Pension cash-grab woe


By Dave Jones

MORE than 100 readers have contacted Costa News to say they have been hit by the Spanish government’s pension cash-grab.

Dramatic cases have come to light of elderly British people who are experiencing hardship caused by double taxation. An 80-year-old woman told Costa News: “I am a new widow also hit by being taxed here and the UK. I really do not have enough to live on now.”

The correspondent continued: “My husband and I always had a yearly appointment with the ‘hacienda’ and have always declared our pensions, which did not reach the ceiling for tax payment.”

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