Brazil Colombia Tax TreatySeptember 2022
Brazil and Colombia signed on August 5, 2022 a double tax agreement, DTA, aimed to boost the economic relations between the two countries.
When in force the tax withholding rates will be for dividends, 10% when holding at least 20% of the paying company, otherwise the rate will be 15%.
The withholding rate for payment of interest will be 10% /15%.
For payment of royalties the withholding rates will be similar, 10%/15%.
Brazil Argentina Tax TreatyAugust 2018
The protocol to the 1980 double tax treaty, DTA, between the two countries entered into force on July 29, 2018 applying from January 1, 2019.
According to the DTA the tax withholding rates will be 10%/15% for payment of dividends, 15% for payment of interest and 10%/15% for royalties.
Brazil France Social Security AgreementOctober 2014
The social security agreement between the two countries entered into force on September 1, 2014.
The agreement is aimed to avoid double social security payments for individuals working in the other country.
The agreement applies, inter alia, to sickness and maternity benefits, accident at work, pensions and death grants.
Brazil Bitcoins TaxationMay 2014
According to the Brazilian tax authorities guidelines bitcoins are treated as financial assets.
Individuals holding bitcoins valued more than BRL 35,000 must pay the 15% capital gain tax.
In addition individuals holding bitcoins valued more than BRL 1,000 on December 31, 2013 must report their holding in the annual tax return.
Brazil Tax Rates 2012March 2012
The 2012 corporate income tax rate in Brazil is 34% including surtax and social contribution. The personal income tax rates vary from 7.5% to 27.5%. The highest rate relates to income exceeding BRL 46,939.
The average national VAT rate is 20%.
Brazil New 4% Financial Transactions TaxOctober 2010
The Brazilian government increased the financial transaction tax, IOF, from the previous 2% to a new 4% rate effective from 5/10/10.
The new rate relates to foreign investments in Brazilian fixed income securities and is aimed to prevent short term speculative transactions.
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