Guide to Doing Business in Brazil

How to Buy Real Estate in Brazil

Real estate is one of the more complicated investments you can do in Brazil. In this article we will be looking at how to perform a real estate transaction and how to find high-value real estate prospects.


Taxes and Fees for Buying Real Estate in São Paulo

Costs to buy Real Estate are not restricted to the price of the property itself. Taxes in Brazil can make an initially good deal pricey, especially in São Paulo. Find out in this article what you will also pay for when acquiring property in the biggest Brazilian city.


Brazilian Proof of Residence

Proof of residence can be requested on several different occasions in Brazil and the type of document that is accepted varies according to the institution. In this article we will explain the types of documents used as proof of residence in Brazil and what you can do if you don’t have one.


Complete Guide to Company Formation in Brazil

Much has been written about company formation in Brazil. In this article we will try to give an overview of the process and answer some of the most common questions.





Time Zones Used in Brazil

Brazil is a continental sized country which is spread across four different time zones. In this article we will explain the timezones that are used in the different parts of the country.


Visa for Volunteer Work in Brazil

When seeking to engage in volunteer work in Brazil it is important to clarify the visa situation before you travel to Brazil. In this article we will be looking at the visa requirements for volunteer work in Brazil.


Cost of living in Rio de Janeiro in 2015

Rio de Janeiro is considered to be one of most expensive cities to live in Brazil, and over the last decade the prices have become even more inflated. In this article we will outline some of the prices practiced in the city to give you an idea of the cost of living in Rio.


7 Ways to Reduce Taxes on Import of Products to Brazil

In this article we will be looking at strategies on how to reduce the taxes when importing products to Brazil.


Fees charged by Brazilian Boards of Trade

The Brazilian Boards of Trade provide a variety of services to commercial entities that operate in Brazil, however most of the services are not free. In this article you will find out about the fees charged by these government bodies.


Costs of Owning a Car in Brazil

Cars in Brazil have one of the highest tax burdens in the world and the cost of having a car is equally as high. In this article we will have a look at some of the costs related to keeping a car in Brazil.


The Brazilian Educational System

This article will give you an overview of the Brazilian education system and how it directly affects the country's economic growth and development.


Taxation Regime Simples Nacional

Tax and bureaucracy are a huge burden for any Brazilian company, but it impacts small sized businesses even more. To address this issue the Brazilian government created Simples Nacional, a taxation regime designed to simplify the collection of taxes for companies categorized as micro or small size.


How long can I stay in Brazil?

The time that you are allowed to stay in Brazil will vary according to the type of visa granted. In this article you will find information about how long you can stay in Brazil depending on the type of visa you have been granted.


Tax Incentives for Sports Sponsorships in Brazil

The Sports Incentive Law, also known as Lei de Incentivo aos Esportes was created in Brazil in order to promote social projects related to sports. In this article, we will look in more detail about this law and how companies and individuals can benefit from it.


Articles of Association in Brazil

The Brazilian Articles of Association, known as Contrato Social in Portuguese, is the official document that is required for formalizing a business partnership and one of the first steps for legally registering a company.



RFID Equipment Homologation by ANATEL

The RFID technology is expected to rise exponentially worldwide in the next few years, with Brazil already possessing specific regulations for this equipment

Payment Reconciliation Services in Brazil

Payment reconciliation has become an integral part of the operations of e-commerces in Brazil.

Reverse Logistics for Batteries in Brazil

The use of batteries is increasing in Brazil with the fast introduction of new electronic devices, generating more concern when it comes to the proper disposal after their life cycle