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New European COVID Shot Tax?

7-04-2020
“We'll be the first to give the example (...), if necessary we will offer our ventilator to the man who has a wife and children.” As we go through life, we gain personal references who we admire, who influence us and who give us examples with their words and conduct. This also has been the case with me, with several people, not only with relatives but with others, more or less close to me. General António Ramalho Eanes is one of them.
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COVID – 19: Exceptional Measures (Update on 02.04.2020)

3-04-2020
On March 26 th , 2020, a new package of exceptional and temporary measures in response to the Covid-19 pandemic was published. There are several pieces of legislation which regulate issues as varied as taxes and contributions, labor measures to support companies, businesses and workers, and measures to protect families with regards to loans of financial institutions. On April 2 nd , 2020, the President of the Republic, authorized by the...
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Personal Income Tax Return: Filing Season (April 1st to June 30th)

1-04-2020
The Portuguese tax return filing season for individual taxpayers runs from April 1st to June 30th of the year following the one to which the income relates to. The filing season final deadline remains, at present, unchanged by the Covid19 measures, being taxpayers obliged to comply as before. In this newsletter we provide the main highlights and concerns taxpayers should be aware regarding this subject, for which RFF lawyers is fully...
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Exceptional Measures Regarding the Pandemic of SARS-COV-2 (Covid-19) (I)

19-03-2020
On 11 th of March 2020, the World Health Organization ("WHO") declared a global pandemic of the new Coronavirus (Covid-19). The government approved a series of laws to support Portuguese companies and families, and it is now important to analyze those measures and the foreseeable impact they could have.
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The New Multilateral Instrument (MLI): Recent Developments

4-03-2020
On February 28th, 2020, Portugal deposited the instrument of ratification of the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (the so-called “Multilateral Instrument” or “MLI”) after its ratification by the President of the Republic on November 14th, 2019. The Multilateral Convention will enter into force in Portugal as of June, 1st 2020.
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