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No income tax withheld on technical services and support on payments to Finland

The Brazilian Federal Revenue Department's new ruling confirms that no income tax is to be withheld on technical and support services supplied from Finland....

Cost Contribution Agreements in Brazil

Quick Read: Cost contribution agreements (“CCAs”) allow for the sharing of costs among companies of the same corporate group. Brazil adopts the OECD definition of CCAs....

Mining Agency to Share Information with Revenue Department

On 10 January 2019, an extract of the agreement between the Brazilian National Mining Agency (“ANM”) and the Federal Revenue Department (“RFB”) was published in the...

Tax Havens and Privileged Tax Regimes’ List Changed

On 26 December 2017 the Brazilian Federal Revenue Department (“RFB”) issued a new regulation (Normative Instruction 1,773/2017). This new regulation amends the key piece of...

Withholding income tax on foreign educational, scientific or cultural services

On 21 November 2017, the Brazilian Federal Revenue Department (Receita Federal do Brasil, “RFB”) published Private Ruling 519/2017 which addresses the charging of...