Tax substitution reflects on drinks

The inclusion of wines and sparkling wines in the list of products in tax substitution in Rio de Janeiro reignites an old discussion about the taxation of beverages. In Rio Grande do Sul, the measure does not seem to have any impact, since the tax substitution in the segment has been adopted since 2009. However, it is necessary to pay attention to the interstate relations between the two states. Since the beginning of this month, the drink has joined the list of products in tax substitution in the state of Rio de Janeiro.

Source: Jornal do Comércio / RS - 12/11/2014

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