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Taxes in Portugal

Guide to taxes in Portugal

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What taxes in Portugal apply to expats? This guide to Portuguese taxes includes VAT in Portugal, Portuguese tax rates, Portuguese tax calculators and an overview of the Portuguese tax system.

Portugal income tax

Portuguese income tax: Filing a Portuguese tax return as an expat

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Find out who has to pay Portuguese income tax, including what tax rates and deductions apply when filing a Portuguese tax return as an expat.

Retire in Portugal

A guide on how to retire in Portugal as an expat

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Learn how to comfortably retire in Portugal as an expat; this guide explains who can retire to Portugal, transfer a pension and qualify for Portugal's retirement tax and residency law.

portugal inheritance tax

A guide to Portuguese inheritance law, tax and writing a will

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Don't leave your assets to fate; this guide explains Portuguese inheritance law and inheritance tax in Portugal to help expats draw up a will in Portugal.

Transferring a pension

UK pension transfers for expatriates

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Chartered Financial Planner Russell Hammond, APFS MSCI, expands on some of the issues affecting expatriates when transferring UK pensions. One of very few advisers providing advice to expatriates holding the coveted ‘Chartered’ title, Hammond is non-commission based and operates exclusively on a fee-only...

How to make QROPS work for you

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Chartered Financial Planner Russell Hammond, APFS MSCI, expands on some key points about QROPS and how QROPS can be best managed to work for you. One of very few advisers to expatriates holding the coveted ‘Chartered’ title, Hammond is non-commission based and operates exclusively on a fee-only basis....

Pensions in Portugal: How to get a Portuguese pension

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Find out if you can get a pension in Portugal and the conditions for claiming a Portuguese pension. Here is an overview of Portugal's pension system.

TorFX - Emigration Focus

Emigration focus: moving money when moving abroad

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When it comes to making a fresh start in a new country, knowing where to start planning the move can be a bit daunting. The best way to approach the mammoth list of tasks, including money transfers, is to take them one at a time.

How to get a higher interest rate for your bank savings

How to get a higher interest rate for your bank savings

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Zero interest rates have a significant impact on people’s savings, pensions and investment yields. This article explains how you can act now to get the highest interest rate possible for your savings.

Brexit currency impact

Brexit and its strong impact on currency exchange rates

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The monumental Brexit has yielded political, cultural and also economical consequences. Here we explain how the UK's vote to leave the EU has led to significant Brexit currency impacts like lower currency exchange rates and the British pound devaluation.

The best ways to transfer money internationally

The best ways to transfer money internationally

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Assessing the pros, cons and costs of different transfer options is important to get the cheapest and best deal on your international money transfers.

Expat money matters: How to protect your cash

Expat money matters: How to protect your cash

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Getting your finances in proper order before relocating overseas is vital to achieve happiness and be rid of any worries in your new home.

Pension planning

Portable retirement planning for expats: a solution

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Expatica's financial expert Russell Hammond considers some of the issues and wider choices affecting expats in planning for their retirement abroad.

Retirement planning

Portable retirement planning for expats: the challenges

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Expatica's financial expert Russell Hammond explores the current issues facing European portable retirement planning.

Offshore investment

Expat guide to offshore investment

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Overwhelmed by the number of offshore investment products? Expatica's expert Russell Hammond explains the basics for investing abroad and using offshore investments for portable retirement planning.



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