Re: SPI branch in Spain

From: Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo <jsogo(at)debian(dot)org>
To: spi-general(at)lists(dot)spi-inc(dot)org
Subject: Re: SPI branch in Spain
Date: 2003-01-11 13:57:11
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El día 10 ene 2003, Peter Vandenabeele escribía:
> On Fri, Jan 10, 2003 at 12:59:45AM +0100, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 11:18:18PM +0100, Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo wrote:
> > > The other problem is that bank fees for money transfers are quite
> > > high. Although they have reduced since Euro introduction, they're
> > > high and a big load for little donations. EU Comission is right now
> > > pressing banks to reduce them, so they will tend to be lower. Anyway,
> > > this leaves out any country out of the Euro zone.
> >
> > I have heard (anybody to confirm) that bank fees will be reduced
> > starting on 1st July 2003 for the Euro zone. By this date a money transfer
> > between for example Spain and Germany should cost the same as a money transfer
> > from Spain to Spain.
> I can confirm that both for private and for commercial accounts
> the fees for Electronic Money Transfer will be the same naitional
> or within the EU (I checked explictely with Fortis on that one).
> Condition is that the person that sends the money uses the
> universal IBAN number for the account of the addressee of the
> money. Of course, they compensate that with higher fees for all
> money transfers.

But this doesn't solve tax issues.

Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo


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