Friday 8th of May 2020
"Money, money, money”, sang the legendary band Abba in a far away year 1976, not paper but e-money. Bjorn Ulvaeus, one of its members, suffered a burglary at his son's home in 2006 and led a movement to remove paper money in Sweden. Only in this way would the black market, which allows the sale of stolen objects, disappear. Putting his own convictions into practice, cash is not accepted at the Abba Museum in Stockholm. Keep this in mind if you plan to travel to the Nordic capital.
Wednesday 8th of April 2020
The government is not providing taxpayers with a possible delay or moratorium in the deadlines for tax return and self-assessments, as other European countries (Italy, Germany, Netherlands, Norway) have already done. In this scenario, a taxpayer who does not have liquidity to assume the corresponding tax burden could only request its postponement if the requirements are met.
Tuesday 31st of March 2020
In the context of the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the newspaper El País analyzes the need for the administration to streamline the payment of pending debt to its suppliers, as a way to tackle the lack of business liquidity, including the opinion of Ricardo Martínez Rico, CEO of Equipo Económico.
Thursday 9th of January 2020
The general insight about the state of the Spanish economy has become more pessimistic in recent months. This becomes evident by the lower level of family confidence which, measured through the Consumer Confidence Indicator, has shown the lowest levels in the last five-year period, as well as the interest in Google searches of terms associated with unfavorable economic contexts, such as "crisis" or "dismissal".