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Dog Found in Torrox Area
Anyone Recognize him! ??
Found without chip, male young –about 10 months or so.
Residency Tax Status
Further to my post relating to country of tax residency, Margaret’s posting earlier this week is quite correct, in that the circumstances I described only come into force when the tax residency status cannot be determined by the normal rules of the participating states, or there is a conflict between these rules, and I apologise for the confusion my post may have caused.
For the UK, these rules are fully described in the HMRC document RDR3 and can be found on their website. The full link is –
Further information can be found, (again on the HMRC website), on this link –
I have been unable to find the equivalent rules for Spain, but this may be due to limited understanding of Spanish.
The UK rules are quite complicated, but they show that the 183 day rule is still applicable. If you spend more than 183 days in the UK in any tax year then you are taxed, without exception, in the UK.
However, you can spend less time, (in some circumstances considerably less time), in the UK but still be considered a UK tax resident. In my particular circumstances, I am still considered a UK tax resident as long as I spend a minimum of 30 days in the UK in each tax year. When I spoke with HMRC on the subject they directed me to a particular web page where they have an interactive tool that you can complete. When all the necessary data has been entered, it gives you an immediate decision on your residency status for tax purposes. When I used this tool, it confirmed my tax status as above. Of course, this may be in conflict with the Spanish rules, but I am unsure how it would be put to the test.
This tool can be found by going to the following link –
This should open a form entitled, “Check your Residence Status”
Scroll down to “Information you may need” and click on Go to the Tax Residence Indicator and follow the document completion instructions.
Peter dot threepins @ gmail dot com
Services Needed –Seamstress
Does anyone know of a good seamstress for alterations in the Torrox area?
My email is lindabluemed at gmail dot com .
Services Needed–Wanted – Piano Tuner
Can anyone recommend a piano tuner that we can contact?
We live in the Alcaucin area
david.braviner @ googlemail.com
Services Needed- iPod
Could an iPod expert please tell me if my old 6Gb unit can be loaded with music from a Windows pc. I want to delete iTunes. Any other assistance will be appreciated.
sjc2714 at gmail dot com
Services Where is the Morrison shop ?
Please tell me at boegero at gmx dot de. Thanks.
Services Needed – Glass Cutting
Does anyone know where I can get opaque glass cut to size ?
It is for use as a light diffuser.
Please contact Victor at victorandsuzie @ gmail.com
Services Needed –Collect & Construct from IKEA ?
I feel sure that a while ago I saw an advert on Digarme for someone who is prepared to collect and construct items people want from places like Ikea. Can you help with the contact details?
Our phone number is:- 952508821 or our
email address is:- jilljohnbarker @ yahoo.co.uk
Recommendation needed – car hire
Can anyone recommend reasonable car – hire in the Velez-Malaga/Torre del Mar area? Rates and deposits similar to those available at Malaga Airport.
Email – tony dot randall at hotmail dot com. Thanks
Recommendation –Car Cleaning
Sometimes you come across a company that lives up to their claims of excellence and for me that company is Car Clean Malaga.
My car has received an amazing make over and is now in showroom condition. The detailing is the best I have ever seen.
I cannot recommend them too highly.
Warren Phillips is a real expert at what he does and can be contacted on
618 346 098
Rental Available Last minute super deal
Spacious one bedroom apartment available from today till January 10.
sleeps 2-6 persons. Only € 32,- per night! Torrox Costa.
1st line on the beach.
Modern and bright apartment. Amazing sea and mountain views!
One bedroom with double bed, large living with two sofa beds.
Kitchen (fully equipped) and bathroom with shower.
7th floor. Elevator. Good parking.
Mail to vincedvvo @ hotmail dot com or call 627684256
What’s on – Lux Mundi, Torre del Mar
What’s on Kitty Harri’s Sculpture Garden
Drop in, see the latest additions to the Sculpture Garden, enjoy over 160 sculptures, listen to some live classical music by our resident string quartet and forget the clouds!
Open 10-4, just 20 minutes north of Almuñécar.
Directions at www.kittyharri.com
609 706 210
Suitable size for hold luggage, must be in very good condition
Preferably Torre del Mar area but I’m willing to travel within reason
Phone 618 938 770
Dimensions are as follows: Width 1200cm. Height 3700cm
£350.00. Please call Barry or Jane on 657630008 to view.
(Location: Torrox Campo).
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