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Latest Flu Epidemic & Private Medical Insurance

Latest Flu Epidemic & Private Medical Insurance

30 1 - 2018

winter 2018 - i know there's a hell of a lot of people been taken ill recently with this terrible flu virus... i just thought i'd try and offer some advice to those affected. i had it for 2 weeks and kept putting it off - i thought anti biotics wouldn't do anything as it was a virus but then ended up with pneumonia and was in pretty bad shape to say the least! so, if anyone does have it or knows anyone with it, please make sure you/they get to a doctor if it's still there after a week as i was told it's what i should have done. oh, and ignore those who just tell you it's man flu ;) i've always had a slight resentment towards paying my private medical insurance each month as i haven't really used it that much but i am so grateful i have it after being hospitalised for 2 nights. e..

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Comms. from the Canarian Gov. RE. Plastic Bags

Comms. from the Canarian Gov. RE. Plastic Bags

12 1 - 2018

with the tart of the new regulations on plastic bags. to start in year 2.018 ....... (with margin until 01.03.2018). rd project of the ministry of agriculture and fisheries, food and environment. -------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------- --- we inform you:   that from the day 01.03.2018, “you should charge for" plastic bags in the shops that sell to the public.   1 - light plastic bags ..................... are those with a thickness lower than 50 microns.      (t-shirt bags) 2 - very light plastic bags ............ are those with a thickness lower than 15 microns.     (thin bags for fruits and vegetables / hygiene) 3 - oxi degradable pla..

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Christmas Present Donations

Christmas Present Donations

28 12 - 2017

throughout december 2017 up until the 4th of january 2018, tibc and other businesses in las galletas are collecting presents to be donated to local children in need. the presents will be distributed by the local church to families who are struggling to get by this christmas. the initiative has been arranged by the zona comercial abierta in las galletas. if you would like to contribute, please pop by our office in las galletas and leave it with one of our members of staff! please state if the present is for a girl/boy and baby/toddler/child.

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Get Insured for the New Year

Get Insured for the New Year

27 12 - 2017

make one of your new year's resolutions for 2018 to get your insurances in tenerife up to date! tenerife international business centre sl are exclusive agents for liberty seguros. liberty offer extensive cover at competitive prices. our insurance agents are fully trained to meet the requirements set by the dgsfp and are here to help you tailor an insurance product which matches your requirements - we will never offer you an insurance policy which does not offer you the best value for money. in other words, we won't offer cover you do not require to increse your premium and we will never "under insure" you just to beat another quote which means there should never be any problems processing your claims (should they occur!)   what insurance services do we provide? you nam..

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Nearing the end of our Autumn Special Offer

Nearing the end of our Autumn Special Offer

28 11 - 2017

just a little reminder that there is only a month left until liberty's special cash back offer ends! only for new insurance policies issued and in force before the 20th of december 2017 and paid by direct debit. not for renewals or replacements. valid throughout the canary islands. valid for... comprehensive car insurance: policies over €300. click here for a quick car insurance quote. home insurance: policies over €150. click here for a quick home insurance quote. €60 cashback for existing liberty seguros customers and €40 cashback for new insurance clients. tenerife international business centre sl are exclusive insurance providers for liberty seguros. we pride ourselves in our attention to detail, commitment to our clients and only ever offering a quality product a..

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Latest Update for Tourist License Laws (Oct. 2017)

Latest Update for Tourist License Laws (Oct. 2017)

26 10 - 2017

thanks to the insistence and the parliamentary support of asg (the political party agupación socialista gomera), ascav (asociacion canaria de alquiler vacacional) have managed to have all holiday rental owners on the islands of la gomera, la palma and el hierro free to register their homes in all land classifications in their respective town halls, including those located in rustic, tourist and mixed. the only exclusion are properties located within tourist complexes with a designated touristic intermediary. this is a great step forward to bridge the gap and continue insisting and demanding the same conditions for the rest of the islands unlocking a vital activity for the economic sustainability and future of the canaries. in addition to the “ley de islas verdes” (green island..

