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State of São Paulo Approves Arbitration for Government Contracts

Well-regarded arbitration institutions may be chosen to resolve disputes with the State. On 1 August 2019, Decree 64,356/2019 was published in the São Paulo Gazette and came into...

Updated: Brazil-Switzerland Double Tax Agreement Signed

Brazil and Switzerland have entered into a double tax agreement. The Convention for Elimination of Double Taxation with Respect to Taxes on Income and the Prevention of Tax...

Agents Targeted for Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism

On 9 May 2018 the Brazilian Council of Control of Financial Activities (known as “COAF”) issued a new resolution (Resolution COAF 30/2018) targeting persons who act in the...

RFB’s Private Ruling confirms that most taxes are not payable on commissions to foreign agents

On 10 December 2017, Brazil’s Federal Revenue Department’s (“RFB‘s”) Private Ruling DISIT/SRRF06 6,603/2017 was published addressing the applicable taxes on...