A Multidisciplinary Vision
TAX

PLMJ’s Tax Practice, which is organised into two main areas of consultancy and litigation, is recommended by the leading international directories.

The lawyers of this practice have professional experience and specialist training that is based on close and permanent ties with the academic world. This enables them to respond efficiently to their clients’ needs for assistance in tax matters - whether these clients are individuals or companies from Portugal or abroad - through a vast network of regular and specialised contacts.

This practice advises on tax and tax-related matters and handles both day-to-day issues and specific transactions, working on the design and implementation of its clients' operations. In the area of tax litigation, the assistance we provide covers everything from the evaluation of contingencies or potential risks to defence of our clients’ interests in administrative and/or judicial proceedings.  

The PLMJ Tax Practice seeks to present innovative approaches and pragmatic tax solutions while always ensuring a robust defence of its clients’ interests in the matters it handles.


The clients of this practice come, in the main, from the following business sectors:

  • Private individuals, including the Golden Visa and non-habitual residents schemes
  • Asset management, including the evaluation of any contingencies and new solutions
  • Retail and distribution
  • Consulting
  • Banking and insurance
  • Capital markets
  • Real estate, construction and tourism
  • Media
  • Information technologies
  • Telecommunications
  • Pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and cosmetics
  • Aviation
  • Energy

PLMJ’s network of Portuguese and international partners (the latter, above all, through PLMJ International legal Network) and its contacts with specialist tax lawyers in other countries which are the origin, channel or destination for investments involving Portugal and the international Portuguese-speaking community, enables the PLMJ Tax Practice to offer its clients a broad and practical vision. This network also ensures that clients always benefit from the same standards of commitment and service, whether their issues involve the Portuguese tax system or the tax systems of other countries such as Angola or Mozambique. The services offered by this practice focus, in particular, on:

  • Tax consultancy on:

 

- Taxes in general, including tax benefits
- Corporate restructuring and M&A
- Financial operations
- Taxation of individuals and family offices
- International tax law
- Madeira Free Zone

  • Administrative procedures, in particular negotiation/concession of tax benefits
  • Support for expatriates and multinational companies
  • Tax due diligence
  • Tax inspections
  • Tax and social security litigation
  • Tax crimes and administrative offences