TELEWORK: Portugal decides to change the statutory regulation on telework during a pandemic crisis

Since the outbreak of Covid-19, Portugal was no exception to the huge increase on the telework and other forms of remote working experience. Such increase was chiefly triggered by Government temporary and exceptional rules which, during the lockdown periods, enforced telework for all employees whose tasks were compatible which such way of rendering work. In […]

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The Portuguese non-habitual resident tax regime – tax quarrels for pensioners

Sofia QuentalValadas Coriel & Associados, [email protected] The Portuguese non-habitual resident (NHR) tax regime was created in 2009 and implemented in 2010. It has now been in force for ten years – an important milestone. It is now believed to be used by more than 50,000[1] individuals, although the tax department does not disclose the specific figures. […]

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Luiz Gomes & Associados joins IR as the exclusive Banking & Finance Member in Portugal

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Florbela Pires of Luiz Gomes & Associados. Florbela has joined IR as our exclusive Banking & Finance Member in Portugal. Florbela Pires specializes in internal and cross border financial transactions and contracts. She has been advising credit institutions, financial companies and other […]

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Luiz Gomes & Associados joins IR as the exclusive Tax (Law) Member in Portugal

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Vera Figueiredo of Luiz Gomes & Associados. Vera has joined IR as our exclusive Tax (Law) Member in Portugal. Vera Figueiredo is tax advisor of several group of companies, domestic or multinational, financial institutions and private equities. Vera has expertise in advising […]

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Portugal/Sweden Double Taxation Treaty to be terminated as of 31 December 2022

Swedish Parliament has, last Wednesday, voted in favour of the Government’s proposal to terminate Sweden’s Double Taxation Treaty (“DTT”) with Portugal. The reason for terminating the agreement is that the country has not yet introduced the amended provisions that the two countries agreed on in May 2019. Such changes were mostly focused on the taxation […]

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Doing business in Portugal 2021

As a member of the European Union, Portugal offers access to a market of 27 countries with around 450M consumers. It provides entry into a global market of 220M of Portuguese speaking consumers. Competitive factors of Portugal as a destination for investment: Competitive conditions for real estate investment Attractive tax regime for expatriates and Portuguese […]

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Investment Project: the Essential Map of your Business

Imagine what would happen if we started a journey by car to a place we’ve never been before, without evaluating the possible routes to the destination. Right away, we would run the risk of not having money for fuel, or that the vehicle was not prepared for such a long journey. Even if we managed to reach […]

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Portugal – A key destination for real estate investors

A STEP BY STEP GUIDE The Portuguese real estate market has been in the international spotlight for investment, due to the growth recorded in recent years. This exponential growth is fundamentally due to demand from large multinationals, residents,entrepreneurs, students, among others, making it one of the most sustainable and attractive markets in Europe. To read […]

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