Deloitte is a leading Tax consulting service provider in Brazil, relying on its experienced and market-recognized professionals, frequently quoted as ranking among the best in the country. Luiz Rezende is the Tax deputy leader at the firm. The firm is committed to helping clients leverage technology to design, implement and monitor tax functions. Deloitte’s tax applications are specifically developed to deal with the Brazilian environment and are aimed at helping clients comply with Brazilian legislation.
Araújo e Policastro Advogados has built a reputation as one of the most respected full-service law firms in Brazil, with a long-standing reputation for excellence in various areas of legal practice since its foundation in 1962.
The firm has been successful in keeping its original goal: providing high quality legal services in a professional, innovative and practical manner.
Machado Meyer provides innovative legal solutions by combining expertise in various areas of law, broad knowledge of legislation and a thorough understanding of the matter. The firm has organized professionals specialized in advising clients abroad, creating multidisciplinary groups, especially in Germany, Latin America, Iberia, and Asia.
VRBF’s Tax practice is divided into two areas: (i) tax consulting (direct and indirect taxation advisory and cross-border transactions matters); and (ii) tax litigation on administrative and judicial courts regarding all tax matters (direct and indirect taxes). Customs is also practiced by the tax teams.
The teams have a deep knowledge about the tax rules in force and the Case-Law and some of the advisors have intense academic activities, what is reflected in the very sophisticated work they develop concerning complex issues.
VRBF tax team has another very important and refined skill which refers to working with free-trade zones and the Special Economic Zone called Zona Franca de Manaus, where one of the offices are located. Tax incentives are a core topic of VRBF’s tax practice.
Machado Associados - Brazil
Machado Associados’ tax practice has long been one of the most reputable in Brazil. The firm is proud to have a solid and impressive client list, mainly in the automobile, cosmetics, education, energy, infrastructure, pharmaceutical, and technology sectors.
The partners and associates at Machado Associados have an in-depth knowledge of the complex Brazilian tax laws and the business of the clients, which allows the firm to offer efficient, strategic, and high-quality services.
Machado Associados has around fifty professionals in the tax department divided in five sub-areas: (a) direct taxes/transfer pricing; (b) indirect taxes; (c) tax litigation; (d) labour taxes; and (e) international taxation.
The headquarters are in São Paulo and there are offices in Brasília, and Rio de Janeiro.
Several of Machado Associados’ partners have a strong background in accounting, economics and business administration, which gives the firm an advantage in relation to both traditional law firms and accounting/consulting firms, making it regular for foreign law firms to consult with Machado Associados about tax matters in Brazil.
Machado Associados’ consulting practice continuously seeks to provide a unique and comprehensive approach to each case, combining an extensive experience and understanding of the Brazilian tax scenario with the careful analysis of the factual context and the goals of the clients, to deliver objective and accurate solutions to add value to their businesses.
The firm successfully advises the clients on disputes regarding tax matters, at both the administrative and judicial levels. Machado Associados´ lawyers take all measures against tax assessment notices and prepare and follow-up lawsuits to challenge tax collections or obtain the refund of taxes unduly paid. The team develops innovative legal arguments, capable of reflecting the most appropriate application of the tax rules to the clients’ businesses.
WTS Global: Machado Associados is the member firm in Brazil of this respected international network, which is strongly focused on the tax area and recognized as one of the worldwide leaders in the sector. WTS Global is headquartered in Germany and is present in over 100 countries. For more information check: WTS Global
Latin American Tax and Legal Network – LATAXNET: Machado Associados has founded LATAXNET in 2002. The network relies on 17 top tier law firms that cover the Latin America. Lataxnet allows Machado Associados, as an important differential, the possibility of executing projects simultaneously, quickly, and efficiently, throughout the whole region. For more information check: LATAXNET
Mannrich e Vasconcelos' highly-specialized partners, associates and consultants apply their legal skills to add value to and improve clients' businesses, in order to make the practice of law an instrument for sustainable economic development.
Our team assists clients in an efficient and customized manner, in search for strictly technical, safe and innovative solutions.
The tax team: