Correio Braziliense debates the difficulties caused to the country by the tax burden

The structural and bureaucratic obstacles that hinder the country's economic development will be the subject of the seminar Correio Debate: Tax Burden in Brazil, on the 20th. One of the most important points of the discussion is the cost of Brazil, a set of difficulties that make investment more expensive. unemployment, informal work, tax evasion and foreign exchange evasion. Registration is free. To participate, simply register on the website until the eve of the round table.

The opening lecture will be given by the Secretary of Federal Revenue, Jorge Rachid, at 9 am. Then, Edson Vismona, president of the National Forum against Piracy and Illegality (FNCP), and Efraim Filho, federal deputy and president of the Mixed Parliamentary Front to Combat Smuggling and Counterfeiting, will talk about Taxes: a necessary discussion. Several experts deal with the topic Taxation and legal reflexes.
The tax consultant, former Revenue Secretary, Everardo Maciel, and Roberto Haddad, partner responsible for the Tax Department of Consultoria KPMG, and the executive president of the Brazilian Institute of Competition Ethics (ETCO), Evandro Guimarães, will talk about Custo Brasil and the Brazilian Tax System. In closing, the lecture will be given by José Augusto Fernandes, director of Policies and Strategy of the National Confederation of Industry (CNI).

Evandro Guimarães, from ETCO, argues that if there is an increase in taxes, contraband grows, the government, society and industry lose. Thus, it is crucial that this does not happen and that fiscal and structural measures are adopted that allow a fair competitive environment.

“Taxes are required in all countries. We are not going to discuss whether they are good or bad, right or wrong, but it is important to talk about their intensity and usefulness, ”said Paulo César Oliveira, director of marketing and marketing at Correio Braziliense.


Source: Correio Braziliense (14/09)

Senate approves correction in 6,5% of the income tax table

Last Wednesday (17), the Senate approved Provisional Measure 656, with the inclusion of an amendment that provides for a 6,5% increase in the income tax table. The approval came hours after the text was approved by the Chamber. The matter now goes to the Presidency of the Republic for sanction.

The readjustment in the Income Tax table was proposed by the DEM leadership in the Chamber based on the IPCA. The objective of the measure is to compensate for the inflationary loss in the year. The correction, however, is greater than that desired by the government, which advocated a readjustment of only 4,5%, equivalent to the center of the inflation target.

During a press conference this Wednesday at Palácio do Planalto, the Minister of Institutional Relations, Ricardo Berzoini said that the increase in the income tax to 6,5% "was not the government's position".

Source: G1 (17/12)

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