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Portugal Tax Residency

Portuguese tax legislation establishes a favourable tax regime for non

in Portugal, as follows:

• a special tax rate of 20% applicable to employment and self

derived from a “high value-added activities”, as per a list published by the Portuguese

tax authorities;            Portugal Tax Residency

• employment income from a foreign source will be exempt from taxation, if such

income is taxed in the State of source;

• tax exemption (with progression) for foreign

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income, capital gains, interest, dividends, as well as other

investment income), provided certain conditions are met;

Taxes

• no specific inheritance or gift tax; Full tax exemption for gifts on inheritance to

spouse, descendent or ascendants; Inheritance or gift to other individuals will be

either not taxable or subject to a low flat 10% stamp tax rate;

no wealth tax and free remittance of funds either in Portugal or abroad;

• capital gains from the disposal of shares are taxed at a flat rate of 25%, but exempted

up to €500 per year.

In general terms, a person is deemed to be tax resident in Portugal if one of the

following conditions is met:

more than 183 days are spent in Portugal during the calendar year; or

• regardless of spending less than 183 days in Portugal during a calendar year, a person

maintains a residence suggesting being a habitual residence in Portugal as of 31

December; or

• a person is also deemed to be tax resident in Portugal if one of the spouses is

considered as tax resident in Portugal.

Register with the local tax authorities, very simple for EU and Non

However, Non-EU citizens need immigration permission.

The legislation provides for exemption (with progression) on foreign pension income,

Residency

How to become resident

if:

• the income is taxed in the other country in accordance with the Double Tax Treaty

(DTT) between Portugal and that country; or

• the income may not be regarded as Portuguese

legislation.

As the most DTT’s grant exclusive taxation rights on pension income to the country of

residence, in practice, foreign pension income may be excluded from taxation both in

Portugal and in the country of source.

Pensions tax residents

Portuguese tax legislation establishes a favourable tax regime for non-habitual residents

• a special tax rate of 20% applicable to employment and self-employment income

added activities”, as per a list published by the Portuguese

• employment income from a foreign source will be exempt from taxation, if such

income is taxed in the State of source;

• tax exemption (with progression) for foreign-source income (pension, rental

income, capital gains, interest, dividends, as well as other

), provided certain conditions are met;

• no specific inheritance or gift tax; Full tax exemption for gifts on inheritance to

spouse, descendent or ascendants; Inheritance or gift to other individuals will be

either not taxable or subject to a low flat 10% stamp tax rate;

no wealth tax and free remittance of funds either in Portugal or abroad;

• capital gains from the disposal of shares are taxed at a flat rate of 25%, but exempted

In general terms, a person is deemed to be tax resident in Portugal if one of the

more than 183 days are spent in Portugal during the calendar year; or

• regardless of spending less than 183 days in Portugal during a calendar year, a person

maintains a residence suggesting being a habitual residence in Portugal as of 31

• a person is also deemed to be tax resident in Portugal if one of the spouses is

considered as tax resident in Portugal.

Register with the local tax authorities, very simple for EU and Non-EU citizens.

EU citizens need immigration permission.

The legislation provides for exemption (with progression) on foreign pension income,

• the income is taxed in the other country in accordance with the Double Tax Treaty

(DTT) between Portugal and that country; or

the income may not be regarded as Portuguese-source in accordance with domestic

When buying a property through Property lisbon.com you can rest assured all Tax and Legal advice can be provided by the very best advisors in advance of buying a property.

Our advisors can cater for many languages including Chinese and we are very used to dealing with  Golden Visa and NHTR cases.

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