PGFN has amended a standard that rules the registration at Federal Debt Roster

Among other issues, the new rule postpones the beginning of the validity of PGFN Ordinance 33 to Oct-1-2018. Therefore, the administrative lock up of assets (without judicial authorization) scheduled to begin in the first half of June will not enter the PGFN routine yet.

Companies earning foreign investment should attempt to the DEF deadline by the end of June

Companies receiving foreign direct investment with assets or shareholders' equity equal to or greater than BRL 250,000,000.00 are required to file the Economic and Financial Statement by the Central Bank of Brazil.

Digital certificate: what is and how to use to meet obligations with the Treasury

The use of digital certificates in procedures with Tax Authorities has increased in recent years, and this is an indispensable tool in large numbers of individuals and legal entities’ routine.

Important issues of applications for the Tax Liability Certificate in the State of Rio de Janeiro

The rules for issuance of certificates among the Federation Units follow general guidelines. However, taxpayers should observe some specific regulations of each location with greater caution, in order to avoid surprises at their issuance.

EFD-Reinf schedule: who should file and deadline

EFD-Reinf, established by RFB Normative Instruction No. 1701/2017, is an SPED module, to be used by legal and individuals, in addition to eSocial. Both are accessory obligations to be met in 2018 that already require a great attention in its deployment, and will highly influence the companies' routines.

Siscoserv – Federal Revenue of Brazil clarifies on fines applied for inaccurate, incomplete or omitted information

On April 10, 2018, RFB Normative Instruction No. 1803/2018 was published, amending the RFB Normative Instruction No. 1277/2012, establishing the Integrated Foreign Trade in Services, Intangibles and Other Operations that Produce Changes in Equity - Siscoserv.

State of Rio de Janeiro changes deadlines for companies’ reports under fiscal incentives

The State of Rio de Janeiro, through the publication of Law 7906 (on Mar-15-2018), changed the deadlines for companies that enjoy tax benefits or incentives from Tax Incentive and Transparency Governance System (Sisgift), an organ of the State Government, present report.

Labor reform: prevalence of Agreements or Collective Bargaining Agreements over the Law

One of the principles established by Law 13467/2017 is the negotiation through a bargaining or collective agreement prevails over the CLT (Consolidation of Labor Laws), except in cases in which the negotiation is considered as an illegal object.

PGFN publishes new order for registration in the Active Debt of the Union and Fiscal Execution

The National Treasury General Attorney (PGFN) published Ordinance 33/2018, on Feb-02-2018, which regulates Article 20-B and 20-C of Law 10,522/2002 and deals with procedures to send debts for enrollment in the Active Debt (DAU) purposes.

Companies with foreign capital are required to send CBE to Central Bank

All legal residing entities and individuals domiciled or headquartered in Brazil, holding amounts, assets, goods and/or rights overseas in amounts equal to or greater than USD 100,000 , 00 (one hundred thousand US dollars), or the equivalent in other currencies, shall annually present the Brazilian Statement of CBE.
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