HIGHLIGHTS

09/06/2021

Instructions to the Tax Administration – STF decision regarding ICMS elimination from PIS/Cofins calculation basis

The National Treasury Attorney-General's Office (Procuradoria-Geral da Fazenda Nacional - PGFN) published ORDER No. 246, which instructs the Tax Administration, according to the appellate decision about the Motions for Clarification opposed by PGFN on Extraordinary Appeal 574.706/PR.
08/06/2021

eSocial: submitting of information about Occupational Health and Safety and individuals is postponed

It was announced today, June 8, 2021, on the eSocial Portal, the postponement of the submission of information about individual employers and Occupational Health and Safety for the 1st Group.
08/06/2021

Legal framework for startups comes into effect

Although it represents an important step in the legal field, the legal framework for startups still needs changes in the sector's tax structure.
08/06/2021

Executive Decree regulates new Gas Act  

New aspects reinforces the regulatory structure for operating in the gas market.
28/05/2021

Digital Accounting Bookkeeping (ECD) filing deadline extended

Legal entities must now submit by July 30 2021 the ancillary obligation for the calendar year 2020.
27/05/2021

New law reduces from 13% to 7% tax burden on aviation kerosene ICMS in the state of Rio de Janeiro

This affects air transport companies for passengers and goods, air taxi companies and tourism helicopters companies operating in Rio de Janeiro state airports.
24/05/2021

Census of Foreign Capital in Brazil: attention to the five-year submission to Bacen

From July 1 to August 16, the Central Bank of Brazil (Bacen) receives declarations regarding the Five-Year Census of Foreign Capital in the Country.
14/05/2021

STF finishes the trial concerning the exclusion of ICMS from PIS/Cofins

The Federal Supreme Court (Supremo Tribunal Federal - “STF”), in a historic decision, has sustained on this Thursday (May 13) the interpretation that the ICMS may not be included in the calculation basis of PIS/Cofins
11/05/2021

Provisional Measures 1045 and 1046: DPC webinar presents practical aspects and impacts of new labor measures

The Provisional Measures were recently recreated by the government to support employers, preserve jobs and reduce the social impact resulted from Covid-19.
07/05/2021

eSocial: attention to the next steps of the schedule

The eSocial schedule keeps moving forward, bringing new steps in the coming months for employers in Brazil.
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