The complexity of the Brazilian tax system requires best tax practices in order to mitigate the high tax burden borne by companies.Our firm’s clients count on us as a partner with a highly trained and and capable team to find the best tax solutions for them. We do this through clear and accurate assessments of tax obligations, detailed and effective tax planning and high quality representation before the tax authorities and in the courts.
Our work in the tax area is defined with an emphasis on (among others) the following services:
- Consultancy on the application of federal, state, municipal tax laws and international tax treaties
- Filing of lawsuits with the objective of contesting tax requirements and obtaining the recognition of tax credits owed due to undue charges levied by the tax authorities.
- Development of tax planning according to and within tax legislation
- Presentation of defenses to cancel tax charges and penalties before tax authorities
- Legal opinions about the application of tax legislation as it applies to the operations of the company
- Preparation of requests for reimbursement of tax credits before tax authorities
- Presentation of consultations to the tax authorities questioning the application of tax legislation
- Tax review of the application of tax legislation as performed by the taxpayer in order to identify tax credits or tax liabilities
- Auditing of legal services provided in judicial and administrative tax proceedings