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If you have chosen to retire in Portugal, your pensions can be the key to financial security in retirement. With Brexit looming and more options than ever, pensions can also be a source of concern...

Moving to live in a new country involves considerable planning and, once you arrived in Portugal, you probably found you had quite a long checklist of tasks to get through. A key one is reviewing...

Since local lodging was reformed into its current configuration in 2014, almost a third of total offerings have been registered and have begun to pay tax. Surprisingly, even though millions of...

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his first Autumn Statement on November 23. It was the first budget after the Brexit vote but does not provide many clues as to what a post-EU world will look...

A work contract with a foreign or stateless individual, who is not a national of a EU member state or of another state which allows equality of treatment to the Portuguese nationals on the free...

Since the introduction of the Simplified Regime in 2001, taxation of income from tourism activities in Category B dropped from 20% to 15%. In contrast, over the same period, income from real...

From January 2016, financial institutions in over 50 countries around the world began collecting information on their clients and their accounts. This data will be passed onto the clients’ country...

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...

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