes it different from starting ...
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Doing Business on the Costa del Sol

Doing Business on the Costa del Sol

The scope of this guide This guide offers tips for doing business in Spain. It describes, in particular, how to ...
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