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How to stop your Bank Account from being Frozen

How to stop your Bank Account from being Frozen

13 10 - 2017

to everyone who has bank accounts in spain we have just been informed that banks are clamping down on existing bank of spain regulations (brought about by the eu) which require the account holder to go to their branch once a year, and let them have updated copies of their passports, nie/dni, wage slip or tax return. if you are non resident, you need to sign the an annual declaration of non residence. the aim is to help prevent money laundering and the regulation is brought about by the law of 10/2010 on the prevention of money laundering. of which can be downloaded here. (ley 10/2010, de 28 de abril, de prevención del blanqueo de capitales y de la financiación del terrorismo) there has not been anything in recent news about this but it's what has happened to several clients of o..

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Autumn Cashback Deal For New & Existing Customers!

Autumn Cashback Deal For New & Existing Customers!

22 9 - 2017

liberty seguros are rewarding both new and existing insurance clients with up to €60 cash back! only for new policies issued and in force before the 20th of december 2017 and paid by direct debit. not for renewals or replacements. valid throughout the canary islands. valid for... comprehensive car insurance: policies over €300. click here for a quick car insurance quote. home insurance: policies over €150. click here for a quick home insurance quote. €60 cashback for existing liberty seguros customers and €40 cashback for new clients. tenerife international business centre sl are exclusive insurance agents for liberty seguros expatriate in tenerife and the rest of the canary islands. liberty seguros dgsfp: co467b38345369

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Property Newsflash

Property Newsflash

12 9 - 2017

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Squatters - Prevention is Better than the Cure!

Squatters - Prevention is Better than the Cure!

12 9 - 2017

latest news regarding your empty property here in tenerife. if your property is empty, and you do not have a connected alarm system, then the police will not help you as if you have squatters move in. they are requiring all property owners to have a connected alarm fitted to their properties. if you want us to organize this for you, please contact us here in the office on 922730210 or info@tibc-sl.com. squatters are not a matter for the insurance company until the squatters have been removed and damage can be assessed. this is a civil/criminal matter and can be very expensive to move them on. in a practical case, if you leave your property and go on holiday for longer than 3 days, the squatters have the right to stay there, and to get them out, you need to make a "denuncia",..

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Take advantage of Liberty's latest new tariffs!

Take advantage of Liberty's latest new tariffs!

1 8 - 2017

there have been huge discounts made to our liberty seguros car insurance policies!   fill out our quick insurance quote request form here.   if you would like a quote for any other insurance services available to clients in tenerife and fuerteventura, simply click a link below to fill in our quick online insurance quote request form and receive an insurance quote straight to your inbox:   house insurance life insurance pet insurance commercial insurance inheritance insurance boat insurance   liberty seguros dgsfp: co467b38345369 specialists in insurance services in tenerife. exclusive insurance agents for liberty seguros.

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Competition Time

Competition Time

16 6 - 2017

meet us in iceland, las chafiras on the 17th of june 2017 for your chance to win a lumix dmc-tz60 worth €400 free entry into our prize draw for any policies taken out over €200 and paid by direct debit. prize winner to be drawn by carol schleisman from currencies direct on the 10th of july 2017. you can take out any of the following insurance products with tenerife international business centre sl... house insurance pet insurance contents insurance for tenants car insurance life insurance inheritance tax insurance and more... if you can't make it down to see us, please do not hesitate to get in touch or follow any of the links above to fill in our quick online insurance quote request form and get an insurance quote straight to your inbox!

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Attention Property Developers!

Attention Property Developers!

2 6 - 2017

tenerife international business centre sl are please to offer for sale several plots of land in and around costa del silencio in the south of tenerife. please see below our list of available plots.   address name reference # (click for more information) land use plot size m2 constructed m2 value € calle marina 16 b punta del viento par0202 c1- parques urbanos, grandes paseos y avenidas     2.100.000,00 c/ mña amarill 11 montaña amarilla par0251 b3-6: sociocultural y recreativo. volumetria opcional 861,00 774,90 480.050,55 c/aquiles 6 montaña amarilla par0252 b3-6: sociocultural y recreativo. volumetria..

