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by Geoff
Wed Feb 24, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: LOOKING FOR NEW ACCOUNTANT
Replies: 1
Views: 194

Re: LOOKING FOR NEW ACCOUNTANT

Look at Property Owners section:
viewtopic.php?f=20&t=28569

Lot of chat......we are changing from Sovereign ( who want 325€) to our solicitor who wants 150+IVA...still a lot for forwarding IMI bills, but it seems there is no choice!
by Geoff
Wed Feb 17, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Schengen visa rules
Replies: 15
Views: 3038

Re: Schengen visa rules

Interesting article from Blevin Franks at :

https://www.blevinsfranks.com/news/arti ... -Feb21-CET
by Geoff
Thu Feb 11, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Schengen visa rules
Replies: 15
Views: 3038

Re: Schengen visa rules

One needs to be a bit more careful than I thought, the calculator counts part days as 1.....for example, we hope to go 5-22 June, 17 nights, but the calculator says its 18 days.
by Geoff
Thu Feb 11, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: Cecol Accountants
Replies: 40
Views: 2511

Re: Cecol Accountants

So once IMI is being paid by direct payment/debit (irrespective of how it was set up or by whom) what does the Fiscal Representative do? Our solicitor says : I advise that the role of the fiscal representative has more to do with responsibilities to act with Portuguese authorities rather than the a...
by Geoff
Wed Feb 10, 2021 3:32 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: Cecol Accountants
Replies: 40
Views: 2511

Re: Cecol Accountants

I asked a Portuguese friend to contact the Financias to get a definitive view, and the feedback is : According to the Finanças you have to have a Fiscal Representation. You don’t have any income generated in Portugal, but you own a property. As for the IMI payment, you can do it through the bank on ...
by Geoff
Thu Feb 04, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: Cecol Accountants
Replies: 40
Views: 2511

Re: Cecol Accountants

Same here. We do not have any income in Portugal. A solicitor has advised us to wait and see. I assume we are now as any other non-EU resident and only need Fiscal Rep if getting income. Thanks Sam. Yes, we have no income in Portugal either so are in a similar position. Sam and Dave....I assume thi...
by Geoff
Wed Feb 03, 2021 4:52 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: Cecol Accountants
Replies: 40
Views: 2511

Re: Cecol Accountants

But will they still? I'll tell you that when the next IMI bills come out ( May?).....interesting, see Portugal News 13 Dec 2019 https://www.theportugalnews.com/news/duties-of-a-fiscal-representative/52334 viz: There are two types of Fiscal Representation in Portugal: • Fiscal Representation in Pers...
by Geoff
Wed Feb 03, 2021 4:19 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: Cecol Accountants
Replies: 40
Views: 2511

Re: Cecol Accountants

They do post to outside EU or they don't?
They do indeed post to a UK address of a friend of ours...interestingly, from the Lisbon Financas rather than the Lagoa ones ( for a CVO property).
by Geoff
Wed Feb 03, 2021 4:08 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: Cecol Accountants
Replies: 40
Views: 2511

Re: Cecol Accountants

I've seen many statements that they will not post to addresses outside the EU

.....but this is precisely what happens to a friend of ours!
by Geoff
Wed Feb 03, 2021 3:37 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: Cecol Accountants
Replies: 40
Views: 2511

Re: Cecol Accountants

Why can't you have the bills posted to you in the UK? Possibility, but don't like the idea of relying on snail mail and be fined for late IMI payment, would prefer to get them by email, preferably directly.....big question really is whether Fiscal Reps are mandatory irrespective of how you get an I...
by Geoff
Tue Feb 02, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: Cecol Accountants
Replies: 40
Views: 2511

Re: Cecol Accountants

I've done a lot of research amongst friends with property in Portugal but whose main residence is in the UK and have almost as many variants as people I have contacted ! Everything from....never been asked to pay IMI, even Silves camra said it's not necessary....IMI bills are emailed to me and I've ...
by Geoff
Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:07 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: Cecol Accountants
Replies: 40
Views: 2511

Re: Cecol Accountants

Ah, thanks for the last 2 contributions, though it might seem that 1 step forward, 1 back! We used to have Portuguese income from renting out the house, but don't any more, so it's only IMI to worry about with the tax people. As regards: Morada Fiscal is the address of the property that you are tryi...
by Geoff
Tue Jan 19, 2021 10:49 am
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: Cecol Accountants
Replies: 40
Views: 2511

Re: Cecol Accountants

Look at paragraphs 14 & 15 as well.
Ah, looks more promising, thanks!
by Geoff
Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: Cecol Accountants
Replies: 40
Views: 2511

Re: Cecol Accountants

Trouble is, para 6 says, my bold: 6 - Taxable persons residing abroad , as well as those who, although residing in the national territory, are absent from it for a period exceeding six months, as well as legal persons and other legally equivalent entities that cease their activity, must, for tax pur...
by Geoff
Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: Cecol Accountants
Replies: 40
Views: 2511

Re: Cecol Accountants

The following screen is the one to register for access
https://www.acesso.gov.pt/unauthed/novo ... /dashboard
I failed at the first hurdle here, not having a VAT number nor Portuguese mobile.....
I believe this uses the ViaCTT system.
looks more promising...watch this space!