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I am a Canadian citizen
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Pme last thing .... in Portugal itself, there should have been a fixed 10% paid on the estate. (No tax at all to spouses or children)
See this from http://www.gekkoportugal.com/inheritance%20tax%20in%20portugal.htm Until recently the rules on inheritance tax were very complicated in Portugal, with rates varying according to the value of the inheritance and how you were related to the beneficiary. However recently they have been overhauled and they are now much simpler to understand.
You can now leave your property to a spouse, child or parent without them incurring any inheritance tax. If you leave it to a third party, they will have to pay a fixed rate stamp duty (Imposto de Selo) of 10%.
You may want to enquire from whoever is handling the estate in Portugal about that 10%.
I do non know whether it will apply, as you are not a citizen of Portugal
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