Judiciary Branch Removes Additional 10% Penalty over FGTS Paid in Dismissals Without Cause
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Judiciary Branch Removes Additional 10% Penalty over FGTS Paid in Dismissals Without Cause

Judiciary Branch has been issuing favorable injunctions to the taxpayers, excluding the additional penalty of 10% (General Social Contribution) over Employee Severance Indemnity Fund – FGTS paid in case of dismissals without cause. Currently, to dismiss without cause, besides FGTS’ penalty of 40% destined to the employee, the companies must pay this additional penalty of...

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Compliance as a Social Factor and the Importance of its Added Value to the Businesses
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Compliance as a Social Factor and the Importance of its Added Value to the Businesses

Brazil is, unfortunately in a reverse manner, undergoing a moment of deep reflection in relation to acts of corporate management, further involving a deep crisis of moral conscience and ethical behavior. Despite the need of investments in educational base policies, fundamental to minimize disastrous performances which go against ethics and transparency, the culture of compliance...

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São Paulo’s Municipality raises the ITBI rate to 3%
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São Paulo’s Municipality raises the ITBI rate to 3%

Em 29/12/2014, por meio da Lei Ordinária Municipal nº 16.098/14, o Município de São Paulo elevou, de 2% para 3% (aumento de 50%), a alíquota do Imposto sobre Transmissão de Bens Imóveis – ITBI, cuja exigibilidade ocorrerá a partir de abril de 2015. Acerca da referida majoração, importante registrar que, i) em razão dos princípios...

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