Tax changes for the oil and gas industry in 2018

A new tax regime for oil and gas companies was defined by the conversion of Provisional Measure No. 795/2017 into Law 13.586/ 2017 and the edition of Normative Instructions of the Federal Revenue of Brazil (RFB) and of the General Attorney of National Treasury (PGFN).

RAIS Filing Deadline base year 2017 was defined

Official Gazette of Jan-17-2018 published that the Ministry of Labor defined the information required and the deadline for transmission of the Annual Social Information Reports (RAIS) for the base year 2017 by means of MTb Administrative Rule No 31/2018.

RFB created new rules for ECD

Federal Revenue of Brazil (RFB) consolidated and amended the legislation dealing with Digital Accounting Bookkeeping (ECD), through Normative Instruction (NI) 1774/2017.

Special and Differential Economic and Tax Monitoring in 2018

The Brazil’s Federal Revenue, through the publication of RFB Ordinance 3.311/2017, established the criteria for indication of legal entities to be submitted to the differential and special economic tax monitoring in 2018.

Domingues e Pinho Contadores supports Observatório Social in Rio de Janeiro

Proposing measures to fight corruption and to improve governance, strengthening the transparency culture and quality of the application of public resources: these are the main objectives of the Observatório Social do Brasil (OBS), a non-governmental and non-profit institution that, in the city of Rio de Janeiro, has Domingues e Pinho Contadores (DPC) as one of the sponsoring companies of its actions.

Expatriate’s tax obligations

Brazilians living abroad or foreigners living in Brazil shall pay attention to the Income Tax rules and the norms of country in which establish their new fiscal residence or even their country of origin.

Employers should be aware of the monthly minimum wage in 2018

Extra Edition of the Official Gazette, of Dec-29-2017, published the Decree 9.255, which brought the national minimum wage amount of BRL 954.00 per month.

Manuel Domingues e Pinho takes over the presidency of the Portuguese Chamber of Rio de Janeiro

Domingues e Pinho Contadores’ CEO, Manuel Domingues e Pinho, was elected the new president of the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Rio de Janeiro (Câmara Portuguesa de Comércio e Indústria do Rio de Janeiro - “CPCIRJ”

Manuel Domingues e Pinho is elected CRCRJ’s counselor

On January 2, CRC/RJ registered its new Board of Directors and the 32 members elected in November 2017. Waldir Ladeira took the office and Manuel Domingues e Pinho, DPC’s director-president, is among the board of counselors.

The importance of due diligence in merger and aquisition processes

A full knowledge of company’s actual situation on accounting issues, taxes, labor and social security is critical to mitigate risks and take assertive decisions.
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