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Mónica Santos Costa

Monica Santos Costa

Of Counsel

CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut
Rua Sousa Martins 10
1050-218 Lisbon
Portugal
Languages Portuguese, English, French, Spanish

Mónica Santos Costa has over 20 years' experience with tax-related matters, mainly related to the financial sector.

She also has specific expertise in personal tax services, including advising high-profile individuals with tax residency issues and cross-border taxation of financial products and other investments (e.g., real estate).

Mónica Santos Costa is currently placed in a secondment at CMS Paris offices and works as a liaison between French citizens and Portugal.

Before joining CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut in 2018, she was a senior tax manager at consultancy firm EY for almost two decades.

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Education

  • Post Graduation in Tax from Instituto Superior de Gestão;
  • Law degree from Universidade Católica Portuguesa.
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Memberships

  • Nominated for the 2015 and 2016 editions of the Women in Tax Leaders guide of the International Tax Review;
  • Tax Arbitrator of the Portuguese Administrative Arbitration Centre (CAAD);
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar in 1998.
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19 Nov 19
Meet the Law - Tax
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