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Buyback price for electricity

The EDP will be paying 95€ per megawatt/hour for electricity produced in the home in 2016. The upper limit is 2.6MWh/year for energy produced by solar and water, and 5 MWh/year for production from biomass, biogas, and wind.

Another town adds a “Tourist Tax”

Vila Real de Santo António is the latest municipality to add a tourist tax (and probably not the last).  Like its predecessors, the assessment is €1 per night per individual.  Also like other councils, this Câmara offers owners no way to discount the levy, leaving no alternative but to pay tax on another tax.

ASAE with new LL Inspection Form

The Economic and Food Safety Authority (Autoridade de Segurança Alimentar e EconómicaASAE) has developed a detailed form for agents to use when inspecting compliance requirements of Local Lodging establishments. This development marks a more active approach towards implementing current legislation.

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