Articles in the ‘Tax Issues’ Category

Portugal: One of the Best Countries in the World to live in for Britons Looking to Retire

By • Nov 30th, 2012 • Category: Tax Issues

  According to a survey made by Castle Cover, who surveyed 23 countries based on criteria such as hours of sunshine, rainfall, temperature, property price, murder rate, healthcare, distance from home and the grocery index. Castle Cover found Portugal to be in second place after Malta, which had more sunshine hours and which also has […]


New Stamp Tax

By • Oct 30th, 2012 • Category: Tax Issues

This is a new tax coming into effect with the first payment due before the end of the year and is in addition to the existing IMI. For privately owned properties and all properties owned by white listed companies, for 2012 the new stamp tax will be 0,5% or 0,8% of the patrimonial value depending […]


Why Portugal should be your top tax choice

By • Feb 16th, 2012 • Category: Property News & Info, Tax Issues

With no inheritance or gift tax burden and no wealth tax and reduced or deferred taxation on dividends and other capital income Portugal becomes very interesting for high net worth individuals .


Portugal, EU and IMF Tax Memorandum Signed

By • May 19th, 2011 • Category: Property News & Info, Tax Issues

Portugal has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the European Commission, European Central Bank and the IMF.


Offshore tax havens: Portugal

By • Feb 15th, 2010 • Category: Tax Issues

British expats will find surprising tax breaks from life in Portugal… especially in terms of capital gains tax and inheritance tax.