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MAP - 'Lettres du Maghreb': Vernissage d'une exposition collective des arts plastiques à Oujda
Oujda-19,avril,2024-(MAP)-Une exposition collective des arts plastiques,intitulée "L'écriture visuelle et le temps",a été inaugurée jeudi soir à la Galerie d’arts Moulay El Hassan de Oujda, ...
MAP - 4ème édition du Salon maghrébin du Livre: Cérémonie d’hommage posthume à Abdelkader Retnani
Oujda -19 avril 2024- (MAP) - Une cérémonie d'hommage posthume à l'éditeur marocain Abdelkader Retnani a été organisée jeudi soir à la Bibliothèque régionale d’Oujda,...
ANSA - مارينا برامبيلا أول عميدة لجامعة ستاتالي في ميلانو
(أنسامد) - أبريل 19 - روما - تم انتخاب مارينا مارزيا برامبيلا كأول امرأة عميدة لجامعة ستاتالي الحكومية في ميلانو يوم الخميس.
برامبيلا، 58 عاما، محاضرة باللغة الألمانية وتشغل حتى الآن منصب نائب العميد لخدمات التدريس والطلاب، وهي أول رئيسة في تاريخ المعهد في ميلانو،...
ATA - Naval Force contingent dispatches to Aegean Sea on a patrol mission
TIRANA,April,19/ATA/The new contingent of troops of the Albanian Naval Force was dispatched to the Aegean Sea on a patrol mission.
Minister of Defense Niko Peleshi said...
NNA - مزارعون من أبناء البترون في مؤسسة MELKART HONEY
وطنية-البترون-زارت مجموعة من المزارعين من أبناء بلاد البترون،وفي إطار مشروع مدارس إدارة الأعمال الزراعية الممول من منظمة الفاو،وبمسعى من المهندس داني باسيل،رئيس المركز الزراعي في البترون،مؤسسة Melkart Honey التي تتعاطى بتربية النحل وبيع منتجاته (عسل على أنواعه-حبوب لقاح-عكبر-خل العسل- طرود نحل ملكات نحل-كريم للبشرة وغيره)....
MAP - La jeunesse et la culture au cœur du projet de développement au Maroc (M. Bensaid)
Rabat - 19 avril 2024 - (MAP) - La jeunesse et la culture sont deux composantes essentielles au cœur du projet de développement au Maroc,...
MAP - Sénégal: le Maroc présent au 6ème festival 'Films femmes Afrique'
Dakar-19,avril,2024-(MAP)-La sixième édition du festival "Film femmes Afrique" (FFA), organisé cette année sous le thème "Urgence climatique et paix", s’ouvre le 26 avril à Dakar,...
ANSA - Young Italians march to 'take back the future' amid the climate crisis Fridays for Future demos in Italy's major cities
Young people took to Italy's streets on Friday to demand action to address the environmental crisis as part of the latest Global Climate Strike staged...
ANSA - كرة قدم: دي روسي يستمر في تدريب روما
(أنسامد)- أبريل 19 - روما - أعلن دان فريدكين، رئيس نادي روما وابنه ريان في بيان الخميس، أن دانييلي دي روسي سيبقى في منصبه كمدرب لفريق روما.
وتم تعيين أسطورة النادي ولاعب خط الوسط الإيطالي السابق في منصبه كمدرب للفريق في يناير عندما أقيل جوزيه مورينيو....
NNA - Mounira Al Solh takes over Lebanon pavilion at la Biennale Arte 2024 with a major multimedia installation
NNA-The Lebanese Pavilion at the 60th International Art Exhibition–La Biennale di Venezia,has inaugurated"A Dance with her Myth",a major multimedia installation by artist Mounira Al Solh....
NNA - مؤتمرفي الكسليك عن 'إعادة التفكير باللغات والآداب والتعليم في عصر الذكاء الاصطناعي'
وطنية-نظمت كلية الآداب والعلوم في جامعة الروح القدس-الكسليك، برعاية وزارة التربية والتعليم العالي، مؤتمرًا بعنوان "إعادة التفكير باللغات والآداب والتعليم في عصر الذكاء الاصطناعي". يتخطّى هذا المؤتمر،بحسب بيان، كونه لقاء أكاديميًا، فهو يشكّل منصة لتسليط الضوء على الأفكار الابتكارية ونسج حوار حول دور الذكاء الاصطناعي...
MAP - ComediaBlanca: de grands noms de l'humour débarquent à Casablanca
Casablanca -19 mai 2024-(MAP) - La première édition du festival ComediaBlanca, prévue le 17 et 18 mai à Casablanca, promet de rassembler de grands noms...
MAP - Aéronautique : Le gouvernement engagé à soutenir le développement des compétences (Ministre)
Casablanca -19 avril 2024-(MAP)– Le gouvernement est engagé à soutenir la formation et le développement des compétences nécessaires à la croissance du secteur de l'aéronautique,...
ANSA - Armani not ruling out merger or IPO I don't exclude anything fashion designer tells Bloomberg
Giorgio Armani has said his fashion group could undergo major changes when he is no longer at the helm,saying he was not ruling out ...
ANSA - صاحب مطعم 'يستأجر' الروبوتات لتقديم الطعام لعدم وجود موظفين
(أنسامد)-أبريل 19- روما - استأجر صاحب مطعم على ساحل أمالفي، روبوتين صينيين الصنع للخدمة على الطاولات وتقديم الطعام بعد فشله في تعيين عدد كاف من الموظفين.
