Non-habitual resident status: 3,150 Swedish nationals are likely to lose tax exemptions in Portugal | Idealista (PT)

The Swedish Finance Minister announced two decrees that could end tax exemptions for Swedes living in Portugal, according to Idealista.

Portugal’s non-habitual resident status program has allowed Swedish retirees to avoid paying personal income tax to either of the two countries. 

The Swedish government is aiming to end the tax agreement established with Portugal in 2019. If they go forward with revoking this agreement the 3,150 Swedish nationals who have benefited from the exemption may be forced to begin paying taxes to the Swedish state by Jan of 2022. Read more on Idealista (in Portuguese).

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