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Portugal Property

Portugal Property Market Set For Strong Growth

The prospects for the Portugal property market in 2019 after a strong 2018 look encouraging.  This is despite the reduction in investment from British buyers. In 2008 60% of buyers on the Algarve originated from the UK and Ireland according to Knight Frank.  Demand from Britain has been in slight decline with the uncertainties over...

Contractors: Check Your UK ‘Umbrella’ Set-Ups

Contractors are being urged to check if their ‘umbrella’ or personal service company arrangements now fall foul of UK tax law. Read more…

UK ‘Umbrella’ Set-Ups Facing Tax Scrutiny

In Budget 2015, the Chancellor announced plans to restrict tax relief on home to work travel for certain workers engaged through an employment intermediary such as an umbrella company or personal service company Ordinarily, employees who travel between their home and a permanent workplace are unable to claim tax and national insurance contributions (NICs) relief...