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Strong pound cuts the cost of buying Quinta do Lago property

By • Dec 3rd, 2015 • Category: Company News, Tax Issues

There’s some encouraging news today if you intend to buy a property in the Algarve: the pound to euro exchange rate has risen steadily, cutting the cost of buying in Quinta do Lago. To be specific, sterling has jumped to 1.43 versus the Eurozone’s common currency this week, +23 cents higher than early 2014, making

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Golden Visas on the rise

By • Nov 5th, 2015 • Category: Tax Issues

The number of golden visas awarded in October more than tripled (221%) compared to September. In all, a total of 119 visas were granted – an average of 30 per week – and an investment of 41.6 million euros. According to Lusa news agency, based on data from the Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF), in

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Chinese consider Portugal the best country in Europe for investment

By • Jul 3rd, 2015 • Category: Tax Issues

As reported in the Algarve Resident recently, the Chinese consider Portugal to be the best country in Europe to invest. This is not only due to the lower cost of living, the healthy lifestyle and healthcare but it also shares the same kind of culture. Such examples of investors is Fosun who recently invested in

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Gibraltar Tax Facts Booklet for the 2014/2015 Tax Year

By • Aug 29th, 2014 • Category: Tax Issues

A summary of the key taxation changes to existing legislation as a result of the Chief Minister’s budget speech on 30 June 2014. These changes are effective as from 1 July 2014. Share on Facebook

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.