Appoint a representative to aid you in your tax correspondence and compliance
Some EU countries require expats of non-EU status to have a fiscal representative, who will provide support and understanding on tax compliance within the local Government and legal deadlines. A fiscal representative will receive correspondence on your behalf, and inform you of your tax obligations as they become due.
What is a fiscal representative
A fiscal representative is a tax representative who is in charge of notifying of your fiscal obligations
Who will need a fiscal representative?
You may need a fiscal representative if you have income in Portugal and need to file a tax return
€ 80Per Month
What we need to get started:
- Power of attorney
- Acceptance of the tax representative
- Proof of address
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is a fiscal representative?
A fiscal representative is a certified Portuguese accountant who assists you with your tax obligations in Portugal. Non-EU residents who have any commercial activity, bank accounts or interest in Portugal must appoint a Fiscal Representative to ensure they comply with any tax obligations and meet any deadlines set by the tax department in Portugal.
It is advised for expats to obtain a Fiscal Representative while you become accustomed to the tax laws and obligations of Portuguese citizens.If you think you need fiscal representation then why not contact us today to check how we can help you
Who needs fiscal representation?
There are a few circumstances in which you may need fiscal representation. For example, if you are submitting a tax return or applying for a visa. There can be many other circumstances – but in some occasions there are workarounds, for example if you’re already an EU citizen.
The best thing to do if you’re unsure is to get in touch with our team of experts to find out more. If you think you might need fiscal representation then why not read our blog “After Brexit do I need a fiscal representative?”
How long does fiscal representation last?
With RHJ Law you can purchase fiscal representation as a rolling monthly contract, so you only buy what you need! If you think you might need fiscal representation then contact us and have a chat with one of our experts.
Do I need fiscal representation to apply for a visa?
It is not mandatory that you have a fiscal representative while you are applying for a visa. However, it is recommended as it provides you with another layer of support during the application process. Talk to our expat experts about this – we can provide you with all the information to be clear.
What do I do if I want to change fiscal representatives?
If you currently have fiscal representation and want to change to RHJ Law, then all you have to do is put us in contact with your current accountant and we will organise everything from there!
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