“It is not a surprise that Portugal is becoming a top choice for Ultra and High Net Worth Individuals who wish to take up residence in the European Union”
“The special tax regime for non-habitual tax residents, with a flat income tax rate of 20% for certain Portuguese employment and self-employment source income further increases the attractiveness of Portugal and shows the Portuguese commitment to attract the best international talent, as well as wealthy individuals and their families.
The Portuguese tax system offers interesting opportunities in relation to wealth, gift and inheritance taxes as well as business and rental income, capital gains, dividends, interest and pensions. Wealthy individuals and their families, whether of Portuguese nationality or not, should look closely at what Portugal has to offer for the planning of their income and wealth, as well as for a successful transmission to the next generation.
- Reduced or deferred taxation on dividends and other investment income, if not exempt under the non-habitual resident regime.
- No inheritance and gift tax and no wealth tax.