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Beckham Law.

The Beckham Law is a fantastic option for newly arrived employees to reduce their tax burden.

Avoid the complex application process and risks of going it alone with the help of our Tax Lawyers in Spain.

Let our team of Tax Lawyers handle your application.

Our Dedicated Attorneys will Take Taxes Off Your Mind

What is the Beckham Law?


The Spanish tax regime can be pretty demanding, as regular tax residents have to pay taxes on their worldwide income, which can go up to 52%, and also pay taxes on their worldwide wealth. Quite a lot!

Fortunately, there are several tax benefits available that will help you save money, like the Special Expatriate Tax Regime, known as Beckham Law.

With this regime, you will only be taxed on your Spanish earnings and foreign income from employment. Any other worldwide income won’t be taxed nor will it have to be declared.

What are the main advantages of this law?

The Beckham Law, named after the famous football player, David Beckham, who was the first person to benefit from it, provides many advantages:

  • Allows you to pay property and income taxes as if you were a non-resident during your first 6 residency years.
  • You will only have to pay a flat tax rate of 24% on your first 600,000 euros income.
  • You will only have to pay a flat tax rate of 47% for any income above 600,000 euros.
  • Avoid declaring your goods and assets located abroad and getting taxed on your worldwide income and worldwide wealth.
  • Avoid getting taxed on foreign capital gains (dividends, sale of shares, interest, etc.).

Please note that you could be subject to a Wealth Tax if your Spanish net worth exceeds the limit of the autonomous community where your highest value of assets is located.

To know more about the net worth limit in your autonomous community, get in touch today.

Who can benefit from it?

If you’re an expat living continuously in Spain for more than 183 days, you will be considered a tax resident and therefore be obligated to pay taxes on your earnings.

The Beckham Law can be applied to Spanish tax residents that fall under the following situations:

  • Foreign individuals with a job offer in Spain that haven’t been tax residents in the last 10 years.
  • High-income expats that hold executive or management positions.
  • Managers who have relocated and work in a Spanish company.

The following individuals are excluded:

  • Self-employed workers or Autónomos.
  • Professional sports athletes.
  • Directors of business entities that own more than 25% of equity.

Avoid getting your application denied, let a proper Tax Attorney handle your process!

At Carbray we know that as a newcomer, handling the Beckham application can be difficult. With so many steps to take into account and communications to maintain with the Tax Agency, it’s only in your best interest if you let a tax expert guide you.

If you’ve spent hours online trying to understand your tax situation, comparing outdated information, and getting lost in bureaucratic jargon, you can stop your search here.

Our team of Tax Attorneys in Spain has been helping hundreds of clients successfully get approval for the Special Expatriate Tax Regime.

We will take taxes off your mind.

Process with CARBRAY

All of our clients enjoy favourable taxation that allows them to pay as little as possible thanks to getting the Beckham Law benefits. If you too want to enjoy its perks, our team of tax lawyers can apply for you.

These are the steps we will take to guarantee a successful approval:


  • We will hold an initial review to confirm your eligibility and discuss your needs.
  • You will provide us with the necessary documents depending on your situation.
  • We will handle all communications with the Tax Agency and respond to their requests if given the case.
  • You will be notified between 1 and 2 months of your approval.

What are the requirements?

To apply for the Special Expatriate Tax Regime, you must first register with the Spanish Social Security as an employee. Once registered, we will have 6 months to submit your application to the Spanish Tax Agency.


We’ll help you to prepare all of the necessary application material for the Special Expatriate Tax Regime:

  • Complete the 149 Form and file it with the Spanish Tax Agency.
  • Social Security number.
  • Passport and NIE number.
  • An employment contract.
  • A certificate from your company that states you’re employed with them.

Once your application gets approved, you will benefit from all its tax breaks for up to 6 consecutive years.

You’re in good hands!

Get approval for the Beckham Law with the help of a Tax Attorney.

Don’t take our word for it! Check out what our former clients have to say about us

Sara NiegoSara Niego
17:18 31 Jul 22
We have received an exceptional help and advise on purchasing a property in southern Spain from Sandra and Julia. The entire process can be quite complicated however the Carbray personnel made it easy and smooth. We would recommend their services to our friends and family.
S. ParkS. Park
12:56 25 May 22
I have over 20+ years of experience working with various kinds of lawyers in New York, Boston, Zurich, Barcelona and Tokyo. Evelyn Romero was hands down the best immigration attorney! Evelyn is extremely knowledgeable and proactive with impeccable attention to detail, responsive and personable communication, and a kind and professional approach. I’m very happy I found her and I highly recommend Evelyn Romero to anyone looking for a highly skilled, no hassle immigration attorney.
Nick AmadoNick Amado
09:41 17 May 22
I have been working with Carbray for several years, since they assisted with the initial visa application for my life in Spain. All of the attorneys that have worked with me for the last four years have been professional, forthright and prompt in their replies. If you are looking for knowledgeable and professional people to help guide you through the daunting process of dealing with a new government to process your immigration, I can recommend Carbray International with the highest degree of confidence!
Kim BingleyKim Bingley
09:57 13 May 22
We cannot thank Carbray enough for all their help and support throughout our NLV process. Magdalena and her team have been so amazing and so helpful and we couldn't have done this without them. They reply to every phone call and email instantly and are always there to help through what can be quite a stressful process at times. I would recommend Carbray to anyone thinking about starting to apply for their Spanish visa!!
Anne-Laure GoryAnne-Laure Gory
11:57 02 May 22
Laia Fernandez has done an outstanding job with my divorce case and I can not thank you enough for that. She was able to explain to me all the steps very clearly and was very proactive. She really made it simple & transparent. The fact that she is bilingual (English/Spanish) also helped a lot !Thank you once again Laia for everything !
helen mayallhelen mayall
11:41 02 May 22
We used Carbray International Law Firm to obtain NLV Visas for Spain. I’m so glad we did! We were allocated our own Lawyer Magdalena Barrueto, and she was always at hand to guide us through the process and answer any of our questions or concerns.I would recommend this Law firm without hesitation.Excellent service, no messing and timely. I would definitely use again.
08:41 14 Feb 22
We applied for a 1 year non-lucrative visa, the visa team led by Magdalena Barrueto provided a first-class exceptional service to us. The process of applying for the visa is long and complex, however with the professionalism, expertise, guidance and support of the team we successfully received our visas. The team led us through the process in a clear and concise way, providing important support with the translation of documents. We cannot recommend Carbray highly enough.
Gregory RodriguezGregory Rodriguez
19:05 23 Jan 22
Dealing with the bureaucracy in Spain can be intimidating for newcomers. It’s also confusing! This is particularly true when applying for residency. Carbray International did an excellent job shepherding my wife and me through the process. We’re very pleased with their work and recommend their services in the highest possible terms.
Dan SDan S
12:53 05 Jan 22
They held our hands through out the whole process of becoming a citizen of Spain. Amazing service. Thank you so much for all your help
Sachin ShahSachin Shah
13:39 05 Nov 21
Carbray International Law Firm was an absolute god send. I am so delighted with the outcome of my case. My lawyer, Magdalena was very efficient, was able to communicate and be very knowledgeable about the subject matter at hand. Furthermore, Michelle who assisted me on the day was very charismatic and friend to calm my nerves. Both of them made my application process extremely easy. I would not hesitate to recommend Carbray.

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