Tax and Customs

Royalties paid for unregistered IP rights now tax deductible in Brazil

Royalties for unregistered intellectual property rights can now be deducted by Brazilian licensees....

Brazil has a New Foreign Exchange Law

Brazil’s new Foreign Exchange Law has introduced material improvements to Brazil’s currency exchange rules and the treatment of foreign investors, and is part of the continued...

Major Changes to Brazil’s Transfer Pricing Rules

Major changes to transfer pricing rules bring Brazil into line with OECD principles...

Brazil and UK Sign Double Tax Agreement

Brazil and the UK have signed a double tax agreement. The agreement has not yet come into force but it marks yet another step taken by Brazil to open its economy....

Appointing a Distributor in Brazil

Quick Read: Flexible: Parties have great freedom to decide on the terms of their distribution arrangements (which is different to the appointment of agents). Terminations can be...

Brazilian Senate Approves TIEA with Bermuda

Brazil and Bermuda's TIEA has been approved by the Brazilian Senate and should be signed into Law soon....

Disclosure of Ultimate Beneficiaries to the Brazilian Federal Revenue Department

What needs to be disclosed about the shareholders to the Brazilian tax authorities? Disclosures of UBOs and controllers under Brazilian law....

Checklist: Setting Up a Company in Brazil

Company registration in Brazil is getting easier. Here you will find the key issues you will need to consider when setting up a company in Brazil....

New Rules on Giving Gifts and Providing Hospitality to Brazilian Federal Officials

New regulations set out rules about the giving gifts and providing hospitality to Federal Brazilian public officials....

Hiring an Employee in Brazil

Looking to hire an employee in Brazil? Here are the key rules and issues involved....