President passes two property rental tax break laws
Feb 25, 2021 General
A new law which will reduce income tax rates for single persons with property to rent, creating tax breaks for those wanting to build housing to rent out at affordable rents, has been passed by the President of the Portuguese Republic.
Portugal’s Golden Visa programme deadline extended to January 2022
Feb 14, 2021 General
The Portuguese Government has altered the deadline date for changes that will be introduced to its overseas investor scheme known as the "Golden Visa". Now, the deadline has been extended to January 2022.
Portugal climate top for retirees
Feb 10, 2021 General
Portugal has been ranked as the best place to retire to for those looking for the best climate in the world. The 2021 Annual Global Retirement Index from International Living (IL) assessed temperatures, rainfall and humidity in their report while also rating comfort levels for destinations based on the experiences of people living in the country.
The UK-EU trade agreement
Jan 31, 2021 General
Well, we made it into 2021 – it’s been quite a ride, but here we are. I’d like to begin by wishing all my readers and clients a very happy and prosperous New Year. And as the temperature plummets, what rays of sunshine can we see for the coming year that can give us cheer until the warmer weather arrives?
Lagoa among “safest destinations in Europe in times of pandemic”
Jan 17, 2021 General
The Algarve municipality of Lagoa has been named one of the safest destinations to visit in Europe in 2021, in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to online portal European Best Destinations (EBD). Destinations were selected based on criteria such as “the number of active cases of Covid-19 per 100,000 inhabitants, the number of deaths, health measures, recommendations put in place by the authorities to welcome you in hotels, tourist accommodations, shops and restaurants in compliance with health standards”.