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Need help filling out your tax return?

Portugal’s association of foreign residents, afpop, is again holding tax seminars in association with euroFinesco to help those who need to meet their tax reporting obligations.

The afpop...

New counterfeit-proof €10 note

A new extra-resistant €10 note will come into circulation on September 23, the European Central Bank has announced. The new note will be “easily recognisable due to the likeness to its predecessor...

“The time has come to look very closely at Portugal”. The sentence came from deputy prime minister Paulo Portas, who was speaking at a conference with Vice-President of the European Commission...

EC fines banks €1.7 billion for interest rate scandal

The European Commission has fined six banks a record €1.7 billion for forming illegal cartels to manipulate global interest rates.

The banks participated in “illegal cartels in markets for...

Lunch with the Secretary of State for Economy

Leonardo Mathias, Secretary of State Assistant to the Minister and for Economy, will be the speaker at a lunch-debate on Tuesday, December 10 at the Corinthia Hotel Lisbon from 12.15pm.

The...

Profit from Stanley Ho’s casinos in Portugal jumps

Stanley Ho Hung Sun’s Estoril-Sol SGPS SA, which runs three casinos in Portugal, made a profit of €1.26 million in the first nine months of this year, 865% more than a year earlier, reports Macau...

New €10 banknote arrives after summer 2014

The new Europa series €10 banknote will be unveiled on January 13 2014 and issued after summer next year, announced the European Central Bank today (November 26).

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A leading economist has said Portugal was wrong to try and ‘win the austerity beauty pageant’ and become the Troika’s favourite student. It did nothing for the country’s economy - and the way...

Managers, please raise low salaries if you can”

The government has given the green light to successful businesses to raise low salaries, but admits it cannot do so itself until the post-troika period.

Speaking to company managers in...

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