Garrigues has reinforced its team with the hiring of two eminent female partners. Mónica Bolaños will form part of the Bogotá tax practice while Mireia del Pozo joins the Barcelona administrative and constitutional law practice. Both appointments, which will be submitted for approval to the next Partners’ Meeting, reflect the firm’s strategy of consolidating its position as a leading provider of business law advice.
Municipal surtax rates were disclosed through Circular Letter no. 20250, of 31 January 2023, to be paid in 2023, due on the taxable income to be determined in regards to the 2022 fiscal period.
On February 2, 2023 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) partially annulled Commission Decision of 17 July 2013 which declared that the Spanish tax lease system was a state aid scheme and ordered it to be recovered from the investors only.
The new regulation facilitates management and may have a positive impact on financial liquidity in the capital group, whereas administrative activities related to the functioning of the VAT group are limited.
Due to the update of the withholding tables applicable to employment income (category A) and pensions (category H), received by residents in mainland Portugal, for the first and second semesters of 2023, the procedures to be adopted by the paying entities of such income have now been disclosed by the Personal Income Tax Services (DSIRS), as set out in the Administrative Information no. 1/2023, of 11/01 and Administrative Information no. 2/2023, of 11/01, respectively.
The obligation to submit form Model 10 ("Rendimentos e Retenções – Residentes"), regarding income paid or made available in 2022, may be exceptionally completed until 24 February 2023, without any increases or penalties, according to the Ministerial Order no. 8/2023, of 4 January.
Em 2023, o valor médio de construção por metro quadrado para efeitos do Imposto Municipal sobre Imóveis passa de EUR 512 para EUR 532, de acordo com a Portaria n.º 7-A/2023, de 3 de janeiro, recentemente publicada.