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NEWS ALERT - Non-Habitual Resident Registration


Decree-Law No. 41/2016, of 1st of August has introduced an amendment to the IRS Code regarding the registration of the taxpayer as a non-habitual resident in Portugal.

Under the terms of paragraph 10 of article 16 of the IRS Code, the taxpayer must apply for registration as a non-habitual resident, upon registration as a tax resident in Portuguese territory, or until 31st of March, inclusive, of the year following that in which the taxpayer became resident in Portugal.

The application for the non-habitual resident status must be exclusively carried out electronically, in the Tax Department website, subsequent to the registration as a tax resident in Portugal.

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