وقال ماريو بارلاتو، صاحب مطعم La Terrazza delle Sirene في سورينتو، إنه "سئم" من الشباب الذين يطلبون عطلة نهاية الأسبوع،...
NNA - UNIFIL, Majdal Slim municipality collaborate on tea plantation project: nepalese peacekeepers and local officials jointly cultivate new economic opportunity
NNA-The commanding officer of UNIFIL’s Nepalese contingent, Lt. Col.Arjun Bikram Thapa, Mayor of Majdal Slim Ali Tamer Yassine, and the Nepalese civil-military cooperation team jointly...
NNA - 'همسات الهوس' بريشة ميشلين نهرا في الجميزة
وطنية - افتتحت الرسامة ميشلين نهرا معرضها الفردي الثاني بعنوان "همسات الهوس"، في Atelier Maher Attar في الجميزة، ويستمر حتى 23 الحالي.
وتضمن المعرض 25 لوحة فنية أكدت من خلالها الرسامة نهرا أن "الفن قادر على ترجمة ما في داخل الإنسان خلال مراحل حياته المختلفة ومحطاته...
MAP - RAM et Safran renforcent leur partenariat dans la maintenance des moteurs d’avion
Casablanca -19 avril 2024-(MAP)- Royal Air Maroc (RAM) et Safran ont signé, jeudi à Casablanca, un mémorandum d'entente (MoU) pour le renforcement de leur partenariat...
MAP -Water Management: Morocco Has Rich Experience to Share with Other Countries (FAO DG)
Rabat-April 19,2024-(MAP)-Morocco, under the leadership of HM King Mohammed VI, has rich experience in water management, Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO),...
ANSA - طبعة 2024 من كتاب 'في المطبخ..لا أهدر'
(أنسامد) -أبريل 18- روما - صدرت الطبعة الحديثة 2024 من كتاب الطبخ لمكافحة الهدر "فى المطبخ..لا أهدر" من تأليف مؤسسة بنك الطعام.
وتهدف المبادرة التي تم تنفيذها بالتعاون مع المعهد الفندقى في أسيزى لتكوين حليفاً فى المطبخ لضمان أن المكونات المتبقية فى الثلاجة سيتم إعادة استخدامها....
ANSA - Soccer: Italy guaranteed 5 teams in next Champions League - Top spot of UEFA ranking consolidated with three teams in semis
Italy will have five teams in next season's Champions League after AS Roma and Atalanta's qualification for the semi-finals of the Europa League and Fiorentina...
NNA - مشاركة فاعلة لجمعية الصناعيين في معرض 'هوريكا'
وطنية - شاركت جمعية الصناعيين اللبنانيين برئاسة سليم الزعني بشكل فاعل، في الملتقى السنوي لصناعتي الضيافة والخدمات الغذائية "هوريكا" الذي اقيم في "سيسايد ارينا"، عبر حضورها القوي داخل المعرض وتنظيمها فعاليتين مميزتين هما:Meet the buyers وInnovation. ...
NNA - الفرانشايز اللبناني يساهم في النهوض الاقتصادي عبر حيويته وانتشاره الواسع
وطنية-نظمت الجمعية اللبنانية لتراخيص الامتياز منتدى BIFEX Talks خلال معرض "هوريكا" (١٦-١٩ نيسان ٢٠٢٤) "بهدف ابراز حيوية قطاع الفرانشايز اللبناني،الذي حقق نجاحات مدهشة،عبر الانتشار الواسع في الدول العربية والاجنبية، وذلك على الرغم من الازمات المتتالية منذ العام ٢٠١٩"،وفق بيان عن الجمعية. ...
MAP - Food Security: Morocco Highlights Its Experience at ARC33
Rabat-April.19,2024-(MAP)-Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development, Water and Forests, Mohamed Sadiki,highlighted, here Thursday,Morocco's experience in the resilience of its agricultural system for sustainable food security....
MAP - Morocco, Regional Model for Transformation of Agrifood Systems (FAO DG)
Rabat - April 19, 2024 - (MAP) - Morocco is a leading regional model for the transformation of agrifood systems, said, on Thursday in Rabat,...
ANSA - إيطاليا..جيل الألفية: أبطال جدد فى سوق الفن
(أنسامد) - أبريل 18 - روما - أكد تقرير خاص لشركة ديلويت برايفت للخدمات زيادة عدد المشترين الذين تقل أعمارهم عن 40 عاماً والذين يفضلون فنانى الألفية المعاصرين بالاضافة إلى اقتناء السلع الفاخرة بما فى ذلك الحقائب والمجوهرات . ...
ANSA - Soccer: Roma, Atalanta on course to meet in UEL final - 10-man Roma oust Milan, Bergamo side knock out Liverpool
AS Roma and Atalanta are on course for an all-Italian final in the UEFA Europa League after knocking out soccer giants AC Milan and Liverpool...
NNA - وزارة الشؤون أطلقت المعايير الوطنية لدور الحضانة بالشراكة مع 'لجنة الإنقاذ الدولية'
وطنية - أطلقت وزارة الشؤون الاجتماعية بالشراكة مع لجنة الإنقاذ الدولية – 'IRC'، 'معايير دور الحضانة التابعة لوزارة الشؤون نحو بيئة إنمائية آمنة وصديقة للأطفال' بدعم من مؤسسة ليغو "LEGO Foundation" ومؤسسة ماك آرثر "MacArthur Foundation"،في حضور ممثلين عن الوزارات والادارات الحكومية، السفارات ، ...
NNA - افتتاح المؤتمر السنوي للجمعية اللبنانية للتوليد والأمراض النسائية
وطنية - أعلن وزير الصحة العامة في حكومة تصريف الاعمال الدكتور فراس الأبيض "أن التعرفة الجديدة للأطباء محقة وعادلة ارتفعت إلى ثمانين في المئة من قيمة تعرفة ما قبل الأزمة|، مجددًا التأكيد "أن اليد مفتوحة لإيجاد حل لكل المشاكل التي لا يمكن حلها بالإعلام". ...
