Portugal

Portugal - Civil Law
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Portugal taxes

If you are wanting to do business in Portugal, you have to know about taxation for a LLC(SpQ) which is the most common company structure in Portugal.

Portugal imposes corporate level taxation made internationally distinctly then it it was earned within the borders. The prevailing approximate percentage for income earned abroad, from our research, and your results may vary, is 0%. The country doesn't have known exemptions to transfer in foreign earned profits made internationally. Taxes are very reasonable in Portugal because the income corporate tax rate is 21%. This ranks Portugal as 82nd overall in terms of corp. taxation rate internationally. . .

The VAT rate in PT is 23.00%, that ranks Portugal as 82nd when compared to VAT taxation rate internationally. In terms of other taxation, an employer will contribute 2,375.00% to the equivalent of a social security fund and an employee will contribute 11.00%. The overall complexity of the tax system is medium. This is measured by average time to comply with a country's labor tax requirements is as it is 116hours. Contributing to this is the number of yearly labor tax payments, which is 1 in PT.

Thin capitalization standards are in play. Thin capitalisation refers to any sort of laws on given company with respect todebt-to-asset ratios. Dividends are distributions of a company profit, voted on by the board, to shareholders.Dividends can be one of the following shares of stock, cash payments, or other property. The capital gains rate in PTis 0%. A capital gains tax is levied on the profits that a corporation or natural person realizes when he or she sells sells a capital asset for a price that is higher than the purchase price.

The interest witholding rate is estimated at 0This means that the tax authorities expects relevant legal entities to withold 0 of money remitted abroad for interest payments. The dividends witholding rate is 0Which means that the taxman expects companies to pay tax on at least 0 of payments offshore for on dividend payments. The royalties witholding rate 0 Which means that the relevant tax authorities expects LLC(SpQ)'s to withold 0 of payments offshore for for royalty payments.
There is no known tax on wealth in Portugal. There are inheritance taxes in Portugal placed on an estate. There are popular and well known R&D intitiatives that provide breaks on taxation in PT.

The above is not tax or legal advice for your particular personal tax obligations. Incorporations.io can to refer you to an expert in Portugal who can properly advise you. Ready to get started? Click incorporate now if you are in a hurry, or press the free consultation button above.

It takes approximately 63 hours to file and prepare documents for a Portugal Civil Law.
The corporate tax is approximately 21% which is 82 in the world.

Owners of a company in Portugal are not allowed to carry back a loss and may be allowed to carry forward a loss for 5 years.

The vat rate in Portugal is 23% which ranks 164 in the world.

Patent box
RND credit
Wealth tax
Estate tax
Transfer taxes
Asset taxes
Capital duties
88Tax treaties
21%Offshore Tax
21%Corp rate
-Loss carryback years
63Corporate time
23%VAT rate
28%Capital gains
2017AEOI planned

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Portugal

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Portugal Tax Treaties

CountryTypeDate signed
Andorra
TIEA2009-11-30
Morocco
DTC 1997-09-29
United Arab Emirates
DTC 2011-01-17
Gibraltar
TIEA2009-10-14
Senegal
DTC 2014-06-13
Luxembourg
DTC 1999-05-25
Pakistan
DTC 2000-06-23
Belgium
DTC 1969-07-16
Ukraine
DTC 2000-02-09
Malta
DTC 2001-01-26
Israel
DTC 2006-09-26
South Korea
DTC 1996-01-26
Norway
DTC 2011-03-10
Qatar
DTC 2011-12-12
Jersey
TIEA2010-07-09
Bulgaria
DTC 1995-06-15
Japan DTC 2011-12-19
San Marino
DTC 2010-11-18
Kuwait
DTC 2010-02-23
Venezuela
DTC 1996-04-23
Saint Lucia
TIEA2010-07-14
Saint Kitts and Nevis
TIEA2010-07-29
Hong Kong
DTC 2011-03-22
Turks and Caicos Islands
TIEA2010-12-20
Antigua and Barbuda
TIEA2010-09-13
Netherlands
DTC 1999-09-20
Estonia
DTC 2003-05-13
Kazakhstan
DTC 2001-06-19
Turkey
DTC 2005-05-11
Cuba
DTC 2000-10-30
Denmark
DTC 2000-12-14
China
DTC 1998-04-21
Colombia
DTC 2010-08-30
Tunisia
DTC 1999-02-24
Cyprus
DTC 2012-11-19
Cayman Islands
TIEA2010-05-13
Guernsey
TIEA2010-07-09
Spain
DTC 1993-10-26
Italy
DTC 1980-05-14
Peru
DTC 2012-11-19
Brazil
DTC 2000-05-16
Switzerland
DTC 1974-09-26
Liberia
TIEA2011-01-14
São Tomé and Príncipe
DTC 2015-03-05
United States
DTC 1994-09-06
Finland
DTC 1970-04-27
Isle of Man
TIEA2010-07-09
France
DTC 1971-01-14
Singapore
DTC 1999-09-06
Macao
DTC 1999-09-28
Ivory Coast
DTC 2015-03-17
Mexico
DTC 1999-11-11
Indonesia
DTC 2003-07-09
Mozambique
DTC 1991-03-21
Poland
DTC 1995-05-09
Iceland
DTC 1999-08-02
Romania
DTC 1997-09-16
Anguilla
TIEA2011-02-28
Greece
DTC 1999-12-02
Slovakia
DTC 2001-06-05
Austria
DTC 1970-12-29
Moldova
DTC 2009-02-11
Ethiopia
DTC 2013-05-25
Bermuda
TIEA2010-05-10
Uruguay
DTC 2009-11-30
Sweden
DTC 2002-08-29
Cape Verde
DTC 1999-03-22
Canada
DTC 1999-06-14
Chile
DTC 2005-07-07
Guinea-Bissau
DTC 2008-10-17
Algeria
DTC 2003-12-02
United Kingdom
DTC 1968-03-27
Lithuania
DTC 2002-02-14
East Timor
DTC 2011-09-27
Latvia
DTC 2001-06-19
Slovenia
DTC 2003-03-05
Hungary
DTC 1995-05-16
Russia
DTC 2000-05-29
Czech Republic
DTC 1994-05-24
Barbados
DTC 2010-10-22
Ireland
DTC 1993-06-01
South Africa
DTC 2006-11-13
Panama
DTC 2010-08-27
India
DTC 1998-09-11
Dominica
TIEA2010-10-05
Croatia
DTC 2013-10-04
Germany
DTC 1980-07-15
Belize
TIEA2010-10-22

Country Info

National Flag of
República português (por)
Currency
EUR
Area Code
+351
Capital
Lisbon
Region
Southern Europe
Native Languages
Portuguese