Tax and Customs

Tax and Customs Solutions

Commercial transactions, both domestic and abroad, always raise complex tax considerations.

This maxim also applies in Brazil, where the best tax advisors combine economic expertise with legal knowledge in an effort to facilitate business operations. For customs matters, specialized legal representation reduces the risk of bureaucratic obstacles hindering a company’s operation.

R$ 2.9 bi
Total value of goods seized by Brazilian tax authorities in customs enforcement actions throughout 2016


Almeida Advogados' highly-skilled tax team not only advises clients on judicial and administrative proceedings, but also on tax planning and consulting.

Our main tax-related activities include:

  • Tax planning and structuring;

  • Counseling on the tax consequences of mergers, acquisitions, incorporations, demergers and liquidations of companies, as well as guidelines on domestic and foreign investments;

  • Consulting on structuring estate planning, the formation of family holdings, wills and gifts;

  • Handling litigation before administrative and judicial courts;

  • Advising on tax liability and risk classification for each case and counseling on the financial impact thereof;

  • Providing periodic follow-up on the relevant administrative and judicial precedents;

  • Undertaking tax due diligence in corporate transactions;

  • Advising on matters related to foreign trade;

  • Transfer pricing;

  • BEPS;

  • Describing and determining the application of special tax regimes.

Our Practice Areas

Corporate, M&A and Contracts
BANKING & FINANCE CAPITAL MARKETS Private Equity
Infrastructure and Project Finance
ENERGY MINING Oil & Gas
Labor, Employment and Social Security
IMMIGRATION EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION
Technology, Media and Telecommunications
DATA PROTECTION & CYBERSECURITY