Quick Summary. Portugal is located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe, bordering the Atlantic ocean and Spain. Portugal is a democratic republic. Its Constitution provides for a president, a unicameral Assembly of the Republic, and judicial system headed by the Constitutional Tribunal.
Portugal provides for three tier of government below the national level, including parishes (freesias), municipalities (concertos), and districts. Portugal is comprised of 18 districts and two autonomous regions with a capital at Lison.
Portugals tax laws primarily derives from the Portuguese Constitution, EU Regulations and Directives, codes regarding the taxes , the General Tax Law and other tax legislation.
Portugal is a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the European Union (EU).