RPBA is a Portuguese tax law boutique firm, paying attention to every detail and willing to unravel the most intricate tax challenges.

RPBA believes that needs in this field are better served by a small pool of young, dynamic and talented individuals than by a vast number of average consultants. 

RPBA emphasizes tailor-made and partner supervised services to carefully selected Clients, who enjoy personalized attention, undivided dedication and full availability.

RPBA is focused on niche practice areas, where it believes that it is able to excel, being that we incorporate studying, pro bono, publishing, teaching and associative and public activities in our professional lives. 

RPBA has highly skilled Portuguese tax lawyers who develop Tax Consulting, Tax Opinions, Tax Legislation Design, Tax Planning and Tax Litigation, either on International or Domestic Tax Law, with a focus on income and estate taxes. 

RPBA has specific expertise in personal residence planning in Portugal (namely through the Portuguese non-habitual tax resident regime) and abroad, Family Office setting-up and management and corporate and business restructuring.

RPBA team receives constant tax training and knowledge updates and publishes regularly an array of fiscal content, from computer presentations to articles in academic reviews.

RPBA offers a personalised service: for each Client there is an identified contact, relationship manager and delivery responsible person, providing a focal coordinating point.

For more information on our services and to meet our team please download the RPBA brochure.

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Ricardo da Palma Borges provides input statements to Portuguese online newspaper Observador regarding the case of the shareholders of the Portuguese company with the highest share capital 18-09-2017

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In input statements to Observador, Ricardo da Palma Borges clarified that the contribution in kind by the shareholders of a software, developed or acquired by them, to the share capital of a company, can generate taxable personal income for the said shareholders.

To read the statement click here. (Language: Portuguese)


World Transfer Pricing

RPBA has been ranked under Tier 3 in the World Transfer Princing 2017 13-09-2017

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RPBA has been ranked under Tier 3 in World Transfer Pricing 2017, assuring its reference position in this tax practice area. In 2016, 2015 and 2014, RPBA was also ranked under Tier 3.

The ranking of 2017 may be found here.


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Bruno Botelho Antunes and Ana Rita Pereira have been recognized by the International Tax Review’s Tax Controversy Leaders 2017 guide 11-09-2017

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Bruno Botelho Antunes (RPBA’s partner) and Ana Rita Pereira (RPBA’s associate lawyer) were listed in the seventh edition of International Tax Review's 2017 Tax Controversy Leaders guide.

This annual guide recognizes the leading tax dispute resolution lawyers and advisers from around the world. The inclusion on the guide is based on nominations received from peers and clients, along with evidence of outstanding success in the past year.

See the full list here.



Latest Publications    View all ►
Livro "Entrada de Ativos e Permuta de Partes Sociais no Regime da Neutralidade Fiscal - Uma análise comparativa"

“Entrada de Ativos e Permuta de Partes Sociais no Regime da Neutralidade Fiscal - Uma análise comparativa” [Transfer of assets and exchange of shares under the tax neutrality regime – a comparative analysis] (Maria Júlia Ildefonso Mendonça), 2016, Livraria Almedina, Coimbra. (Language: Portuguese)

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Tax planning for incoming individual sportspersons cover book

"Portugal: Tax planning for incoming individual sportspersons" (Ricardo da Palma Borges / Pedro Ribeiro de Sousa) in Global Sports Law and Taxation Reports, Volume 7, No. 1, March 2016, pp. 24-30.

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A Residência no Direito Internacional Fiscal Livro

"A Residência no Direito Internacional Fiscal" [Residence in International Tax Law] (Gustavo Lopes Courinha), 2015, Livraria Almedina, Coimbra. (Language: Portuguese)

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Latest Newsletters    View all ►

- Regimes de comunicação de transferências transfronteiras e de contas no exterior e medidas de derrogação do sigilo bancário - Updated 13.03.2017 (Language: Portuguese)

- Responsabilidade Extracontratual da Administração Tributária - 02.06.2016 (Language: Portuguese)

- Novo Imposto Sucessório? / New Inheritance Tax? - 21.01.2016 (Language: Portuguese)


Latest Presentations     View all ►

- Le Régime Fiscal Portugais des Résidents Non Habituels - Updated 24.05.2017 (Language: French)

- The Portuguese Non-Habitual Tax Resident Regime - Updated 08.05.2017

- Frequently Asked Questions & Reasons to Move to Portugal - Updated 04.05.2017


Latest Blog Posts     View all ►

- Meio de Transporte Novo: Regime português do IVA nas Transacções Intracomunitárias considerado desconforme ao direito da União Europeia - 18.07.2017 (Language: Portuguese)

- Additional to the Municipal Tax on Real Estate 23.02.2017

- Adicional ao Imposto Municipal Sobre Imóveis - 23.02.2017 (Language: Portuguese)



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