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Forum: Portugal
Mar 16th 2020, 11:57 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,957
Posted By Diddion

Re: Premier FX Collapse

In a previous post on this thread you mentioned Transferwise. I have started to use them due to their exceptional rates, but are you suggesting that there are additional risks with them. If so,...
Forum: Portugal
Mar 16th 2020, 11:48 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By Diddion

Re: Central region markets now closed

Do you know if the Friday Tomar market has met the same fate?
Forum: Portugal
Mar 14th 2020, 8:55 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,120
Posted By Diddion

Re: panic buying?

Macliam - a sensible, measured post from you.

Many posts make irrelevant comparisons with other sources of morbidity and mortality. This issue has to be addressed with competence and...
Forum: Portugal
Mar 13th 2020, 8:38 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By Diddion

Re: Are pension lump sums treated as pensions or income when I'm NHR?

The tax free cash from pensions is a UK-specific arrangement, not recognised in Portugal. In other words, Portugal does not distinguish between pension lump sums and the remainder - it is all...
Forum: Portugal
Mar 2nd 2020, 8:28 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 6,696
Posted By Diddion

Re: Deliveries....letting off steam, here.

Sorry to hear of your trials and tribulations, Dingg.

I have ordered a petrol hedge cutter from UK. They are sending via DPD, so I have given my local Intermarche pickup point as the delivery...
Forum: Portugal
Mar 1st 2020, 12:59 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By Diddion

Re: DHL trouble

Same here. Packages still vanish into thin air, though.
Forum: Portugal
Feb 29th 2020, 10:21 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By Diddion

Re: DHL trouble

Try this.

Find your nearest DHL parcelshop finder (https://parcelshopfinder.dhlparcel.com/?setLng=pt&countrycode=pt)

Go there in person, and ask them to help with having it redirected there,...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 28th 2020, 6:37 am
Replies: 67
Views: 3,652
Posted By Diddion

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

AVBS is THE reason why, on this and other forums, you will find multiple, conflicting beurocratic procedures reported for just about every possible administrative task.

I blelieve it was first...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 19th 2020, 2:18 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,194
Posted By Diddion

Re: Retiring to Portugal, Newbie

This site might help a little, though of course the costs vary in different localities. Numbeo cost of living in Portugal (https://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/country_result.jsp?country=Portugal)
Forum: Portugal
Feb 16th 2020, 12:38 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,194
Posted By Diddion

Re: Retiring to Portugal, Newbie

Try Millennium bank. They do offer accounts to non-Portuguese residents, so it might be possible to do so whilst in USA.

Millennium Bank, Portugal...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 14th 2020, 12:34 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,560
Posted By Diddion

Re: NHR applications and cutoff dates for old regime

I cannot for the life of me understand why you are delaying this.
Forum: Portugal
Feb 13th 2020, 12:54 pm
Forum: Portugal
Feb 13th 2020, 9:09 am
Replies: 66
Views: 6,696
Posted By Diddion

Re: Deliveries....letting off steam, here.

So far this year, I have had more steam generation. The first was a package of special seeds sent from the U.K., and probably of no interest to anyone. This has disappeared into the Ether; the...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 12th 2020, 2:57 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,560
Posted By Diddion

Re: NHR applications and cutoff dates for old regime

I have been talking to a neighbour about his NHR application. and I wonder if the following is right.
He has a NIF registered to a UK address. He has his Residencia which was obtained in January...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 11th 2020, 9:51 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,113
Posted By Diddion

Re: New NHR benefits

I should have included the term ‘gain’ of course.
Forum: Portugal
Feb 11th 2020, 8:44 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,144
Posted By Diddion

Re: Neighbours

Which is also true for some neighbours.
Forum: Portugal
Feb 11th 2020, 8:43 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By Diddion

Re: relocating to the algarve

....and had so much work he could hardly cope!
Forum: Portugal
Feb 11th 2020, 8:41 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,113
Posted By Diddion

Re: New NHR benefits

Immovable property (houses!) sold in the UK are always taxable in the UK, and could have additional tax charged be the country of residence.
Forum: Portugal
Feb 11th 2020, 8:35 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By Diddion

Re: Corruption in Portugal

Ernst ands Young.

I wrote to a Ernst and a Young, to ask them whether there had been any more recent studies. Well, you lot have proven me completely wrong (damn you!!). This was the EY response:...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 10th 2020, 8:46 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,344
Posted By Diddion

Re: Driving UK plated car in Portugal

Depends where you are. used Organifacho in Pombal. Www.organifacho.com
Forum: Portugal
Feb 10th 2020, 7:34 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,344
Posted By Diddion

Re: Driving UK plated car in Portugal

I thought the restriction referred to the country of issue of the driving licence rather than residency.

Edit.
No, I think I am wrong, but the reference in the guidance is for temporary and...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 9th 2020, 10:24 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By Diddion

Re: Corruption in Portugal

Ah..... um ........ah....... :wub:

Feeling a tad embarrassed right now.
Forum: Portugal
Feb 9th 2020, 6:28 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By Diddion

Re: relocating to the algarve

Ron, you would, of corse, be welcomed in this lovely country. Brits do come and make a living, but it would be hard, as you are up against a low wage, high unemployment economy; the expat...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 8th 2020, 4:45 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 999
Posted By Diddion

Re: Driving licence exchange post Brexit

As an aside, I wonder whether GNR might be slightly more favourably inclined towards drivers Portuguese licences rather than U.K. or other licences.
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