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09 Jan 2019 18:03 by mcfc123 Star rating in Bury/camposol. 36 posts Send private message

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Hope you all can help,just had a letter from my bank La Caixa, askinking me to fill in my nie number and my tax details in the UK,which has to be handed into the bank within 60 days.We have a property in spain ,but are main residency is in the UK.

Does anyone know why they want this information,as look has it we are going over ina few days time,just want to know why they need this information befor going to the bank.

Thank you all


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09 Jan 2019 21:11 by mariedav Star rating in Ciudad Quesada. 841 posts Send private message

Everybody's been asked for it. It's an EU ruling to clamp down on money laundering etc. They've been doing it for a couple of years and those who are resident in Spain have to provide their Spanish tax numbers to their UK bank.

You will need to provide your Spanish bank with your NI number.

 

 





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10 Jan 2019 15:50 by johnzx Star rating in Spain. 4966 posts Send private message

I am Resident in Spain. A few months ago I was asked similar questions by my bank. To cut a long story short I produced a P 60 from UK ( in respect of my government pension which is taxable in the UK ) and they accepted that to prove what they needed



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11 Jan 2019 09:53 by baz1946 Star rating. 2041 posts Send private message

As mariedav has already told, it's been happening for quite a few years past, I have had them and they are nothing to worry about, they know all about you anyway and it's the law, only a fool kids themselves no one knows about themselves, if I remember correctly one letter did mention if I didn't fill it in and send it back my bank had to stop me using it, probably until I sorted it out.

I never did take them into my bank only did via email over and asking them to confirm they got it okay, they always did.





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11 Jan 2019 16:51 by Roberto Star rating in Torremolinos. 4323 posts Send private message

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Couldn't the banks save themselves postage by just asking Mr.Zuckerberg for everyone's info? cheeky



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11 Jan 2019 16:52 by johnmcmahon Star rating. 243 posts Send private message

I had a letter from my bank cajamar about non residents registration. It said I had to fill out a form which could be done at the bank. The purpose would be I would not have to pay the fee  for this as it would cease to be a 2 yearly declaration. As well as passport and my Spanish NIE number I would also need any document I had with my UK National Insurance on it. They said I had to do it within the next year.

I'm trying to copy the letter on here......but a box says press ctrl/cmd+OK which is incomprehensible

 


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