News of the day 14 October 2015
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Vice-President Barceló, President Armengol and Finance Minister Cladera at the press announcement of the draft of the tax.

Tourist tax

Tourist tax will cost between fifty cents and two euros

Tourist accommodation charges between 50 cents and 2 euros per person and per day. Children below 14 years exempt. Residents will have to pay in tourist accommodation. If stay is for health reasons it can be reclaimed. Cruise passengers will also pay.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fears over the introduction of the tourist tax.

Tourist tax

Mixed reaction to the introduction of the controversial new levy

“If large Balearic hotel chains can be distributed worldwide and be in countries, 80% of which have some form of tax, why do they object in their homeland?”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Restaurants want lower terrace tax in winter


Restaurants want lower terrace tax in winter

Town hall is “open to dialogue” in working together on any possible amendment of the bylaw regarding the use of public areas for terraces.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Laurence Laurendon: writer, coach and wellness consultant.


Stressed out? Well here is an event for you

The seminar is directed at those who want to maximise their ability to manage and transform stress into something positive.

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.


Spanish budget may break EU guidelines

Spain has left behind recession and is now growing at one of the fastest rates in the euro zone, according to official figures.

Northern News Spotlight

Poblat GESA is up for sale

The land has been put up for sale at a price of 3.1 million euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


The economy

“Rajoy´s economic miracle is not being felt in Spain at the moment....”

Jason Moore

Edition of 14 October 2015