Tax Marine is a tax and customs consultancy firm based in Barcelona, Spain. We have many years of experience in the yachting industry, with an established track record of more than 25 years of excellence in providing tax consultancy and assistance to yacht owners and business. Being exclusively dedicated to yachting, we understand the singularity and particularity of this industry. We have a legal background backing our practice not only based on a practical experience but also on our training as lawyers and economists. In addition, as duly licensed Spanish Administrative Managers we are entitled to operate with official bodies all across Spain, including the Balearic Islands.
We offer you or your company the highest quality advice and service on tax and legal matters concerning your yacht business. Our team offers bespoke tax planning and advice, saving you time, money and efforts when dealing with your yacht matters in Spain and the European Union. We can assist you with Superyachts charter licenses both in mainland Spain and the Balearic Islands, being one of the leading firms in Spain in this field. For more detailed information on the services we offer, please click on our services section. Tax Marine is member of a European network of fiscal representatives and we have agents all across Spain. Therefore, we can offer global coverage in Spain and Europe thanks to our relationship with leading firms and associates in each jurisdiction.We want to develop long-term relationships with our clients based on openness and assistance. Our business is based on the sound principles of trust, integrity and a genuine desire to add value to our clients in a meaningful and material way.
We actively work with the yachting industry regulators. Tax Marine is member of the Legal Environment Department of the Barcelona Nautical Cluster which, together with the Asociación Española de Empresas Náuticas (ANEN), the Cambra de Comerç de Barcelona and the Asociación Española de Grandes Yates (AEGY), propose continuous measures to simplify legislation and advance towards a better regulatory environment fostering business development and Superyacht operations in Spain.
Alex advises both on tax issues and on transactions and investments in Spain, yacht purchases, tax audits, owning and operational yacht structures in Spain and other countries, customs procedures or yacht registrations. He has worked for top-tier foreign broker companies, yacht management and legal firms and foreign investors in Spanish marinas, most of which remain regular clients.
Degree in Economics from the Spanish University UNED (1996), Master in International Trade from the University of Barcelona (1996), Master in Taxation from the Centro de Estudios Financieros in Barcelona (2004), Post-degree from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia in the Yachting Business (2002), Post-degree in Insurance Brokerage from the Spanish University UDIMA (2007) Post-degree in Customs Procedures from the Spanish University Isabel I (2016) and Spanish license as Administrative Manager (2006).
Languages: Spanish, English, Russian, French and Catalan. Lecturer at UDIMA and UPC universities, and EAE and CEF business schools. Regular speaker at international conferences and workshops on tax matters concerning yachting. Founding member of the Barcelona Nautical Cluster, and member of AEGY (Spanish Superyacht Association) and YBDSA (Yacht Brokers Designers and Surveyors Association, UK).