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If you have spent years saving into a UK pension, recent changes could put you in the firing line for up to 55% taxation. Expatriates in Portugal, however, can take advantage of opportunities to...

Since January 2016, visitors to the Portuguese capital have to pay a municipal tourist tax of €1 per person per night. Children under 13 and those seeking medical treatment are exempt. The levy...

The UK’s Summer Budget of 2015 included measures to remove the “fundamental unfairness” in the non-domicile regime. Following a period of consultation, we now have a good idea of what the position...

With the uncertainties of the Brexit and the European Union still incapable of unionising fiscal policies, those individuals with significant assets and savings are looking to Family Investment...

If you have ever had the feeling that you spent half your working life just to pay tax, you are probably not far wrong. What with income tax, national insurance/social security, capital gains tax...

As an expat myself, I have been keeping a close eye on the news relating to the British people’s decision to seek an exit from the EU. Our newspapers are filled to the brim, day in and day out,...

Portugal’s finance minister Mário Centeno has announced his proposed budget for 2017. The key reform that could affect expatriates living here is the introduction of a “wealth tax” on property....

In a year’s time, the Portuguese tax authority will have started receiving information on its taxpayers’ offshore assets and income, under the new global automatic exchange of information regime....

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1. Foreign nationals who make contributions to Social Security:
In general terms, foreign nationals who make contributions to Social Security, and...

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