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  • Changes in Spanish SII files as from July 2018

    The Spanish tax authorities announced changes to the content of SII files. These changes will apply as from 1 July 2018. Although the changes are not significant, they will change the structure of the XML (format of the Spanish SII files) so most businesses will require an update on their ERP system or SII plugin to comply with the new rules. This is a summary of the changes applicable as from July 2018: Transactions with a total value above €100,000...
    • By Marosa VAT
    • Published 19/03/2018 10:59
  • Tax Authorities start sending letters about Spanish SII reconciliations

    Spanish Tax Authorities have already started sending communications to taxpayers required to submit information through the SII system, the real-time VAT reporting obligation in Spain. The purpose of these communications is to warn businesses about the discrepancies found between the VAT returns and SII reports submitted, as well as highlight the importance of meeting these compliance obligations to avoid possible penalties (reporting period, information provided, content data requirements, etc). How is this impacting your VAT obligations? In principle, these letters...
    • By Marosa VAT
    • Published 01/12/2017 14:53
  • How to complete your Spanish SII data for the first semester 2017

    Even if the SII reporting was implemented only in 1 July 2017, the Spanish authorities require all taxpayers to submit SII data from the first semester of the year. There are specific data requirements aimed at making things easier for taxpayers. There are also exceptions for certain companies and some data that is still required under the current format. The complication here comes for businesses who adapted their systems only as from 1 July 2017, as they will not be...
    • By Marosa VAT
    • Published 08/09/2017 10:38
  • Late for Spanish SII? Here is the interim solution

    Marosa developped a solution to comply with the Spanish SII during those first weeks of July in which your ERP system is not yet ready. Despite announcements to postpone the deadline, the authorities decided to keep 1 July as the only due date for businesses to start reporting automatic data from their systems to the tax authorities´ database. Many companies need to coordinate diverse teams in different countries, hence increasing the length of this project and requiring longer time to implement changes....
    • By Marosa EU VAT
    • Published 19/06/2017 17:12
  • Spain drops the SII due date extension

    The Spanish SII will enter into force on 1 July 2017 for all taxpayers irrespective of individual circumstances. Despite unofficial announcements of the Spanish tax authorities, there will be no individual extensions granted to those taxpayers who are late adapting their ERP system to the IT requirements of the Spanish SII. All businesses should start reporting their invoice listings electronically within eight days from the moment the invoice is issued (accounts receivable) or the invoice is booked (accounts payable). As...
    • By Marosa EU VAT
    • Published 13/06/2017 7:15