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WHY PORTUGAL

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FAMILY

  • Ranks as the 3rd safest country in the world.

  • High quality of life, with affordable cost of living.

  • Great work and life balance.

  • Healthy living and eating.

  • Pronounced international schools.

  • Average of more than 300 sunny days a year.

  • Visa-free travel in the Schengen area. 

Business

  • Portugal has an attractive business environment for entrepreneurs in all business fields.

  • Capital efficiency mindset.

  • Openness towards foreign investors and employees.

  • Knowledgeable workforce, young, brilliant and energetic.

  • Lower costs compared to other European countries, which serves as an advantage for start-ups and other new businesses.

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Geographic and Demographic

  • Happy and healthy population.

  • Population of 10.28 million.

  • In the Schengen Area.

  • English is widely spoken.

  • Portuguese Atlantic coastline filled with sandy beaches.

  • Azores and Madeira Islands.

  • Proximity to some of the most important markets in the EU.

  • Great trade relations with Africa, Brazil and USA.

Taxpayer

  • Tax benefits encouraging foreign investment.

  • The portuguese system has focused on the creation of tax benefits, strengthening of legal mechanisms to eliminate international double taxation and the establishment of certain periods for the reporting of tax losses.

  • NHR - a tax system that allows a 20% tax rate or total exclusion on the taxation of income of expats who choose to live in Portugal, for the first 10 years.

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