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Portugal for the Digital Nomad

Often compared to Chiang Mai as the perfect place to work from and still enjoy day to day life, and to San Diego in terms of climate, Lisbon has already caught the eye of many digital nomads that [...]

Future amendments to Golden Visa

Last week, the Portuguese Ministry of Internal Affairs announced new amendments to legal diplomas governing immigration and residency in Portugal. The Golden Visa will include three additional [...]

Bearer shares forbidden in Portugal

The Portuguese Government amended the Portuguese Securities Code and the Portuguese Companies Code by Decree-Law, thus forbidding the issue and transfer of bearer shares. The legal diploma came [...]

Nearshoring in Portugal

Management teams are looking more and more to nearshoring. And Portugal is consistently listed as one of the best European location. Big market players in all industries and sectors have [...]

Lisboa – Culture Capital 2017

Lisboa é a Capital ibero-americana de Cultura para 2017 A UCCI – União de Cidades Capitais Ibero-americanas é uma organização internacional, não-governamental, de carácter municipal e sem fins [...]

Season’s greetings 2016

Boas festas! 节日快乐! Felices Fiestas! Chag Sameach! Joyeuses fêtes! Frohe Feiertage! Поздравляем с праздниками! Buone Festività! Julhälsningar! Season’s greetings to our clients, friends and [...]

Holiday Schedule 2016

Our office will be closed both on the 23rd and the 30th December 2016. Our office will also be closed on the 3rd of January. During the holidays, from December 22nd 2016 until January 3rd, 2017, [...]

Tax Treaty Network – Portugal

A Tax Treaty is a bilateral agreement that allocates taxing rights between two countries and overrules or modifies the effect a provision of the Tax Code. The purpose of a Tax Treaty is to avoid [...]

Partners with MoneyCorp

Lugna has partnered with MoneyCorp, an award-winning foreign exchange specialist with over 35 years experience in currency exchange. Clients can use this service for money transfers worldwide. [...]

2016 Immigration Awards

2016 Immigration Awards We are proud to announce that Lugna has been considered Best for Business Migration – Immigration Awards in 2016 by Acquisition International. According to AI Our 2016 [...]

Portuguese Tax Reform

The Portuguese Tax Reform – New opportunities for investment in Portuguese speaking countries The target USA multinational corporations with Portuguese subsidiaries, operations in Europe or [...]

Portuguese Visa and PIT schemes

Introduction Over the last decade, Portugal has become a prime location for direct foreign investment, do business and for ultra and high net worth individuals to live. Portugal’s [...]

Active ageing in Portugal

I can’t afford to retire – is active aging in Portugal an option for me? Just because someone is reaching the age of retirement, it does not mean that it is required, mandatory or even feasible [...]

China: New Foreign Investment Law Draft

China’s Ministry of Commerce (“MOFCOM”) released the first draft of its new Foreign Investment Law (中华人民共和国外国投资法) in January 2015. The Foreign Investment Law (“FIL”) is expected to replace [...]

World Cup Taxes

Brazil: World Cup Taxes According to a list provided by the IBPT – Brazilian Institute of Planning and Taxation, gifts usually bought during this occasion are taxed as follows: Products / [...]

Mother’s Day – Taxation

Brazil: Mother’s Day taxes According to a list provided by the IBPT – Brazilian Institute of Planning and Taxation, gifts usually bought during this occasion are taxed as follows: [...]

Portugal For The Investor

Portugal For The Investor The Portuguese Golden Visa The Portuguese Investment Residence Permit, labelled internationally as the Golden Visa, is designed as an investment visa for non-European [...]

2016 AI Tax Awards

2016 AI Tax Awards We are proud to announce that Lugna has been considered Best for Multinational Corporate Tax in 2016. The Acquisition International 2016 Tax Awards, in partnership with Hays [...]

2015 Tax Awards – Winner

2015 AI Tax Awards   We are proud to announce that both Lugna’s office in Lisbon (Portugal) and Díli (East-Timor) have been voted the Best for Corporate Tax for 2015. The award selection was [...]

Tier 1 Vs Golden Visa

European Passport Alternatives Choosing Portugal or the United Kingdom? The United Kingdom is considered one of the best jurisdictions to live and do business in. As such, it is a prime [...]

2015 AI Tax Awards

2015 AI Tax Awards We are proud to announce that both Lugna’s office in Lisbon (Portugal) and Díli (East-Timor) have been voted the Best for Corporate Tax for 2015. The award selection was [...]

FATCA Portugal – USA

FATCA Portugal – USA Agreement between the United States of America and the Portuguese Republic to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement FATCA Portugal has signed a FATCA [...]

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