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10/09/2021

Law simplifies foreign participation in the telecommunication sector

Change is expected to help making the sector more attractive to foreign investors.
31/08/2021

Law that makes opening companies easier and modernizes the business environment is sanctioned

Among the measures is the automatic issuance of permits and licenses.
27/08/2021

BEm: program that authorized salary reduction or contract suspension ended on 08/25

Companies that joined BEm must end the working hours and salaray reduction agreements or suspension of employment contracts.
24/08/2021

EFD-Reinf: Federal Revenue Office establishes new guidelines for taxpayers

Federal Revenue Office establishes new rules for presenting the Digital Tax Bookkeeping of Withholdings and Other Tax Information (EFD-Reinf).
28/06/2021

CEPOM is no longer required in the city of Rio de Janeiro

The Registration of Service Providers from Other Municipalities (Cadastro de Prestadores de Serviços de Outros Municípios - CEPOM) is no longer required in Rio de Janeiro due to the Extraordinary Appeal of the Federal Supreme Court (RE 1167509 of 02/26/2021)
21/06/2021

Opinion of the General Counsel for the National Treasury – Elimination of ICMS from PIS and Cofins tax base

The General Counsel for the National Treasury (Procuradoria-Geral da Fazenda Nacional - PGFN) instructs the Brazilian Federal Revenue Office that tax liabilities should not be assessed in opposition to the Federal Supreme Court determination.
20/05/2021

Brazilian Federal Revenue Office and National Treasury Attorney-General’s Office (PGFN) sign a public notice acceding to the agreement of tax litigation transaction

The agreement allows debts to be paid at a discount of up to 50%.
19/05/2021

International Maritime Labor Convention takes effect

Brazil became a member of the Maritime Labor Convention (MLC), an International Labor Organization Convention.
14/05/2021

STF finishes the trial concerning the exclusion of ICMS from PIS/Cofins

The Federal Supreme Court (Supremo Tribunal Federal - “STF”), in a historic decision, has sustained on this Thursday (May 13) the interpretation that the ICMS may not be included in the calculation basis of PIS/Cofins
13/05/2021

Legislation determines the distancing of pregnant employees from face-to-face work

The Law 14.151 determining the distancing of pregnant women from face-to-face work during the validity of the public health emergency situation due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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