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Forum: Portugal
Feb 14th 2020, 12:25 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,560
Posted By orangeblossom

Re: NHR applications and cutoff dates for old regime

Thanks for this clarification Tony and for the clarifications of others It seems that the information I was given about having to change one's address at the Financas before you apply and only being...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 14th 2020, 12:10 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,172
Posted By orangeblossom

Re: Best Portuguese Bank Account ?

I've been using NovoBanco. They're not terrible but I wouldn't recommend them. I get charged small amounts for lots of things, though I don't pay a monthly fee. I pay an annual fee for the credit...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 8th 2020, 1:51 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,102
Posted By orangeblossom

Re: Tavira long term accommodation

Sometimes, regualr estate agents know if one of their properties has been on the books for a while whether the clients would be willing to consider a non-holiday let while waiting to sell.
Forum: Portugal
Feb 8th 2020, 1:45 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,560
Posted By orangeblossom

Re: NHR applications and cutoff dates for old regime

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This I knew from the disicussion in previous threads

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This had been my understanding from the previous discussion. This is what my Portuguese accountant told was NOT the case. He...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 7th 2020, 7:54 pm
Replies: 105
Views: 4,511
Posted By orangeblossom

Re: Simple income tax calculation question.

I either expressed myself badly here or you misunderstood. Sorry if the former and I mislead you all. My pension IS both taxable and taxed in the UK, however it would not be treated as a...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 7th 2020, 7:08 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,560
Posted By orangeblossom

NHR applications and cutoff dates for old regime

Starting a new thread because I think the discussion on this has been spread over several and I for one get loss trying to find all relevant posts.

Having decided after alot of umming and ahhing...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 6th 2020, 6:27 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 2,538
Posted By orangeblossom

Re: capital gain in UK from property sale in Portugal

Despite everyone saying that nothing changes from the British during transition, my understanding is that technically Britain is no longer part of the EU now. They've taken down our flag after all....
Forum: Portugal
Feb 6th 2020, 6:20 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 2,538
Posted By orangeblossom

Re: capital gain in UK from property sale in Portugal

Sorry, could you explain what 'non-qualifying gains' means in this context? Sorry to be ignorant.
Forum: Portugal
Feb 6th 2020, 6:13 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 920
Posted By orangeblossom

Re: Thinking of Buying Golf Villa

I can't contribute anything on golf developments but I have been renting my place for five years and though it is 15 mins from a golf course haven't had any people who came on golfing holidays as far...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 6th 2020, 5:42 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By orangeblossom

Re: Costs of electric hot water heating vs solar

Thanks, it seems to be working better now.
Forum: Portugal
Feb 6th 2020, 5:41 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By orangeblossom

Re: Costs of electric hot water heating vs solar

Turns out the quote for one of those is 500 including installation, where I am in Tavira, though the guy did say it was a sophisticated very energy efficient one.
Having said that, the quote for a...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 6th 2020, 11:47 am
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By orangeblossom

Re: Costs of electric hot water heating vs solar

something went wrong wih the quoting. sorry.
Forum: Portugal
Feb 6th 2020, 11:47 am
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By orangeblossom

Re: Costs of electric hot water heating vs solar

I didn't know about the possibility of dual tarrif. I will look into that, so thanks.

I guess I could go for the cheaper option now and replace the whole in a couple of years if it worked out way...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 5th 2020, 5:17 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By orangeblossom

Costs of electric hot water heating vs solar

Does anyone have experience of a switch in either direction that would give me an idea of price differences?

My flat in PT currently has solar hot water heating. When I bought the flat I assumed...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 5th 2020, 4:42 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By orangeblossom

Re: UK Driving licence exchange

I don't remember having seen it before so thanks.

I've heard that the Portuguese plan to propose to the UK that after Brexit there be mutual recognition of driving licenses which means some people...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 5th 2020, 4:00 pm
Replies: 105
Views: 4,511
Posted By orangeblossom

Re: Simple income tax calculation question.

Wish I'd looked at the link Red Eric kindly provided here when originally reading this thread as it actually answered a question I mentioned in another thread about whether my UK university pension...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 5th 2020, 1:24 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 3,652
Posted By orangeblossom

Re: Proving UK *Residency* when Registering for Residency in Portugal?

I hope you were able to lodge an appeal and win. A cautionary tale for any Brit with .property here and not intending to become (tax) resident before the end of the transition period.

Can one...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 5th 2020, 12:24 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 2,808
Posted By orangeblossom

Re: Moving to Algarve in two weeks - Many questions

You don't seem to need to be in Portugal even. I'm separated from my husband but when I bought my house my lawyer told me that my husband had to get a fiscal number. He is non-EU, doesn't have a bank...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 5th 2020, 12:15 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 868
Posted By orangeblossom

Re: Atestado De Residência

You will be asked for a passport photo too so take one when you go to the Camera to avoid two trips.
Forum: Portugal
Feb 1st 2020, 2:55 pm
Replies: 118
Views: 14,670
Posted By orangeblossom

Re: NHR application without accountant

Thanks again to both Richard and Diddion, I will be sure to read what's at the link and more around the topic.
Forum: Portugal
Jan 31st 2020, 5:07 pm
Replies: 118
Views: 14,670
Posted By orangeblossom

Re: NHR application without accountant

Ooh, I see, thanks for that clarification. I was assuming it meant tax yeears. I don't quite understand why it is no more than 2 months before the start of November rather than the start of September...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 30th 2020, 8:26 pm
Replies: 118
Views: 14,670
Posted By orangeblossom

Re: NHR application without accountant

Isn't it the case though that if someone came in December 2019 and had therefore spent less than half the year in Portugal they would not technically have been resident in Portugal in 2019? (only...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 30th 2020, 8:08 pm
Replies: 118
Views: 14,670
Posted By orangeblossom

Re: NHR application without accountant

Just for info, when I clicked this link I got a message saying page not available.
Forum: Portugal
Jan 30th 2020, 7:06 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By orangeblossom

Re: Parcel hotels or Amazon drop points in Portugal?

Having had a quick look at Algarve Express though, they say that they don't deliver items that are small enough to fit in your car. As I rarely rent a car when coming to the Algarve, it looks like...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 30th 2020, 6:59 pm
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