CNA - Tourism Minister optimistic for similar results as last year despite challenges
Deputy Minister for Tourism Costas Koumis said he is optimistic that tourist arrivals in 2024 will equal the numbers registered last year, despite geopolitical crisis...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Lisbon stock market index ends day down 0.5% as BCP shares fall 2.8%
Lisbon, April.19,2024(Lusa)- The Lisbon stock market closed the day's session down on Friday, with the benchmark PSI (Portugal Stock Index) dropping 0.51% to 6,295.12 points,...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Unemployment in March falls 1.9% on month, up 6.0% on year - IEFP
Lisbon,April.19,2024(Lusa)-The number of unemployed people registered at job centres in Portugal fell by 1.9% in March from February,to 324,616, but that was up 6.0% year-on-year,...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Electric charger operator MOBI.E signs Iberia MoU wth Italy's Atlante
Lisbon, April.19,2024 (Lusa) - MOBI.E, the state-owned company that acts as Portugal's Electric Mobility Network Managing Entity (EGME), and Atlante, part of Italy's NHOA group,...
Lusa - Business News - Guinea-Bissau: Rice prices set to soar after government ends 'unaffordable' subsidies
Bissau,April.19,2024(Lusa)-The price of rice in Guinea-Bissau is set to skyrocket after the country's government ended a state subsidy aimed at moderating the cost to the...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Cuts in personal income tax mean €348M in relief this year, €115M next
Lisbon, April.2024(Lusa)- Proposals aproved by Portugal's right-centre government to reduce personal income tax (IRS) rates this year will bring additional relief of €348 million, ...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Additional tax cuts for under-35s to be unveiled 'in due course' - PM
Lisbon, April.19,2024(Lusa) - Portugal's prime minister, Luís Montenegro, said on Friday that the government's proposal for the IRS Jovem special rates of personal income tax...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: New withholding tables for personal income tax in force by July - PM
Lisbon, April 19, 2024 (Lusa) - Portugal's prime minister said on Friday that he expects the new withholding tax tables for personal income tax (IRS)...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal/CPLP: Swapping debt for green investment 'only complementary' - IMF
Washington, April 19, 2024 (Lusa) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) economist responsible for coordinating its latest report on sub-Saharan Africa argued on Friday ...
Lusa - Business News - CPLP: No excessive premium on debt yields of sub-Saharan countries - IMF
Washington, April 19, 2024 (Lusa) - The International Monetary Fund economist responsible for the institution's latest report on sub-Saharan Africa said on Friday ...
Lusa - Business News - CPLP: Outlook for sub-Saharan Africa improved but risks remain - IMF economist
Washington, April 19, 2024 (Lusa) - The International Monetary Fund economist who coordinated its latest report on sub-Saharan Africa, released on Friday, ...
CNA - المتحدث الرسمي: ليس لدى الحكومة علم بشأن الصواريخ المرسلة إلى إسرائيل عبر قبرص
قال المتحدث باسم الحكومة كونستانتينوس ليتيمبيوتيس اليوم الجمعة في معرض رده على سؤال حول التقارير الصحفية الإسرائيلية التي تفيد بأن الصواريخ الأمريكية تم نقلها إلى الدولة المجاورة، بأن الحكومة القبرصية ليس لديها معلومات بشأن الصواريخ المرسلة إلى إسرائيل عبر قبرص ولم يتم منح أي إذن...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: European values under threat; Europe stronger than ever - EP president
Lisbon, Aprl 19,2024 (Lusa) - The president of the European Parliament, Roberta Metsola, warned on Friday in Lisbon that European values are increasingly under threat,...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Government approves proposed income tax cuts worth €1.539 - PM
Lisbon, April.19,2024(Lusa) - Portugal's government on Friday approved in cabinet a proposal to reduce personal income tax (IRS) rates up to the eighth income bracket,...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Government to recover proposal to regulate lobbies
