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Brazil Tax Reform Advances in Congress

In July, Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies approved a proposed tax reform that aims to improve the efficiency, fairness, and simplicity of the country’s tax system by consolidating multiple taxes into a single value-added tax (VAT). Reducing corporate income tax rates is intended to attract more investment and stimulate economic growth. The tax reform also simplifies tax compliance procedures, making it easier for individuals and businesses to file taxes and reducing administrative burdens. The impact of Brazil’s tax reform on U.S. exporters depends on the specific changes made to the tax system. Exporters should discuss opportunities with commercial specialists in their respective sector.

Simplifying tax compliance procedures and reducing corporate income tax rates may make it easier and more cost-effective for U.S. exporters to do business in Brazil, potentially lowering compliance costs and making Brazil a more attractive market for their goods and services.

It is important to mention that despite the progress after decades under discussion in Congress, the text has not yet been approved in the Senate, and some of its amendments may take several years to take effect, as the proposal proposes a gradual simplification of rates.

For more information on the topic, please reach out to Diogo Pinto at CS Brazil ( to discuss opportunities in your company’s industry.