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Posted August 12, 2021 by Gabriel Pezzato
BRAZIL’s NF3e postponed

The Sinief Agreement 14/21 introduced changes in the NF3e framework. The Agreement established a deadline for the transmission of the NF3e issued in contingency mode, which must be transmitted immediately after the end of the contingency scenario. It also introduced the contingency scenario during the use of mobile equipment of electricity consumption reading when such […]

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Posted August 12, 2021 by Gabriel Pezzato
BRAZIL’s NFCE: unique identification postponed

The Sinief Agreement (Ajuste Sinief) 17/21 postponed the requirement for an NFCe to be uniquely identified by an identifier comprising the CNPJ (tax id) of the issuer, number, series and issuance type until 5 September 2022. Previously expected to be enforced in 1st September 2021, the requirement was delayed by one year. The States of […]

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Posted August 12, 2021 by Gabriel Pezzato
BRAZIL: Changes to classification codes delayed

The Sinief Agreement (Ajuste Sinief 12/21) postponed the implementation of codes used in e-invoices for classification of transactions (eg. taxed, partially taxed, exempt, non-taxed etc), and identification of taxation regime and type of supply (eg: sales of gas to final customers). Previously expected to be enforced in 1 Jan 2022, the Agreement effectively impacts the […]

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Posted August 12, 2021 by Gabriel Pezzato
BRAZIL’s NFe and NFCe: Obligation to appoint the intermediary’s tax ID postponed

Brazil’s tax authorities delayed the inclusion of the CNPJ (tax ID) of the intermediary or agent in commercial transactions performed in a physical or virtual environment. The publication of version 1.30 of the Technical Note (NT) 2020.006 implements the Sinief Agreements (Ajustes Sinief) 19/21 and 20/21, postponing the content requirement for NFes and NFCes, respectively.

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Posted July 7, 2021 by Gabriel Pezzato
Brazil: NCM table changed

The Technical Note 2016.003 has been updated and is now in version 2.00. The Technical Note changes the NCM table and is effective from July 2021. The NCM codes are part of NFe content and identify goods in Mercosul/Mercosur.

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Posted July 7, 2021 by Gabriel Pezzato
Brazil: Buyer’s response deadline changed

The Technical Note 2020.001 has been updated and is now in version 1.10. The new version implements regulatory updated introduced by the Sinief Agreement 44/20, changing deadlines for buyer’s responses on the NF-e flow, as follows: – Events confirmation, non-confirmation, or transaction not performed: up to 180 days after clearance; – Acknowledgment of an NF-e: […]

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Posted June 18, 2021 by Gabriel Pezzato
Brazil NFe: Schema of the NT 2021.001 published

The schema of version 1.00 of the NT 2021.001 has been published. The NT 2021.001 introduces the new NFe event “proof of delivery of the NFe”. The event registers a proof of delivery of the supply to its recipient, and can be used from 22 June 2021.The schema of version 1.00 of the NT 2021.001 […]

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Posted October 24, 2019 by Ramón Frias
EFD-Reinf Version 2.0 Delayed

On October 14, 2019, the General Coordinator of Audits for the Federal Tax Administration in Brazil (Receita Federal), published Executive Ruling 55 revoking Version 2.0 of the EFD-Reinf layout. In so doing, it restores the Executive Ruling 65 (September 2018) Establishing Reinf Layout Version 1.4 as the required format. As a result, the planned expanded […]

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