On October 31st 2018 the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce in UK organised the 6th edition of the popular Moving to Portugal Seminars at the Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel, in London. Post Brexit, the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce in the UK has noticed a growing demand from the British public for more information about Portugal’s Non […]
For the descendants of Portuguese Sephardic Jews (being Sephardic Jews the descendants of the ancient Jews of Portugal and Spain), the acquisition of Portuguese nationality depends on the following requirements: a) Those who are of majority age or emancipated in the light of Portuguese legislation; b) Those who have not been convicted, with a sentence […]
The Regulatory Decree 9/2018, of 11 September establishes new rules on the granting of visas and residence permits. The new provisions aim to respond to some of the difficulties that have been felt, adapting the current law to the new economic and social dynamics, streamlining established procedures. Thus, among other measures, the Decree establishes: 1) […]
Check out some photos of the Conference “Madeira’s International Business Center″ that took place on the 29th of September, 2016.
The ARI program has changed (Law No. 63/2015, 30 June), aiming to increase the range of eligible investment activities and situations covered by the right to family reunification. Therefore, the following investment activities became eligible for the attribution of “Golden Visa”: The transfer of capital in an amount equal or greater than € 1.000.000,00; The creation […]
The Law 64/2015, of July 1 (in portuguese), approving the IV Regime for the tax benefits of the International Business Centre of Madeira (IBC), was published. Thus it becomes possible the licensing and installation of new entities within the institutional framework of the IBC under the new regime. According to the terms of the IV […]
On the 17th of March was published the *new Law which establishes mandatory social regime for crew members of the vessels registered in MAR. Source: Diário da República * Article avaible in Portuguese only. Contact us for more information.
SDM is pleased to announce that the European Commission has formally authorized Regime IV of the International Business Centre of Madeira (IBCM). Under the terms approved by the EC, companies licensed to operate within the framework of the IBCM will enjoy until the end of the year 2027 a reduced corporate tax rate of 5%, […]
Retired foreigners are eligible for income tax exemption The Parliament approved an amendment to the Tax Code – Income and Gains of Individuals, in order to allow retired foreigners who spend part of the year in Portugal, to receive their pensions free of income taxes. The “Jornal de Negócios” informs today that “foreigners who spend part of the year in Portugal […]
New legal provisions provide the possibility for those who pursue investment activities in Portugal to apply for a Residence Permit, for example, those who transfer capital, create jobs or acquire real estate. The holders of a Golden Residence Permit for the purposes of investment activity have the right to family regrouping, and may gain access […]