Freehold purchase of a property at Vale d’Oliveiras can help you to achieve your residency criteria for Portugal’s Non-Habitual Residents tax regime. The Vale d’Oliveiras offer is actually a perfect fit as it’s hassle-free with no annual costs and occupancy rules which fit the government criteria and fit the need of buyers! As a Non-Habitual Resident you are exempt from personal income tax on almost all non-Portuguese income. This includes pensions, rental income, capital gains on the sale of real estate, dividends, interest and royalties. Furthermore, you qualify for a flat 20% income tax rate on personal salaries and business income arising from high value added activities in Portugal such as architecture, engineering, science, tax consultancy, medicine, and computer programming.