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      Portugal, a Haven for Expats from Across the World




      Portugal’s Non-Habitual Residents (NHR) regime has proved very successful in the ten years it has been in place. During this
      time it has resulted in a significant influx of foreign wealth into the country through investors looking for the freedoms and
      security of a European Union, Schengen Area jurisdiction; offering a stable political climate, enviable quality of life and
      innovative investment environment.

              lacktower Financial   minimum property investment of
              Management operates   €500,000 is one of the
              from offices in Lisbon  mandatory options for non-EU
       Band the Algarve and         investors looking to benefit from
       caters to the needs of these  the country’s Golden Visa
       cross-border wealth          scheme.
       management clients, helping
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       them realise the full financial  Not Just NHR – But a
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       potential of living in Portugal.  Wealth of Ways to
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       We work with some of the many  wealth management services
       thousands of beneficiaries of the  and financial advice to all types
       Portuguese NHR regime; these  of expat residents and overseas
       clients come from all over the  investors in Portugal. Whether
       world – including Scandinavia,  you are a non-EU individual who
       South America, the United    enjoys Golden Visa status
       States, Australia and of course  because of your investment in
       the UK and wider EU. Our clients  Portugal, a High Net Worth
       generally share two things in  Individual with some form of
       common: a desire to protect and  financial interest in the country,
       grow their savings into      or someone who qualifies for
       retirement, and a certain level of  Portuguese residency through
       existing wealth, whether they are  the Sephardic Jewish Ancestry
       high net worth retirees or are  programme, we can help you
       among the “value-added” expat  achieve your goals within the
       professionals who enjoy NHR  unique Portuguese cross-
       status in Portugal.          border context.
       This latter group may not be as  The Golden Visa scheme has
       numerous as the former, but the  proved successful in attracting
       important role they play in  expats from Brazil, the U.S. and
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       economy is recognised by the  enable the possibility of   assistance if you are a member  to make the most of your unique
       flat rate 20% tax they receive on  residency, it also provides a fast-  of one of the following “value  cross-border situation.  *** http://visionofhumanity.org/
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       Portugal is increasingly popular  country offers that rarest of  • IT workers          and inheritance planning. If you
       with French expat retirees, who,  combinations: growth and  • Scientific researchers   live in Portugal for some or part of
       when at home, face one of the  stability. According to the World  • University professors  the year, we can help you ensure
       most onerous tax burdens in the  Bank’s Doing Business rankings                        that your money works for you.
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       property market, particularly as a  environment. Additionally, we  Portuguese-interested  Flagship Report: Doing Business
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        ADVICE FROM BLACKTOWER
        ADVICE FROM BLACKTOWER
        ADVICE FROM BLACKTOWER
        ADVICE FROM BLACKTOWER
        ADVICE FROM BLACKTOWER
         The Blacktower Group was formed in 1986 and has earned its reputation providing wealth and
        management and pensions planning advice to clients in the UK as well as those who are resident
        abroad. Our proven and bespoke service can help you accomplish your financial goals.
         With offices in the Algarve and Cascais and representatives servicing expats all over Portugal, we can
        help you today by calling 289 355 685 or 214 648 220 or email info@blacktowerfm.com. All companies
        under the Blacktower Group are Regulated/Licenced in the locations they are positioned. For full details
        on how and who we are regulated by please visit www.theblacktowergroup.com
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