Important issues in opening foreign companies in Brazil

Starting a business in Brazil may be an arduous task, especially if the head of the company is not familiar with the applicable legislation, which often brings headaches for natives and aliens.

ICMS-SP – New rules for reimbursement of tax withheld through tax substitution

As part of the compliance program "Programa Nos Conformes”, the procedures for complementing and reimbursing the withholding tax substitution or prepaid by taxpayer were changed by means of the publication of CAT Ordinance 42/2018, on May-22-2018.

Is your company prepared for NF-e 4.0?

Version 4.0 of the Electronic Invoice (“NF-e”) shall be mandatory as of July-1-2018, and those who carry out merchandise operations should be prepared.

ECF – General issues

The ECF is mandatory for all legal entities, including immune and exempt, whether they are taxed by actual profit, arbitrated profit or presumed profit.

Companies earning foreign investment should attempt to the DEF deadline by the end of June

Companies receiving foreign direct investment with assets or shareholders' equity equal to or greater than BRL 250,000,000.00 are required to file the Economic and Financial Statement by the Central Bank of Brazil.

Domingues e Pinho Contadores supports Gol de Letra Foundation

Domingues e Pinho Contadores started 2018 expanding its support network for social projects. Through the Culture Incentive Law, the company chose to allocate part of taxes due to the municipality of Rio de Janeiro to Gol de Letra Foundation.

New FGTS and Social Contributions inspection regulations are edited

The Secretariat of Labour Inspection (SIT) established the procedures for the supervision of the Fund for Guaranteed Time of Service (FGTS) and the social contributions instituted by Complementary Law No. 110/2001, through the publication of the Normative Instruction SIT No. 144/2018 on June-21-2018.

BEPS requires companies to adapt to the international tax scenario

In times of new business models and digital economy, BEPS proposes a fifteen-package measure to check gaps and international standards incompatibilities, to prevent companies from finding loopholes to pay fewer taxes and transfer profits to low taxation territories and few economic activities.

Domingues e Pinho Contadores participates in the 49th GBrasil Meeting

The main objective of 49th GBrasil Meeting was to promote the knowledge and experiences exchange among professionals in accounting area held in São José dos Campos, in the interior of São Paulo, on May 17 and 18.

Ministry of Labor publishes an order stating that labor reform has “general, comprehensive and immediate validity” for all contracts

Official Gazette of June-15-2018 and on its website, the Ministry of Labor (MTb) published the Order dated June-14-2018 in which it deals with the scope of the Labor Reform (Law no. 13467/2017).
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