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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.

Opening a bank account in Portugal

Opening a bank account in Portugal

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This guide highlights the types of banks in Portugal and explains how to open a bank account in Portugal so that you may send money from and to Portugal securely.

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.

Banks in Portugal

A guide to Portuguese banks for foreigners

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Expats who are planning to stay in the country are advised to register with one of the international banks in Portugal. To get you started, here's a list of banks and information on the banking system.

NIF Portugal

The NIF number, Portugal

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To reside in the country you'll need an NIF number. Discover what this is and what you'll need it for, in this handy guide to NIF Portugal.

Self-employment, freelance and corporate tax in Portugal

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Setting up shop as a freelancer in Portugal may require following alternative corporate tax rules and regulations to that of your home country. Follow the advice in this article to ensure you know the current Portuguese corporate tax rate and can fill in your return correctly.

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.

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

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....

Pension Portugal

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.

Best way to transfer money internationally

The best ways to transfer money internationally

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To find the best way to transfer money internationally, it’s important to understand the fees, exchange rates and speed of different transfer options.



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