Self-employed Set-Up Service in Portimão

    • Graduated at Universidade São Judas Tadeu, Brazil, in 1997, MBA by Fundação Getúlio Vargas and Chicago University in 2010. Licensed lawyer in Brazil since 1998 and in Portugal since 2010. Member of the Council of The Bars and Law Societies of The European Union Now working in real estate law, civil law, family law and company and business law.
      Cases completed: 25
      Testimonials for Luis
      • Alan Breslin
        Alan Breslin, Lisbon

        Luis was always ready to help me and I feel he did his best to help my case.


        May 14, 2020
      • Frances Nolan
        Frances Nolan, Portimão

        Luis was extremely helpful, he couldn't have done more.


        Feb 20, 2020
      • Michael Hudson
        Michael Hudson, Portimão

        Very good communication - kept me informed about progress in a timely manner. Prepared to do whatever was necessary to get the job done. Very friendly ànd efficient.


        Jul 22, 2019
      • Tracey Wicks
        Tracey Wicks, Portimao

        Nothing was too much trouble for Luis , even all my hundreds of questions , which he answered fully and without hesitation.

        Couldn’t have asked for anything more . Excellent service .


        Apr 10, 2019
      • Christopher Stone
        Christopher Stone, Ibiza, Spain

        Perfect English. Complete understanding of the problem. Hints and tips. A great help.


        Nov 06, 2018
      • Arthur Goulooze
        Arthur Goulooze, Albufeira / Amstelveen

        Luis was very professional, made a lot of effort, called us many times, so very approachable and really value for money!


        I would not know what he could do any better!


        Sep 25, 2018
      • Stephen Hill
        Stephen Hill, England

        Excellent service, quick response, understood our requirements.

        Would definitely recommend Luis to our friends.


        Aug 15, 2018
      • Mrs Susan Vickery
        Mrs Susan Vickery, Silves, Portugal

        Good advice, very helpful and fast. Would definitely recommend Luis to friends.


        Jun 26, 2018
      • Dion Nash
        Dion Nash, Algarve

        Our lawyer Luis is bilingual, and was extremely helpful. We received very good service - Luis did everything needed to help me with my case.


        I would definitely recommend him to friends.


        Jun 05, 2018

Self-employed Set-Up Service

Self-Employed Set-Up & Tax Service in Portugal


Your are focused on your business in Portugal which is why you need your tax and accounting matters to be as straightforward, cost-effective and hassle-free as possible.

Our English-speaking accountants will take care of all registration and day-to-day issues relating to Portuguese tax, social security and accounting matters. Which leaves you with all the time you need to dedicate to your business.

 

Regulated Experts

Our consultants are registered and regulated by the Professional Accountants Body of Portugal and speak fluent English. Therefore, you can be sure that you will obtain timely answers to any queries you may have, in a language that you understand!

 

Office Locations Across Portugal

As well as offices in Lisbon, accounting and associated services to English-speaking clients are provided via the Advocate Abroad network of offices in Portugal (red markers on main map below). Each of the lawyers on the map of Portugal below are registered and regulated by the Law Society of Portugal and so we are able to offer a truly nationwide service to English-speakers wherever they wish to set-up their business in Portugal.

 

Service Features

Our English-speaking consultants will answer your questions about how Portuguese law affects your business and then make sure you comply with all legal requirements relating to legally constituting a business. This will normally require at least some of the following services:

  • Registration with the AT (Autoridade Tributária e Aduaneira - Tax Authority) and the Social Security System
  • Recommendation on the most appropriate fiscal arrangement to ensure taxation levels are optimised
  • Resolution of tax enquiries related to your professional activity
  • Completion and presentation of all required tax returns
  • Maintenance of all legally required records (income, expenses, invoicing,assets)
  • Updates on any legislative changes affecting your professional activity
     

Service Fees

This service costs from €50 per calendar month

 

Additional Services

The Self-Employed Set-Up and Tax Service is ideal for an individual sole trader who is planning to work alone. But, should you later add employees to your expanding business then you will want to add the Fully Managed HR & Payroll Service:

 

Fully Managed HR & Payroll Service

This service includes the following components:

  • Initial Set-up according to client's requirements
  • Production of Employee Payslips (printed at client site)
  • Management & Payment of Employer & Employee Social Security Contributions
  • Registration and Removal of Employees from Social Security system
     

This service costs €25 per month for the first employee and €20 per additional employee.

 

Regulated Experts

Our consultants are registered and regulated by the Professional Accountants Body of Portugal and speak fluent English. Therefore, you can be sure that you will obtain timely answers to any queries you may have, in a language that you understand!

Code of Reasonable Fees

Our clients can expect to receive a quotation that is at or below the recommended guideline prices by our local Professional Body.

Free Support Services Included

When combined with the free and innovative Advocate Abroad support services you can be sure that you are obtaining completely transparent legal services from registered and regulated English-speaking lawyers abroad.These support services include:

  • Verification of the regulatory status of your professional.
  • Fees as recommended by the Local Professional Body
  • Fees specified in advance and legally guaranteed.
  • Service levels agreed in advance and guaranteed.
  • All professionals must hold professional indemnity insurance.
  • Professionals' proficiency in English monitored.
  • Continuous quality controls and reviews.
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