Guide to Doing Business in Brazil

How To Behave In a Brazilian Store

When travelling abroad, one of the many things that strikes tourists the most is the way people behave with each other, especially when it comes to a thing almost every tourist likes to do: shopping. In this article, we will give you tips on how to behave in a Brazilian store.


Jobs for Non-Portuguese Speakers in Brazil

Not everyone has the money, time and will to learn a new language. That's why we prepared this article, to discuss the real need of knowing Portuguese when considering working in Brazil.


Taxes for Non-residents in Brazil

Brazil is highly attractive to foreign investors. However, the Brazilian taxation system is very complex. Foreigners want to come, so how would non-residents pay their taxes in Brazil?


Getting Divorced in Brazil

The number of marriages are increasing year on year in Brazil, despite marriages lasting shorter periods. In these cases, getting divorced may be the only solution, but how to do it when your marriage crosses borders? If you're a foreigner married to a Brazilian, this article will help you to understand the Brazilian divorce process and how it must be conducted.





Tax Reduction for People with Disabilities

Disabled people represent almost 25% of the entire Brazilian population. In this article we will learn how the measures taken by the government try to promote their accessibility.


Names in Brazil

What’s your name? The answer can tell you a lot about your origin. In Brazil, both first and last names transmit information about you and your family. In this article we will find out more about the most common Brazilian names and their historical or contemporary origins.


7 Things to Consider Before Hiring in Brazil

This article gives an overview of the hiring process in Brazil, including related costs and legal aspects


The Brazilian way of doing things

In a world of increasing appreciation for cross-cultural competence, it is imperative to adapt to new cultures. Brazilians have a unique manner of handling things, that can surprise unprepared foreigners. This article will enlighten you about the "jeitinho brasileiro", and explain how it can affect your life and business in Brazil.


Understanding Brazilian Addresses

In order to facilitate the identification of places in Brazil this article will help you to understand Brazilian addresses, explaining abbreviations, how to send letters and how to read or write an address on a business card, for example.


Dining Culture in Brazil

Brazilians are people who enjoy eating and like doing it a lot, even with only three meals. Here you will discover more about the Brazilian dinner habits, such as tips on how to behave, culture curiosities and the most searched destinations to eat.


ATA Carnet in Brazil

The ATA Carnet is an efficient method for the temporary importation of goods. The unified and globally accepted system is beneficial for those who need to import goods temporarily and want to reduce taxes, fees and bureaucracy. Here are the basics of how the system functions and where Brazil stands on the ATA Carnet.


The 16 Most Common Brazilian Taxes

Brazil is known for having a high tax burden on its citizens and companies. We will provide an overview of the most common taxes in Brazil, dividing them into Federal, State and Municipal.


Ports of Brazil

With a coastline of 8.500 navigable kilometers, Brazil has a very large port sector that is responsible for more than 90% of the country’s total exports and imports. In this article, we will learn more about the Brazilian port system and its infrastructural problems.


Brazilian Employment Law in a Nutshell

Foreigners often refer to Brazil as a country with very strict labour laws and too many benefits for its employees. In this article we will learn more about the Brazilian labour laws and its reflections on the behavior of Brazilian professionals.


Understanding ICMS

ICMS is one of the most common taxes in Brazil and applies to the commercialisation of goods and services. In this particular article, we will give a detailed approach to this tax, focusing on what it applies to.



Homologation of Bluetooth Equipment in Brazil

Bluetooth equipment is required to undergo specific homologation procedures prior to being allowed to be commercialised in Brazil.

Integration with major E-commerce Marketplaces in Brazil

Marketplace platforms present a high performing sales channel that should be taken into consideration by online retailers operating in Brazil.

Certification of LED Lamps in Brazil

LED lamps are required to undergo certification procedures established by INMETRO in order to be allowed to be commercialized in Brazil.