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Discriminatory inheritance and gift tax regime for non-residents in Spain?

Under Spanish regulations, mortis causa transfers and inter vivos gifts are subject to inheritance and gift tax (“IGT”). Spanish resident individuals are subject to IGT on their worldwide assets acquired, while non-residents are subject to this tax exclusively on their assets in Spain or rights that may be exercised in Spain. What you need to know about inheritance and gift taxes in Spain The taxable base of the recipients (heirs, legatees and donees) is the net value of the assets received. Burdens and encumbrances imposed directly on the...

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