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Online Medical Insurance Requests are here

Online Medical Insurance Requests are here

4 5 - 2017

you can now fill out our quick online form to request a quote for your private medical insurance. we offer some great options at very competitive prices. once we receive your request, we'll give you a provisional medican insurance quote and if you're happy with it, we'll get in touch to see if we can tailor more to suit your needs.   fill out our online medical insurance quote request form >>>

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10 ways your Property for Sale can Lose Value

10 ways your Property for Sale can Lose Value

3 4 - 2017

the number of purchases and sales of properties in spain exceeded 400,000 in 2016. this trend is related to the volume of loans that were signed for such acquisitions, surpassing 280,000 mortgages granted on housing. both indicators confirm the improving property market in spain. however, every seller should know that the sale price of a home is not fixed, so it is important to take into account the different reasons that can make a property for sale lose value. 1. antiquity spain has a stock of very old properties. this situation has led to new or newly built homes gaining value over the older ones. the preference for unused real estate, the deterioration of the materials or the need for the property to undergo future refurbishments are some of the effects the decision for buyer..

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Liberty Cash Back Offer!

Liberty Cash Back Offer!

21 3 - 2017

liberty seguros are rewarding both new and existing insurance clients with up to €60 cash back! only for new policies issued and in force between 20th march and 26th june 2017 and paid by direct debit. not for renewals or replacements. valid throughout the canary islands including insurance clients in tenerife and insurance clients in fuerteventura. valid for... comprehensive car insurance: policies over €400. click here for a quick car insurance quote. home insurance: policies over €150. click here for a quick home insurance quote. life insurance: policies over €150. click here for a quick life insurance quote. €60 cashback for existing liberty seguros customers and €40 cashback for new clients. tenerife international business centre sl are exclusive insurance age..

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Latest TAX ATTACKS for property rentals

Latest TAX ATTACKS for property rentals

20 3 - 2017

for a free, no obligation consultation on what it will cost you to rent your property legally in tenerife, get in touch with us by emailing info@tibc-sl.com or by calling 0034 922 730 210. tibc sl is a registered estate agent with an api license so we can manage all aspects of renting out your property in tenerife - maintenance, finding tenants, drawing up contracts, holding deposits, making sure you have the correct house insurance and making sure you are on the right side of the tax man. click here to view our current rental properties available for rent in tenerife. ----------------------------------------------- tax attack original article below by antonio flores, columnist at the olive press. 16/03/2017 the spanish tax office (aeat) is fast becoming a force to be re..

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Vote for change in the Holiday License Laws

Vote for change in the Holiday License Laws

20 3 - 2017

the asociación canaria del alquiler vacacional (association of canarian holiday rentals) are petitioning to the canarian government to make changes to their "licencia vivienda vacacional" / decreto 113/2015 to allow private owners to legally rent out their properties for tourist lets if they are located on tourist land. if you would like to take part in this petition, please print off the form below (copy and paste in to a word document), fill in who you are representing (in the case of if you are a business representing an owner); your surname, first name and dni/nie and sign below. scan in and return to info@ascav.es. the letter has been translated underneath the image. we are requesting that the government of the canary islands amends the decree 113/2015 regulating hol..

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How to claim back your Plusvalía tax in Tenerife

How to claim back your Plusvalía tax in Tenerife

15 3 - 2017

to all our clients looking to reclaim any plusvalia paid, please see our notes below. at the time of writing the supreme court has not made its final judgement, but spain's top lawyers are encouraging people to put their claim in before the final ruling. from what we have been able to establish those who lost money on their sale (i.e) those whose sale price was lower than their purchase price, who paid more than 2000 euros after 2013 are eligible to claim. watch this space for further information as and when we receive it. faqs what is the plusvalia tax? - the plusvalia tax is the tax paid on the increase in value of the land on which your property is located between your date of purchase and date of sale. this is determined by your local townhall / municipality and each town..

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Specialised Landords Insurance in Tenerife

Specialised Landords Insurance in Tenerife

10 3 - 2017

with the exceptional increase in demand for rental properties in tenerife, there are more and more horror stories emerging of desperate tenants having to rent from greedy and irresponsible landlords. firstly, we'd like to take this opportunity to express how important it is to have a legally drawn up rental contract for starters which protects both the landord and tenant. here's one of the stories for example! as stated by janet anscombe's website, you can let it out long term under urban letting legislation wherever it is, with a long-term residential contract which are a minimum of one year; or you can let it out short term as an arrendamiento de temporada (a contract of between one day and one year for a specific purpose other than tourism/holiday) under urban letting legis..

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  • Calle Cándida Peña Bello 8
  • 38631 Las Galletas (Sta Cruz De Tenerife)
  • 922 730 210
  • 922 731 408
  • more

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