Gig Economy

GIG Economy With the subprime crisis and technological developments that reduce the number of permanent jobs in conventional companies, Americans have found a new way of working: they are looking for more and more jobs of short or very short duration that allows them to harmonize the private and [...]

By | 2017-11-29T12:29:13+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Immigration, Life style|0 Comments

Digital Nomads

Digital Nomads - Who they are and why they came to LISBON They take advantage of the fact that they can work at a distance to reconcile work with travel. They travel from country to country and that’s why they call themselves ´nomads´ In summer they will be more than 300 [...]

By | 2017-11-29T12:29:13+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Immigration, Life style|0 Comments

Demography rules the world

Since the financial crisis that economists seek explanations for the weak growth of Western economies: the austerity measures, the euro problems, etc .. The reason may be much deeper: demographics. The consequences of the increasing longevity of the population and the low rates of fertility begin to affect the economy, with a shortage of labor [...]

By | 2017-11-29T12:29:14+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Immigration, Internacional HR, Life style|0 Comments

Portugal fifth most peaceful country in the world

In an increasingly turbulent world, conflict has become settled into our daily lives. Global uprising and internal violence have produced unsafe, unstable countries that lower the sense of global peace. Peace and safety have long been difficult to quantify. The Institute for Economics and Peace has tried to measure it with the Global Peace Index (GPI). [...]

By | 2017-11-29T12:29:14+00:00 June 16th, 2016|Immigration, Life style|0 Comments

Living in Portugal pays off

Fiscal benefits For those who are abroad and want to live in Portugal, or for individuals with a Portuguese nationality who went to another country and now aspire to return to Portugal, the tax authorities have a special regime of  the income taxation. Learn how it works and how to request it. WHAT IS THE [...]

By | 2017-11-29T12:29:15+00:00 April 4th, 2016|Immigration|0 Comments

The challenges of a new concept of family

Global mobility In the last 10-15 years the traditional family defined as a "husband with a wife and children" has evolved into a broader interpretation that includes same-sex couples, single parent homes, multi generational families and couples where the woman is the expatriate. Most Fortune 500 companies have adopted a broad definition of family  (about [...]

New temporary visa for Brazil

Did you know that you can already provide technical assistance in Brazil, for a period of 90 days without requiring a Work Visa ? Created in April 2013, this new type of Temporary Visa presupposes the existence of an agreement to provide services between the Portuguese company and the Brazilian company allowing to maintain the [...]

By | 2015-01-07T11:25:17+00:00 January 1st, 2015|Immigration|0 Comments

Are you Portuguese ? Want to be an expatriate ? Pay less tax ?

Against a backdrop where the Portuguese labor market loses more and more workers to foreign companies , labor mobility is becoming increasingly important. The Portuguese State has not neglected this reality and devised a tax system especially directed to Portuguese workers that temporarily carry out their duties abroad , keeping the link to the Portuguese [...]

By | 2015-01-07T12:28:26+00:00 January 1st, 2015|Immigration, Internacional HR|0 Comments

The tax authorities and the brain hunting

Taxation of non-usual residents Are you foreigner? Never resided in Portugal? Either receive special tax rate? The Portuguese tax authorities have the solution for you: tax status of Non-usual Resident. This scheme allows taxation with a special rate of 20% and benefiting from the exemption of double taxation for 10 years. This was one of [...]

By | 2015-01-07T15:56:02+00:00 January 1st, 2015|Immigration|0 Comments