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The benefits of living in Andorra

If you’re considering a new start and you’re looking for a country where you can live comfortably, moving to Andorra, either alone or with your family, is a great option.The principality is a peaceful and cosmopolitan country nestled between Spain and France with a population who speak Catalan, Spanish and French fluently thanks to the proximity to these countries. Residents are surrounded by outstanding natural beauty and enjoy a high quality of life thanks to one of the world’s best …

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Andorra rated BBB/A-2 by Standard & Poor’s

The most recent rating from the international agency Standard & Poor’s maintains Andorra’s rating at BBB/A-2 with the outlook assessment remaining stable. The principality received the same score from Standard & Poor’s in 2017, and has maintained it since then in the subsequent half-yearly results published each year in January and July.   Fitch Ratings, another leading credit and risk rating agency, kept Andorra at BBB+ and also concurred with S&P about its stable outlook. In the post-pandemic context in …

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Is Andorra a sovereign country or does it belong to Spain or France?

In the heart of the Pyrenees, sharing borders with Spain and France, lies Andorra, one of the smallest countries in the world. Its area is only 468 km2, but it has managed to preserve its autonomy. One of the recurring questions when talking about Andorra is whether it belongs to Spain or France. Let’s quickly find out: Andorra is an independent country, often described as “a little jewel in the mountains”. Contents: 1.- Andorra, the only co-principality in the world …

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Why are Spanish YouTubers moving house to Andorra?

This article has been revised and updated in accordance with the latest amendments to Andorran regulations. Updated August 2023. At the time, there was a lot of talk about the expatriation from Spain of El Rubius, a Spanish Youtuber, for tax reasons. What other attractions do youtubers find in Andorra apart from the lower tax burden? We talked about it at the height of the controversy in 2019 with Josep Garcia, co-founder and director of Advantia Assessors.  Why are YouTubers …

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What benefits are there for new investors who want to live in Andorra?

Andorra continues to be a hot and trending topic in the Spanish media, after Spain’s biggest YouTuber, El Rubius, announced he was moving his residence to the principality. The possibility of living in Andorra is also attracting increasing interest from other types of foreign investors, not just content creators and digital nomads. New investor demographics In the last year, interest in permanently relocating to Andorra has increased by 15 to 20%, according to data from the Diari d’Andorra. Two main …

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Horitzó 23: Andorra’s economic plan for meeting the challenge of COVID-19 recovery

Andorra is preparing to deal with the consequences of the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, the Andorran government has unveiled a new action plan entitled “Horitzó 23 (H23)”, which outlines a series of measures for reactivating the country’s economy. What does “Horitzó 23” include? This strategic plan comprises 77 actions, spread across 20 initiatives, which are based on three main pillars: social welfare, the economy and innovation, and other measures focused on digital transformation and internationalisation. …

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Living in Andorra: a country that’s safe from COVID-19

Living and settling in Andorra has always been a great option due to its many attractions and the quality of life it provides its inhabitants. And now it’s a safe country that has proven its ability to fight the coronavirus pandemic and emerged with an enhanced international image. All this is thanks to the safety and prevention measures that were implemented over the last few months, and the new ones that continue to be applied to contain the spread of …

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SICAVs in Andorra: an alternative for tax savings

SICAVs, which are very attractive for substantial fortunes, are collective investment institutions which facilitate tax savings. Even if these companies with variable capital are not exclusive to Andorra, they are very interesting tax-saving vehicles, as they are taxed at 0% for corporate income tax. Moreover, dividends paid to Andorran shareholders are also exempt from tax. Types of SICAV in Andorra These investment vehicles are authorised and regulated by the Andorran Financial Authority (AFA), the supervisor of the financial system in …

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Living in Andorra

If you have got this far, it is because you have heard about our little principality and you are contemplating the possibility of coming to live in Andorra. Andorra, a country that is unique in the world Andorra, officially the Principality of Andorra, is Europe’s largest microstate; an independent country covering 468 km2 with around 75,000 inhabitants. Just 5% of our territory is covered by urban areas and infrastructures, leaving the rest as nature intended. Andorra has a unique political …

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