Brussels, April.19,2024 (Lusa) - Portugal's prime minister has announced that the government will revive the proposal from the previous legislature to regulate lobbying in Portugal,...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Far-right party calls state secretary compensation 'immoral'
Lisbon, April.19,2024(Lusa)-Chega believes that the compensation received by the secretary of state for mobility when she left CP is "immoral" and that parliament is facing...
CNA - CySEC imposes €360,000 in fines to Intelifunds
The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission(CySEC) has announced a decision to impose fines amounting to €360,000 on the Cyprus Investment Firm(CIF) MCA Intelifunds(the board decision)....
Lusa - Business News - Angola: USAID leader to discuss malaria, Lobito corridor
Washington,April.19,2024(Lusa)- The administrator of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the US Assistant Secretary of State for Management will visit Angola next week,...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: 'End fossil' movement protests at environment ministry
Lisbon, April 19,2024 (Lusa) - Students from the "End Fossils" movement said in a statement released on Friday that they were protesting at the Ministry...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Robust reduction in natural gas use, consumption cut by almost 23%
Lisbon,April.19,2024(Lusa)-Portugal exceeded by 50.7% the European target of a 15% reduction in natural gas consumption set out in the plan in force between August 2022...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: EDP Renováveis completes sale of Canada windfarm
Lisbon,April.19,2024(Lusa)-EDP Renováveis has finalised an agreement with CC&L Infrastructure for the sale of an 80% stake in a 297 megawatt (MW) wind project in Alberta,...
CNA - وزيرة الدولة للنقل البحري تؤكد على أهمية وجود مركز الكومنولث للتميز في قبرص
أكدت وزيرة الدولة للنقل البحري مارينا هادجيمانوليس على أهمية مركز التميز للكومنولث، الذي سيتم إنشاؤه بعد توقيع مذكرة تفاهم في وقت لاحق من اليوم الجمعة بين جمهورية قبرص والكومنولث والمعهد البحري القبرصي. ...
CNA - البرلمان القبرصي يطالب الحكومة والاتحاد الأوروبي باتخاذ إجراءات محددة بشأن الهجرة
أصدرت الجلسة العامة لمجلس النواب القبرصي التي ناقشت يوم الخميس القضية الملحة للهجرة، قراراً يدعو الحكومة والاتحاد الأوروبي إلى اتخاذ إجراءات ملموسة فيما يتعلق بأزمة الهجرة المستمرة. ...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Stock market opens lower with Mota-Engil falling more than 2.5%
Lisbon, April 19, 2024 (Lusa) - The Lisbon stock market was trading lower on Friday, with Mota-Engil shares falling 2.57% to €4.17. ...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Albufeira considers regulating ride-hailing vehicles
Albufeira, Portugal, April 19,2024 (Lusa) - Albufeira town council is considering regulating the pick-up and drop-off of passengers in the city centre during the summer...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Occasion made decision for president to end legislature - former PM
Lisbon, April,19,2024(Lusa)- Former Prime Minister António Costa believes that the "occasion made the decision" for the president of Portugal to end the previous legislature "prematurely"...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Nationals represent 30% of Web Summit workers - vice-president
Rio de Janeiro,Brazil,April.19,2024(Lusa)-The Portuguese already make up around 30% of the Web Summit company's workforce and have been instrumental in internationalising the brand in cities...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Criminalising illicit enrichment 'difficult' - association
Lisbon,April19,2024(Lusa)-The criminalisation of illicit enrichment "can be useful" in the fight against corruption, but turning it into law in a form that "passes the sieve"...
CNA - قبرص تستضيف اجتماع وزراء محيط الكومنولث
يعقد اليوم الجمعة في بافوس الاجتماع الافتتاحي لوزراء محيط الكومنولث الذي يحمل شعار "محيطنا المشترك المرن: من قبرص إلى ساموا"، حيث سيشارك في الاجتماع وزراء وكبار المسؤولين من الدول الأعضاء في الكومنولث. ...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Top newspaper headlines on Friday, 19 April
Lisbon,April 19,2024(Lusa)-Operation Influencer involving former PM Costa is on the front pages of several newspapers on Friday as controversy surrounds the speed of the case....
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Main points of the 'More Housing' programme




