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LEGAL ASPECTS OF BECOMING AN ANGEL INVESTOR IN BRAZIL

Since the beginning of 2017, Supplementary Law n° 156/2016 has established rules for being an angel investor in Brazil. According to the  law, angel investors aren’t considered partners, nor have management duties or the right to vote on a company’s board of directors. Congress passed a law in 2017 to regulate the relationship between startups […]

BUYING REAL ESTATE IN BRAZIL AS A FOREIGNER

BUYING REAL ESTATE IN BRAZIL AS A FOREIGNER Foreign nationals can acquire real state in Brazil since 2002 if meeting some conditions; check some tips…. Can foreigners buy real estate in Brazil? With regard to properties located in Brazil’s urban areas, foreigners are free to buy this type of property, and these properties can be […]

WHAT DOES FGTS MEAN?

WHAT DOES FGTS MEAN? If you’re going to work in Brazil, you must know this acronym what is fgts in brazil? Any employee who works in Brazil is familiar with the acronym FGTS, although not many know what it actually means. The FGTS (“Fundo de Garantia do Tempo de Serviço”) is a scheme that has […]

Brazilian Permanent Investor Visa: New Rules

Brazilian Permanent Investor Visa: New Rules The Brazilian Labor Ministry recently changed the rules to obtain an Investor Visa. The newly rules were issued by the Normative Resolution (RN) n° 118, dated October 21, 2015. The main amendment concerns the minimum amount to be invested in a Brazilian company. This minimum investment, which previously amounted […]

EXPATRIATES: INCOME TAX IN BRAZIL

As of March 1st, Brazilian tax-residents need to send their tax-returns on the income earned in Brazil to the Brazilian tax authorities. This “adjustment” tax-return (“Declaração de imposto de renda de pessoa fisica” (DIRPF) in Portuguese) is mandatory and must be sent to the Brazilian tax authorities by April 30, 2016. This is called an […]

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BRAZIL’S LABOR REFORM : WHAT CHANGES NOW?

Approved back in July by Congress and President Michel Temer, Brazil’s labor reform will be effective on November 11. Law number 13,467/2017 altered over 110 articles of the country’s the labor legal framework. While most changes will be implemented right away, some still depend on negotiations between companies and workers. The government argues that the […]

LEGAL ASPECTS OF BECOMING AN ANGEL INVESTOR IN BRAZIL

Since the beginning of 2017, Supplementary Law n° 156/2016 has established rules for being an angel investor in Brazil. According to the  law, angel investors aren’t considered partners, nor have management duties or the right to vote on a company’s board of directors. Congress passed a law in 2017 to regulate the relationship between startups […]

BUYING REAL ESTATE IN BRAZIL AS A FOREIGNER

BUYING REAL ESTATE IN BRAZIL AS A FOREIGNER Foreign nationals can acquire real state in Brazil since 2002 if meeting some conditions; check some tips…. Can foreigners buy real estate in Brazil? With regard to properties located in Brazil’s urban areas, foreigners are free to buy this type of property, and these properties can be […]

WHAT DOES FGTS MEAN?

WHAT DOES FGTS MEAN? If you’re going to work in Brazil, you must know this acronym what is fgts in brazil? Any employee who works in Brazil is familiar with the acronym FGTS, although not many know what it actually means. The FGTS (“Fundo de Garantia do Tempo de Serviço”) is a scheme that has […]

REPATRIATION OF UNDISCLOSED OVERSEAS ASSETS

Brazilian Revenue Authorities have created a special tax regime for assets of residents in Brazil that are held overseas. Brazilian Law number 13,254, from January 13, 2016, and a Normative Ruling from March 11, 2016, established a Special Tax Regime and Foreign Currency Market Regulation (RERCT). It allows Brazilian tax residents to regularize their fiscal […]

Brazilian Permanent Investor Visa: New Rules

Brazilian Permanent Investor Visa: New Rules The Brazilian Labor Ministry recently changed the rules to obtain an Investor Visa. The newly rules were issued by the Normative Resolution (RN) n° 118, dated October 21, 2015. The main amendment concerns the minimum amount to be invested in a Brazilian company. This minimum investment, which previously amounted […]

EXPATRIATES: INCOME TAX IN BRAZIL

As of March 1st, Brazilian tax-residents need to send their tax-returns on the income earned in Brazil to the Brazilian tax authorities. This “adjustment” tax-return (“Declaração de imposto de renda de pessoa fisica” (DIRPF) in Portuguese) is mandatory and must be sent to the Brazilian tax authorities by April 30, 2016. This is called an […]