ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Jun 2011

In June 2011, the government of Brazil announced a targeted tax change.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 15 Jun 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Tax or social insurance relief

On 15 July 2011, the Internal Revenue Service of Brazil (Receita Federal) published Decree No. 7.525 on the special tax relief programme entitled RECOPA (Regime Especial de Tributaçăo para Construçăo, Ampliaçăo, Reforma ou Modernizaçăo de Estádios de Futebol), which grants customs import duties, VAT and social contributions (PIS/COFINS) exemptions on imported machinery and materials for construction projects related to the FIFA World Cup of 2014. However, the suspension of import duty for such machinery and materials is only granted for goods that cannot be locally sourced. 

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