Lisbon,March.24,2023(Lusa)-The public consultation of the second part of the More Housing programme ends on Friday, and the approval of the respective proposals is foreseen for the 30 March cabinet meeting.
Here are some of the measures in the proposal that the government has set out for in public consultation and which will be sent to the parliament.

+++ Limitations to the increase of the rent of the new contracts
The value of the initial rent of the new contracts of houses which have been on the rental market in the last five years cannot exceed 2% in relation to the previous one. Over and above this amount, the automatic update coefficients of the three previous years can be added (in case they have not been applied), with 5,43% accepted in relation to 2023.

+++ Older rents updated by inflation +++
The old rental contracts (before 1990), which have not been transferred to the New Urban Rental Regime (NRAU), will be updated in line with inflation and will benefit from an income tax and council rates exemption. A compensation payment to landlords is also foreseen.

+++ State rents houses to sublet them +++
To increase the number of houses in the rental market, the state proposes to rent vacant houses to private individuals and then sublease them, with a maximum effort rate of 35% for the tenant.
The rent between the state and the landlord will be freely established if the value is not 30% higher than the general limits of the rent price applicable in the Affordable Rental Support Programme (PAA).
If a rent price superior to the PAA's limits (and up to the 30% referred) is agreed upon, the landlord will have no tax benefits.
The lease contracts will have a minimum duration of five years, renewable for an equal period if neither of the parties opposes.

