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The Portuguese tax havens black list (2020 Update)

15-09-2020
In the context of the tackling against international tax evasion and fraud, States have adopted several anti-abuse measures aimed at restricting abusive operations in the purview of income and wealth taxation. After several years of an unchanged Portuguese tax haven “black list”, an updated analysis of the European and national panorama is due.
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The UK nationals’ right of residence after Brexit

11-08-2020
On January 31 st of 2020, the United Kingdom (UK) officially left the European Union (EU), being no longer a Member State. With the country’s exit began on February 1 st of 2020 a transition period, as foreseen in the celebrated Withdrawal Agreement. This transition period will be in force until December 31 st of 2020, being assured during such time the previously existing rights of citizens, consumers, companies, investors, students, ...
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Portuguese Citizenship granted to Sephardic Jews (UPDATE JUNE 2020)

22-06-2020
Acknowledging that Sephardic Jews were subject to unfair persecution, resulting in either forced conversion or deportation, during the Middle Ages (namely the Inquisition period), the Portuguese Government has approved a Decree-law regulating the concession of Portuguese citizenship to the descendants of such communities. This Act grants the right to return to Portuguese territory, to people who share special bonds with Portugal, namely...
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The Portuguese Golden Visa (IV) (Update June 2020)

8-06-2020
The Golden Visa regime, in force since 2012, enables third country (non-EU) nationals that intend to conduct investment activities in Portugal to obtain a temporary residence permit. The beneficiaries of Golden Visa are entitled to live and work in Portugal, further benefiting from a visa exemption for traveling within the Schengen Area. They can also request family reunification, apply for permanent residence, and, eventually, apply for ...
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The Portuguese Tech Visa (III) (Update June 2020)

5-06-2020
Besides the Golden Visa, there are other opportunities for residency in Portugal. The Tech Visa is a certification program for technological and innovative companies for the purpose of granting visas or residence permits to highly qualified third-country nationals who wish to carry out their activity in Portugal.
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