How gains from cryptocurrency are taxed in Portugal?

Crypto heaven in Portugal is still a relatively new phenomenon, so we tried to explain everything you need to learn about it so far. Cryptocurrency is a decentralized currency. It means they are not controlled or emitted under a centralized control entity's jurisdiction, such as a Central Bank. In practice, Cryptocurrency realized in computer code lines. When a certain value…

Learn more about State of Calamity in Portugal

_ Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Portugal, both the Portuguese Parliament and the Portuguese Government have shown great willingness to respond to the issues created by the current pandemic, with several laws approved in the last three months. In this post, we highlight the Portuguese Decree-Law no. 20-G/2020, published on May 14, in which a system of safety incentives…

When and who can apply for Portuguese citizenship?

Many foreigners have the right to apply for Portuguese nationality, which, once conceived, allows the citizen to reside and work in any country of Europe and benefit from the visa exemption for the Schengen area countries, among others. I am a son/daughter of a Portuguese citizen born outside Portugal, can I obtain my nationality? Yes, children of a Portuguese national,…

Portuguese Citizenship for Descendants of Portuguese Sephardic Jews

According to the article 6º/7 of Law of Citizenship, nº 37/81, the Portuguese Government may grant citizenship, by naturalization, to the descendants of the Sephardic Jews who were expelled from Portugal during the fifteenth century. After the edict of 1496 signed by King Manuel I, the Inquisition began in Portugal, a process of persecution and expulsion of the Jews, which…

Is Portugal the best place to live after COVID-19?

  Portugal has been over the last few years one of the most sought-after European countries for investors, retirees, but also people of working age looking for Portugal as their new country of residence. Going through one of the worst pandemics of the last decades, much thought is being given to what will come after this outbreak, which affects a…