+++ Single Window for Renting +++
The government wants to create a one-stop shop that aggregates the Injunction Services in Lease Matters (SIMA) and the National Lease Collection Centre (BNA) to simplify procedures and harmonise the functioning of these mechanisms.

+++ State will pay rents in arrears after three months of non-compliance +++
The state will replace the tenant and will pay rent after three months of default to strengthen the rental market. This way, the state will evaluate the tenant's situation. It will be able to proceed to the collection of the defaulted values using the means currently existing for the collection of other debts. If the default is due to a lack of funds, the case will be handed over to Social Security and removed from the BNA.

+++ Capital gains from houses sold to the state and municipalities exempt from income tax +++
Capital gains resulting from the sale of properties to the state or municipalities are now exempt from Personal Income Tax (IRS), with only those earned by residents on the list of territories and countries that Portugal classifies as tax havens remaining outside this measure.
Currently, 50% of the capital gain generated has to be included with the remaining income and is subject to the progressive IRS rates.

+++ Incentives to move houses from short-term lets to rented accommodation +++
The houses currently used as short-term lets, which are transferred to the rental market, will have income tax exemption on the rents until 31 December 2030.
For this, the lease contract must be entered into until 31 December 2024, and only properties with an accommodation registration until 31 December 2022 are eligible.

+++ Suspension of new short-term let licences and expiry of registrations +++
The issuance of new short-term let licenses will be suspended until 31 December 2030, except zones for rural accommodation.
In addition, the government's draft law provides that registrations issued on the date the new rules come into force will expire on 31 December 2030 but will be renewable for five years after that.
This expiry does not apply when the short-term let establishments "constitute a real guarantee for loan agreements entered into on a date before the law entered into force" if the loan is not fully paid off by 31 December 2030.

+++ Condominium owners may oppose short-term lets +++
The condominium owners may fight the short-term lets in the units of buildings or parts of urban buildings if this is the decision of more than half of the building's per mileage. Such non-opposition cannot occur if the building title provides for such use (short-term let).

+++ Extraordinary Contribution to Property Investment +++
Short-term lets will now pay an extraordinary contribution whose taxable base is made up by applying an economic coefficient (which considers the area of the property and the income) and urban pressure. The rate applicable to this taxable base is 35%.
The taxable patrimonial value (VPT) for IMI purposes of houses in local accommodation is always equal to 1, no longer benefiting from the reduction of the coefficient accompanying the property’s age.

