Residency in Portugal – Part 2: Non-Residents

This is the second in a 3 part series on Residency status in Portugal NON-RESIDENTS are taxable on income and gains within Portugal. When the paying entities are resident or assets located within or services performed in Portugal, then the following examples of income would need to be declared: –… View Post

Residence in Portugal Part 1: Residents

This is the first in a 3 part series on Residency status in Portugal Increasingly, countries challenge former residents who attempt to move to another. Although the rules vary, most states define a “resident” as an individual who is in the state for other than a temporary or transitory purpose.… View Post

Paradise in Portugal…

We are spending this weekend in the beautiful Quinta do Barranco da Estrada in the Alentejo region of central Portugal. A fantastic place to escape the working week and spend some time exploring. The Quinta is set by a huge lake and surrounded by unspoilt countryside, great for walking the dogs!… View Post

How easy is it to buy a property in Portugal?

I get so many clients walking in to the office who are daunted by the prospect of buying a property abroad. But is there any need for this nervousness? Personally, I don’t think so, people have heard all sorts of rumours from Spain where properties have been sold illegally or… View Post

What about a long-term let?

Long term letting is continuing to be a real trend here in Lagos and in the past few weeks we have had scores of clients coming through our office door looking for a property to rent. So much so, that the demand is now outstripping our supply of properties to… View Post