Statute reduces ICMS-tax cap on fuels, electricity, natural gas, telecommunications, and public transport 

The law now includes under essential goods and services those relating to fuel, electricity, natural gas, communications, and public transportation.

Debt Settlement: Statute expands possibilities for Federal Debt renegotiation 

It is up to the National Treasury Attorney-General's Office (PGFN) and the Federal Revenue Service to implement the new regulations by issuing their own acts. 

Supreme Federal Court rules out income tax levied on alimony and child support 

The Supreme Federal Court of Brazil - STF held that Income Tax (IR) levied on amounts received as alimony and child support (jointly called “aliments” in the country) is unconstitutional.

INSS: companies can now query benefits requested by employees

The National Social Security Institute of Brazil – INSS has published the DIRBEN/INSS Ordinance No. 1,012/2022, which addresses the access of companies to administrative decisions regarding social security benefits requested by employees.

PGFN and Federal Revenue Service publish a new public notice for transactional agreements on tax disputes

Principal amounts, fines, interest rates and other charges may be reduced by up to 50%.

Tax Recovery Program: deadline for applications extended to June 30

The Attorney General's Office of the National Treasury (PGFN) has published Ordinance No. 3,714/2022, extending to June 30 the deadline for applying to debt renegotiations under the Tax Recovery Program.

eSocial: companies can now use web module to report OHS events

Employers and specialized professionals will be able to provide information on Occupational Health and Safety – OHS, both through the eSocial and through their own management softwares.

RAIS must be submitted up to April 29

This year, the submission of the Annual Report on Social Information (RAIS) of the base year 2021 must be done between March 28 and April 29.

Federal Revenue Office expands Income Tax exemption on capital gains with real residential property

Exemption becomes applicable to sales of one real property whose goal is paying up another piece of real property.

PGFN extends deadline for settlement agreements to April 29

Ordinance extends to April 29 the deadline for taking part in the different settlement agreements with PGFN.
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