Adriana Stamato leads the group of indirect taxes, working with in consulting and litigation matters. She has extensive experience in assisting clients in corporate reorganizations, tax planning, risk assessment, tax inspections, modeling of new businesses, obtaining special regimes, among others. Adriana also has extensive experience in analyzing the different tax regimes applicable to each sector, having assisted clients in selecting the best business model for implementing structures in Brazil. She represents customers in the automotive, technology, energy, food, pharmaceutical, chemical, hygiene and cosmetics, retail, agribusiness and services, etc.
Awards and Recognitions
Adriana has been recognized for her work by the main legal directories. In the 2021 edition, she has been recognized by LACCA Approved as a Thought Leader. In addition, she has been nominated for several years by the ITR in the indirect area Women in Tax and has been recognized by The Legal 500.
She graduated from Universidade de São Paulo with a degree in Law and in Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas, with a specialization in Tax Law.
Activities outside the office
In addition, Adriana often acts as a speaker at national and international events.
Author/co-author of several books/articles, such as:
– IPI – Relevant Legal Aspects (Ed. Quartier Latin);
– ISS – LC 116/03 and Tax Compensation (MP Editora);
– Practical Manual of Withholding Tax (Mp Editora).
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Trench Rossi Watanabe is awarded the CESA Gender Equality Seal
Trench Rossi Watanabe has received the CESA Gender Equity Seal in the highest category entitled “Highlight”. This award recognizes law firms that have solid Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, taking into consideration several fronts, such as internal commitment, strategic planning, communication and participation rate. With a female majority in leadership for years, this recognition reinforces […]
TIT’s (Court of Taxes and Fees) Higher Chamber legitimizes the use of ICMS’s credits in operations involving suppliers from Duty-Free Zone from Manaus
On March 24th, the High Chamber of São Paulo Administrative Court (‘Tribunal de Impostos e Taxas – TIT’) decided to authorize the disallowance of ICMS’s credits in acquisitions from companies in Manaus Free Trade Zone. The decision was taken in line with the understanding of the Federal Supreme Court (STF) in the trial of Extraordinary […]
Approved Complementary Law to extend the term of ICMS tax benefits in commercial activities, interstate services with agricultural products, vegetable extraction in natura, and the port and airport areas
In Brief The Federal Senate approved yesterday the Complementary Law Project No. 05/2021, which provides for the extension of exemptions, incentives, and tax and financial-tax benefits linked to the ICMS, aimed at maintaining or increasing commercial activities, provided that the beneficiary is the actual sender of the goods. More details The Federal Senate approved yesterday […]
Approved change in the legislation of the Tax on Industrialized Products (IPI), to determine that the minimum taxable value will use as reference the current price in the municipality where the sending establishment is located
On September 14, 2021, the Brazilian Federal Senate approved Draft Bill No. 2,110/2019, which included article 15-A in the IPI legislation (Law no. 4.502/1964), to determine that the concept of “locality” for purposes of minimum taxable basis should be the current price in the municipality where the sender’s establishment is located. This bill has been […]
The Brazilian Supreme Court decides for the exclusive ISS levy over software transactions, with “modulation of effects”
In brief On February 24, 2021, the Brazilian Supreme Court (“STF”) finalized the trial of Direct Unconstitutionality Actions 1,495 and 5,659 that addressed whether software related transactions should be taxed by ISS (Municipal Service Tax) or ICMS (VAT State Tax). By majority of votes, STF decided for the exclusive levy of ISS over such transactions, […]