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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.
This guide explains how to open a bank account in Portugal and lists some of the major Portuguese banks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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....
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.
The Internet provides investment opportunities for expats across Europe. Investing via the international Internet platform Raisin enhances interest rate gains, giving you the choice of savings products from banks across the EU. [Contributed by Raisin]
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.
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.
Assessing the pros, cons and costs of different transfer options is important to get the cheapest and best deal on your international money transfers.
Getting your finances in proper order before relocating overseas is vital to achieve happiness and be rid of any worries in your new home.
Expatica's financial expert Russell Hammond considers some of the issues and wider choices affecting expats in planning for their retirement abroad.