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With Portugal offering such favourable property opportunities in outstanding surroundings, it is no surprise that many Britons choose to retire to their own slice of heaven in the Algarve.

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June 5, 2017 is a notable anniversary for the Bank of England and British savers – it marks 100 months since the Sterling interest rate was cut to the historic low of 0.5%.

It has also been...

For most people, the key aim of financial planning is to protect their wealth. Whether you are looking at your savings and investments, tax planning, pensions or estate planning, there are two key...

Many Britons have discovered that the Algarve is a fantastic place to retire. It is not just about sun, sea and golf. Portugal has actively encouraged new arrivals by offering extremely favourable...

IMI, the local assessment on real estate, is a municipal tax levied on the rateable value (VPT) of a property situated within each municipality. Immovable properties are classified as rural, urban...

Changes to the UK domicile regime have unexpectedly been put on hold in the lead up to the snap General Election in June. Other reforms also got the axe, though it is likely to be temporary.

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On April 6, many new regulations for QROPS came into effect. These changes were made to make the taxation of foreign pensions more in line with UK pensions. Any QROPS not registered as being...

We all want our assets to increase in value, but how much tax will you have to pay on the gain when you come to sell your property or investments? Your capital gains tax liabilities in Portugal...

As a resident foreigner, you may receive letters from the Tax Office (Autoridade Tributária). Just as happens with many Portuguese citizens, you will be baffled by the encrypted content, written...

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