Non Residents Property Tax
Aside from Local (IBI), Capital Gains, Wealth and Inheritance Taxes, non residents must pay tax on any income they receive that arises in Spain. Income tax for non-residents is charged at a fixed rate of 19% if you are a resident in an EU or EEA country For non-residents from the rest of the world, the rate is 24%. This includes a non residents property tax.
Non Residents Property Tax on No Income
If you own a property in Spain and earn rental income from it, then this has to be declared. What some non-resident owners of property in Spain are not aware of, is that they are also required to pay tax, regardless of whether the property is let out or not!
This tax is often referred to as an imputed income tax. Spanish tax legislation for some reason assumes that a non-resident owner derives some sort of benefit from owning property and provides a system to tax it.