Since the year 2012, that Portugal approved a special regime of a residence permit for investment activity, where it was stipulated requirements and minimum periods of residence and the means of proof.
With Visa, nicknamed "Golden visa", Portugal opens the doors to all investors who are interested in investing in the potential (natural, economic and social) of the country and in European area, taking into account that this visa allows is holder to travel around the Schengen area, even giving the possibility of later access to Portuguese nationality, checked the necessary requirements.
Tax Regime non-habitual resident status
The regime in question appears to provide a more competitive and attractive tax regime than other similar regimes implemented in other European jurisdictions (Netherlands, UK, Spain, France, among others).
This regime applies to taxpayers of Income Tax of Individuals ("IRS") that had not lived in Portugal, for tax purposes, in the last five years, transfer to the Portuguese territory of its tax residency from in 2009.
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Foreign Investment in the Algarve. (Reporting SIC television channel)
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