+++ Forced rental of vacant houses +++
This is one of the measures which has generated the most criticism and consists of the possibility for the state, for reasons of public interest, to lease vacant houses and pay rent to the owner.
Holiday homes, homes which are vacant because the respective owner is in a home or providing permanent care as an informal carer, and those of emigrants, as well as those of people displaced for professional, health or training reasons, are not considered vacant for this purpose.
The owner will have a period (equivalent to 100 days) to put the house to use before it is placed on a forced lease.
The law that defines a vacant house already foresees that water, electricity, gas and telecommunications companies send the local councils a list with consumption information. The government's proposal adds that this list will now obligatorily include the identification of the land register of each building.

+++ Tax benefits for works on affordable rental housing +++
The government wants to increase the number of houses available in the accessible lease programme (PAA), so a VAT rate of 6% is foreseen in the construction or rehabilitation works of houses which are mainly allocated to this programme (at least 70%), as well as IMI exemption for three years (extendable for another five years) and IMT exemption in the acquisition for rehabilitation.

+++ Tenants may communicate lease contracts to the tax authorities +++
Tenants will be able to tell the tax authorities about the lease contracts, sub-lease contracts, promises and respective alterations or termination if the landlord does not do it.

+++ Exemption of capital gains on the sale of the property to pay loans +++
The programme provides for the exemption of capital gains in the sale of family properties provided that the value is destined to pay off the loan of the owner's own and permanent home or his descendants.
This exemption covers properties whose sale occurs between 1 January 2023 and 31 December 2024.

+++ Reduction from 28% to 25% of the special IRS rate on rents +++
The income from rent (when the taxpayer does not opt for its aggregation) will now pay an income tax rate of 25% instead of the current 28%. In addition, the reduction in the tax rate that already exists for longer-term contracts is also reduced, and for the longer term (over 20 years), it drops from the current 10% to 5% but will cease for those that last between two and five years.

+++ End of 'golden' visas +++
Golden visas will no longer be granted for the acquisition of real estate, with the government's proposal making some adjustments to the renewal (every two years) of those already given, foreseeing, namely, that this will only happen if the real estate is used as the owner's or descendant's own and permanent residence or if it is placed on the rental market for own and permanent residence for a period of no less than five years.

+++ Conversion of commercial and service properties into housing+++
The possibility is foreseen of automatically changing the use of commercial or service properties into residential properties, dispensing with the need to review land use plans or the housing permit, provided that it is at controlled costs.

+++ Land or buildings made available to housing cooperatives +++
The government also foresees the availability of land or public buildings to housing cooperatives for construction or reconversion into houses for accessible rent.

+++ Simplification of licensing +++
The architecture projects shall be licensed only based on the designers' terms of responsibility, and the public entities shall be penalised in case of delays in issuing opinions.

+++ €250 M for housing at controlled costs +++
The programme foresees the approval of a credit line, with mutual guarantee and interest rate subsidy, for affordable housing projects, namely construction or rehabilitation and for the acquisition of the property, which must be placed on the rental market.
The houses developed with recourse to this support are allocated to affordable rentals for at least 25 years, with the possibility of a longer term being established in the rental contract, after which the municipalities and the IHRU have the right of preference in their acquisition.
The entities that may apply for this measure are cooperatives, commercial, civil construction companies, municipalities, misericórdias or other social solidarity institutions.

+++ €150 M line for municipalities to carry out coercive works +++
The creation of a €150 million financing line through Banco Português de Fomento is foreseen so that municipalities may carry out coercive works, reinforcing the fulfilment of the prerogatives of the local authorities within the scope of the Legal Regime of Urbanisation and Construction.
LT/ADB // ADB.
Lusa


Agency : LUSA

Date : 2023-03-25 11:41:00







 

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