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Forum: Portugal
Yesterday, 1:51 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By Red Eric

Re: Residence permit

Where you apply depends on where you are currently resident.

The OP shows his location as Poland, so the Portuguese Embassy in Warsaw should handle the application (see here : Where you should...
Forum: Portugal
Yesterday, 10:48 am
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By Red Eric

Re: Residence permit

You can't do it after arrival in Portugal, barring special exceptions.

Getting an appointment with SEF is extremely difficult at the moment, to understate it hugely, in any case. Without a visa...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 1st 2023, 9:13 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By Red Eric

Re: Translation PT to UK

:rofl::thumbsup:

Good one!
Forum: Portugal
Jan 23rd 2023, 6:56 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By Red Eric

Re: Agricultural sprayers licence

Yes, I've got one. When the requirement was introduced, the local co-op advertised the fact and offered courses on their premises.

Looking at my records, it was a total of 29 hours tuition at a...
Forum: Europe
Jan 23rd 2023, 8:04 am
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By Red Eric

Re: New member

As a UK citizen you do not require a visa to visit anywhere in the Schengen Zone but you must keep your visits down to a limit of 90 days in any 180 (a continually rolling window).

If you wish to...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 22nd 2023, 8:20 am
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By Red Eric

Re: Help Advice please

:nod:

If you haven't already found it, this would be an ideal place to start reading : Type of Visa (https://vistos.mne.gov.pt/en/national-visas/general-information/type-of-visa#residency)

All...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 21st 2023, 2:46 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By Red Eric

Re: Help Advice please

I doubt it but I imagine there are very probably some Brazilians who have.

Not sure how easy it would be to achieve. Part of the difficulty, I guess (especially for a non Portuguese speaker),...
Forum: Spain
Jan 21st 2023, 2:37 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 3,424
Posted By Red Eric

Re: Spanish tax

Unless you became a Spanish citizen, in which case I think Article 18 Paragraph 2b of the double taxation treaty would apply.
Forum: Portugal
Jan 21st 2023, 2:21 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By Red Eric

Re: Help Advice please

I'm going to disagree with this.

I think you can work on a passive income / independent means residence permit once issued, but you need to prove you meet the sufficient means criteria without...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 20th 2023, 6:29 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By Red Eric

Re: scam e mail from "Tax man"

I didn't think it looked too scammy either, on account of the fact that it seems to be directing the OP to take a recommended action on the Finances portal.

Unless there's more to the email than...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 19th 2023, 12:37 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Red Eric

Re: Retirement visa requirements

Hi, and welcome to the forum from me :)

Exactly how much is difficult to determine beyond this (from information on the link provided by EU.flag above, under the heading "Necessary documentation")...
Forum: Hungary
Jan 19th 2023, 8:33 am
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By Red Eric

Re: State Healthcare Contributions

I'm sure you're aware but just for the benefit of any other posters who may be reading and concerned about their own future prospects :

There was a change to eligibility for S1 cover for people in...
Forum: Hungary
Jan 18th 2023, 9:35 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By Red Eric

Re: State Healthcare Contributions

Did you enquire / apply for an S1 prior to 31st December 2020?
Forum: Hungary
Jan 18th 2023, 1:58 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By Red Eric

Re: State Healthcare Contributions

You're welcome.

I don't know why anybody would see fit to criticise you for asking a straightforward question like that. It's quite obviously supposed to work in this manner for precisely the...
Forum: Hungary
Jan 18th 2023, 7:56 am
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By Red Eric

Re: State Healthcare Contributions

Upon reaching UK state pension age you would be eligible to apply for cover under the S1 arrangements, whereby the UK becomes responsible for your healthcare costs provided no other EU member state...
Forum: Europe
Jan 16th 2023, 8:27 am
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By Red Eric

Re: New member

The Czech Republic is part of Schengen, theefore the usual rules apply now to UK citizens. As per this, under the heading "Entry of UK Citizens after 01.01.2021" :

Entry of UK citizens after...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 14th 2023, 6:42 pm
Replies: 109
Views: 3,962
Posted By Red Eric

Re: CGT on sale of property

Yes, that one's referred to in the lengthy preliminary judgement document in Case A. The Advocate General who authored it seems to have some doubts about whether that case took into account all the...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 14th 2023, 2:44 pm
Replies: 109
Views: 3,962
Posted By Red Eric

Re: CGT on sale of property

Curiosity having got the better of me and having a bit of spare time on my hands, I had a bit of a delve into the legal side of things where cases had got as far as the ECJ, in order to see exactly...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 13th 2023, 2:15 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Red Eric

Re: Anyone resident before brexit not received email from sef

Imagine if they can't manage to file our fingerprints in the right place and then one of us commits a horrible crime :eek:
Forum: Portugal
Jan 12th 2023, 9:38 pm
Replies: 109
Views: 3,962
Posted By Red Eric

Forum: Portugal
Jan 12th 2023, 9:28 pm
Replies: 109
Views: 3,962
Posted By Red Eric

Re: CGT on sale of property

Just a point of information here, for the sake of others who may be reading and unfamiliar with terms. A mandatário would be somebody to whom you give authority to act on your behalf - a...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 12th 2023, 8:32 am
Replies: 109
Views: 3,962
Posted By Red Eric

Re: CGT on sale of property

Correct.

Also, in the case of EU residents, they're not required to have a fiscal rep. Neither, come to that, are 3rd country residents, as long as they sign up to electronic notifications.
...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 10th 2023, 8:41 pm
Replies: 109
Views: 3,962
Posted By Red Eric

Re: CGT on sale of property

So what would happen if the foreign-resident seller didn't know (would that be possible?), or was told, but forgot, that he had to file a tax return and pay CGT on any gain? Or any other possible...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 10th 2023, 7:19 pm
Replies: 109
Views: 3,962
Posted By Red Eric

Re: CGT on sale of property

Well, one of the things I'd like to ask, never having sold a property here, is do you get all the proceeds there and then or is there some sort of retention to try to ensure compliance with reporting...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 10th 2023, 6:59 pm
Replies: 109
Views: 3,962
Posted By Red Eric

Re: CGT on sale of property

Not correct.

The analysis from the Order of Chartered Accountants (https://www.occ.pt/fotos/editor2/analise_oe2023d.pdf) which I posted a link to earlier, and which I've since had a chance to have...
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