Favorable taxation is one of the key attractions for international talent, but Barcelona Global survey has found that members of the international community living in Barcelona believe that taxes here are very high. With the support of the most prestigious law firms in the city, Barcelona Global has conducted a study that compares Barcelona's taxation with cities like New York, Zurich, Paris, London and Singapore. The report concludes with a set of proposals that would put Barcelona on the same footing as its competitors.
The objective of the project is to raise awareness of Barcelona's structural disadvantages with regard to taxation, and to encourage political parties and key institutions to implement its proposals.
- Barcelona Global has drawn up a proposal of the taxation needed to place it on the same level as other countries.
- Barcelona Global has played an active part in submitting proposals to the draft law on startups, and has managed to ensure that important measures are included in the bill.
- There are still important measures to be introduced in the final text of the law, however, and Barcelona Global is doing its best to ensure decision-makers are conscious of the importance of these measures..
- Numerous meetings have been held with key institutions and senior officials.
Cristina H. Valiñani –Barcelona Global Projects Director