Agenda - Specific taxation


Source: Gazeta Mercantil, 23/07/2007

July 23, 2007 - In order to contribute to a better understanding of the Brazilian tax system, the Brazilian Institute of Ethics in Competition gathered in a book, which will be distributed from the 25th, expert opinions, dealing with important aspects of taxation ad rem. The book was coordinated by the legal expert Hamilton Dias de Souza and the opinions of Alberto Xavier, Ives Gandra da Silva Martins, Sacha Calmon Navarro Coêlho, José Souto Maior Borges, Alcides Jorge Costa, Gustavo Madi Rezende and Tomas Anker. According to André Montoro Filho, president of Etco, the ease of collecting and inspecting specific taxes are a powerful weapon in combating tax evasion and in preventing competition imbalances.