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How to Pay Low or No Tax as a Foreign National in Portugal

How to Pay Low or No Tax as a Foreign National

If you are thinking about applying for residency in Portugal you may already know that Portugal is generally considered to be a high-taxation country. So how can it also be true that Portugal can be hugely tax efficient for foreign nationals?

The answer is Portugal´s Non Habitual Residency (NHR) programme

Contrary to many residency programmes, which are often structured to appeal to digital professionals, the Portugal NHR programme (which has been in existence since 2009) also offers advantages to entrepreneurs with traditional, location based businesses. Navigating its intricacies can be a challenging process but it is possible to significantly reduce your tax liability in Portugal with knowledge of its conditions.

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About Professional Investment Consultants (Europe) S.A in Portugal

"For 30 years, PIC Europe has specialised in providing wealth management, wealth protection and independent financial planning advice to expatriates and people who lead international lives. As PIC Europe's representative in Portugal, Mark Ellis is well placed to help private individuals, companies and organisations with the complexities of international finance. Please contact Mark on +351 282 969 288 or email Please also visit, like and follow PIC's new Facebook page for Portugal:"