Joaquim Pedro Lampreia (Partner) is quoted in an article in the Expresso newspaper on how the tax regime for expatriates has generated an ambiguous relationship with Spain.

The lawyer argues that the issue should be seen in an "inverse" way, arguing that "it is not residents who are penalised, but non-residents who settle in Portugal who now enjoy certain exemptions, limited to certain incomes". He draws a "parallel" with what happens to foreign companies "which can obtain certain tax benefits to invest in Portugal". And in these situations, "nobody says that Portuguese companies are 'penalised' and it is easy to understand that a tax advantage is given so that there can be foreign investment in the country".

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