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Cold beverage IPI: STF allows average cost-based taxation

Cold beverage IPI: STF allows average cost-based taxation

In a judgment concluded on June 26, the Federal Supreme Court (STF) allowed the IPI to be required on the average cost of buying and selling cold drinks, so that the collection is based on pre-fixed values multiplied by the amount of products sold – the...

Bolsonaro veto provisions of MP 936 that hindered PLR taxation

Bolsonaro veto provisions of MP 936 that hindered PLR taxation

The President of the Republic, Jair Bolsonaro, vetoed on July 7, provisions of Provisional Measure 936 that hindered the taxation of Profit Sharing Programs (PLR). The decision came after the recommendation of the Ministry of Economy and thus overturned Articles 32...

Companies reduce contributions to Incra and Sistema S in justice

Companies reduce contributions to Incra and Sistema S in justice

In court, companies have been able to limit the basis for calculating contributions to Incra and Sistema “S” to 20 minimum wages. The limitation in question may generate a reduction in the tax burden, considering that the weight of these contributions is, on average,...

STF decides that union must return PIS/COFINS paid in excess

STF decides that union must return PIS/COFINS paid in excess

The Supreme Federal Court (STF) decided, in a judgment with recognized general repercussion, that the Federal Government should refund taxpayers for the amounts of PIS and Cofins collected in excess in the tax substitution regime (ST), in cases where the effective...

Innovations introduced by DREI Normative Instruction 81

Innovations introduced by DREI Normative Instruction 81

The Brazilian Department of Business Registration and Integration (DREI), in its process of reducing bureaucracy, has innovated with the new Normative Instruction (IN) 81. It simplifies and gathers the rules related to the process for opening, modifying and closing...

Highlight to the STF tax dockets

Highlight to the STF tax dockets

Text prepared by the team at Zaroni Advogados Despite the pandemic caused by the Coronavirus and the intense and troubled political scenario currently experienced in the country, several tax issues of extreme relevance for Brazilian taxpayers have been and are being...