June 25, 2021
Brazilian Congress approves five-percentage-point increase to the social contribution tax for banks, insurance companies and other financial services entities
If approved by the President, the social contribution tax would increase by five percentage points for banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions beginning July 1, 2021.
The Brazilian Congress approved the conversion of Provisional Measure (PM) 1034/2021 into law, which would increase the social contribution on net profit (CSLL) by five percentage points for banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions from July 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021. The CSLL would return to the current rates as of January 1, 2022 and onwards.
If the Brazilian President approves the conversion of PM into law in the next few days, then the CSLL rates, beginning July 1, 2021, would be:
Brazilian entities may want to analyze their operations and assess the impact this rate change may have on their operations.