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Was moving to GC a good idea

Was moving to GC a good idea


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Find advice about taxes, suma, NIE and general tax advice for those living in Gran Canaria. Find advice about tax calculators, tax return, inheritance tax, income tax rates and more. Particularly tax affecting expats in Spain and Gran Canaria.
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Find out more about what residents in Gran Canaria have recommended for utilities such as electric, gas and water. Find recommendations and advice for making sure your property in Gran Canaria is supplied by the best utility companies.
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