Acquisition of real estate in Portugal – Part II – Applying for Portuguese Tax Number and Portuguese bank account opening

By Óscar Alberto Madureira – Lawyer at Lektou Advogados, Portugal The purchase of a real estate in Portugal requires the non-resident buyer to have a Portuguese Tax Number (número de identificação fiscal a.k.a. NIF). The NIF can be obtained with any division of Portuguese Tax Authority (Autoridade Tributária) and will have a national coverage. I.e.

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Lektou: Acquisition of real estate in Portugal – Part I – Property Due Diligence

By Óscar Alberto Madureira – Lawyer Lektou Advogados, Portugal Although Macau and Portugal are separated by more than 10 000 miles, both jurisdiction share the same legal framework background which means that legal treatment for several different kind of human activities and procedures is often similar. Despite some recent changes in Portuguese legal framework covering

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