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Brazil: Government presents the Bill of...

In brief On June 25th, the Brazilian Federal Government presented to the National Congress the second phase of the tax reform, which focuses on the Income Tax of Individuals and Legal Entities and on the Social Contribution on Net Profit. The reporting deputy appointed by the House of Representatives on June 28 was Congressman Celso […]

Brazil: Deadline to register Financial-...

A reminder that until the end of June (June 30, 2021) is the legal term for companies that receive foreign investment that have Assets or Equity exceeding two hundred and fifty million reais (R$250,000,000.00) to comply with the Declaration of Economic and Financial Information by submitting their financial data, related to the base-date of March […]

Taxpayers have until August 31, 2021 to...

On June 7, 2021, was published the Supplementary Law No. 191/2021, which internalizes ICMS Agreement (Convênio) 72/2021 and amends Supplementary Law No. 189/2020 to extend until August 31, 2021, the possibility for Rio de Janeiro taxpayers to enroll into the Special Program for Payment in Installment of Tax Credits (PEP-ICMS). The referred Amnesty Program allows […]

Conclusion of the ratification process ...

On June 9, 2021 the Brazilian Government issued Decree No. 10,714/2, which concludes the ratification process of the Convention for the Avoidance of Double Taxation entered between Brazil and Switzerland (“Tax Treaty”). We highlight below the main aspects of the Tax Treaty (others aspects may be relevant depending on the case): Income Maximum Rate – […]

Legal Framework for Startups Sanctioned

On June 1st, 2021, the President sanctioned the Complementary Law 182/2021 known as the Legal Framework for Startups. The main goal of the new law is to promote and encourage innovative entrepreneurship in the country, focusing on the advance of startups as a path for economic, social, and environmental development, and on the modernization of the […]

Brazil signs the Singapore Convention o...

On June 4, 2021, Brazil signed the Singapore Convention on Mediation (the “Singapore Convention”), which provides a uniform framework for settlement agreements put in writing resulting from mediations entered in one of the contracting states. Under the Singapore Convention, a party can enforce such settlement agreements in the courts of any contracting state, provided that […]

Ministry of Agriculture (MAPA) Integrit...

The MAPA Integrity Recognition (Selo Mais Integridade) was created on 12/12/2018, by MAPA Ordinance No. 2462, to recognize and reward integrity practices by agribusiness companies in terms of social responsibility, sustainability and ethics, in addition to validating their efforts to mitigate fraud, bribery and corruption. For the year 2021, agribusiness companies and cooperatives seeking recognition […]

Program for payment of municipal debts ...

On May 27, 2021, the Municipality of Sao Paulo published Law No. 17,557/2021 providing a Special Program for taxpayers to pay certain tax and non-tax debts regulated by the Municipality of Sao Paulo, with reductions on interest and penalties applied by the municipality authorities on tax triggering events that occurred up to December 30, 2020. […]

Brazil: RDC No. 497/2021 – New Re...

In brief The Brazilian National Health of Surveillance Agency (“Anvisa“) published today (May 26) the Resolution RDC No. 497/2021 (“RDC 497/2021“) for providing for the new administrative procedure for obtaining the Good Manufacturing Practices Certificate, as well as the Good Distribution and/or Storage Practices Certificate. This resolution will be in force from June 1, 2021¹, […]

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