EXPERT OPINION

15/06/2018

2018 ECF: attention to the innovations and penalties

The filing period for the Accounting-Tax Bookkeeping (ECF), for 2017 calendar year, is coming up and companies need to be aware of the instructions in the Guidance Book, which deals with the special situations of 2018.
05/06/2018

Important issues in opening foreign companies in Brazil

Starting a business in Brazil may be an arduous task, especially if the head of the company is not familiar with the applicable legislation, which often brings headaches for natives and aliens.
21/05/2018

BEPS requires companies to adapt to the international tax scenario

In times of new business models and digital economy, BEPS proposes a fifteen-package measure to check gaps and international standards incompatibilities, to prevent companies from finding loopholes to pay fewer taxes and transfer profits to low taxation territories and few economic activities.
03/05/2018

EFD-Reinf: Important issues in adaptation to the system

The Tax Digital Bookkeeping and Other Tax Information (EFD-Reinf) is a module of the Public Digital Bookkeeping System (Sped), complementary to the System for Tax, Social Security, and Labor Obligations Digital Bookkeeping (eSocial), already in force.
19/04/2018

Financial outsourcing helps in accounts control and supports business financial management

The performance of any business is directly related to financial management, which must be increasingly efficient and generate accurate and reliable indicators that can serve as the basis for a global and strategic assessment of the company’s moment. Managing accounts payable and receivable, monitoring cash flow, bank accounts, and investments are key tools to maintain a responsible management.
09/04/2018

Deadline for mandatory accounts approval at annual shareholders meeting or Ordinary General Meeting is approaching

Once the fiscal year ended on December 31 of each year for most limited companies and joint stock companies, it is important to note that the legislation in force imposes annual accounts approval.
20/03/2018

eSocial: expectations for the second deployment phase

Since March 1, the second phase of eSocial deployment has been in progress for companies with gross revenues greater than BRL 78 million, which are required to file non-recurring events data, corresponding to turnovers or changes in employee’s life at the company (hiring, leaves and terminations).
07/03/2018

2018 IRPF: What are the legal discounts?

With the provision of Individual Income Tax Statement auxiliary programs by the Federal Revenue of Brazil, it is time to prepare for the deadlines and the news disclosed since the publication of RFB NI 1756/2017.
01/02/2018

Changes in validation of electronic invoice (NF-e) in 2018

To avoid setbacks and to be able at the time of mandatory it is essential that the migration tests and procedures for the new rule be carried out as soon as possible.
26/01/2018

New tax rules for oil and gas industry

Complex issues permeate the oil and gas segment when it comes to the tax area and accounting procedures in Brazil. To extract the full potential of this market, companies, in addition to constantly investing in more efficient technologies and better management practices, should follow the regulatory changes of the activity and improve cost and tax control.
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