Guide to Tax in Brazil

Substituição Tributária

Substituição tributária is a tax collection mechanism created with the intention to avoid double taxation and tax evasion during the production of goods and provision of services in Brazil. Know more about this system in this article.


Corporate Income Tax

Not only people have to declare their incomes over the year; companies also do. In this article we will give you more information about the Legal Person Income Tax.


Imposto sobre Propriedade Territorial Rural

Known by the acronym ITR, this tax is charged over properties located in rural areas of Brazil. Know more about who must pay it, what are the rates and cases of exemption.





Introduction to Nota Fiscal Carioca

Similar to Nota Fiscal Paulista, Nota Fiscal Carioca aims to reinforce the tax policy by encouraging consumers to participate more actively in the taxation system. In this article you will find an introduction to Nota Carioca and how it differs from Nota Fiscal Paulista.


Path to National ICMS

There is currently a lot of discussions about getting an unified ICMS interestate rate to end the tax war between states in Brazil. The federal government is proposing a sole tax rate of 4% for all the Brazilian states. Will it be better for the country's growth?


Imposto sobre a Transmissão de Bens Imóveis

In this article, we will provide general information about ITBI, the Inter-Vivos Property Transfer Tax. Discover who must pay it, what are the rates, and the basic legislation regarding it.


Contribuição Previdenciária Patronal (CPP)

In this article we explained what is CPP, a tax burden to be paid by employers. You will check here the rates and the different collection forms of this contribution.


Taxes on Inheritance in Brazil

The Brazilian tax on inheritance is known by the acronym ITCMD. In this article, we will provide general information about it, who must pay it, what are the rates, and the basic legislation regarding it.


Tax on Foreign Investments in Brazil

In order to maintain the Brazilian economic growth, the national government adopts a welcoming policy towards foreign investments. In this article, we outlined the main procedures and rules regarding foreign investments in the country.


Reporting of Financial Activity to the Government

Legal entities in Brazil are required to present the DIPJ to the Receita Federal, a statement containing their economic and tax information. Know in this article who exactly needs to fill up this form and what it should contain.