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Whistleblowers assist in detecting and preventing corruption, however comprehensive protection of whistleblowers laws are needed. The European Commission proposed comprehensive laws which are currently under consideration.
Cryptocurrency for Tax Authorities: The current cryptocurrency taxation approaches vary widely between countries. This is concerning as cryptocurrency poses concerns of tax evasion, which tax authorities are vulnerable to due to large discrepancies between countries’ cryptocurrency tax regulations.
New corporate tax measures in Spain: General State Budget Law 2018 introduces reduction of income for intangible assets, tax credits for investments in entertainment productions, auditing powers and more.
The European Union has agreed to new rules to improve the cross-border company tax law processes (company laws in the EU). These changes aim is to improve EU company’s ability to move freely between Member States in a single market.
In 2015 the European Union introduced regulations enabling EU citizens living in Spain to nominate their home laws or Spanish laws to apply to their estate. It refers to the inheritance tax in Spain as well.
On 7 December 2018, the European Union agreed to a more unified sale of goods directive. The aim of the directive is to provide uniform laws, covering all channels of sales, that is clearer for companies and consumers.
Directive 2014/19/EU aims to improve access to payment accounts, provide uniform processes for account switching and ensure comparability of payment account fees (right to assess a basic payment account in the European Union).
The increase in personal electronic data in Spain necessitates tax authorities to improve the processes of protecting taxpayer’s interest in their personal data and right to access it.
Law 39/2015 of the Common Administrative Procedure of Public Administration regulates electronic notifications in Spain.
Corporate tax in Spain: General State Budget Law 2018 introduces reduction of income for intangible assets, tax credits for investments in entertainment productions, auditing powers and more.