Singapore and Brazil have signed an agreement for the avoidance of double taxation (DTA). The treaty will allow for double taxation relief for foreign investors, in an effort to streamline bilateral trade and at the same time encourage investment cooperation.
Singapore has signed more than eighty such deals and our accountants in Singapore can give you detailed information about the manner in which taxation is influenced when these treaties apply.
The provisions of the Brazil – Singapore DTA
The double tax treaty between Singapore and Brazil was signed by the two foreign ministers, following Brazil’s Foreign Minister three-day visit to the city-state. During the meeting, the two officials also announced that Singapore was removed from Brazil’s list of low-tax jurisdictions.
The agreement for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion applies to all taxes on income levied by the two signatory parties. More specifically, in case of Singapore the treaty concerns the income tax and in the case of Brazil, it concerns the corporate income tax.
The DTA will enter an early ratification process. Our experts who provide accounting services in Singapore are able to give you complete information on how this deal applies the taxation of profits derived from Singapore if you are a foreign investor from Brazil.
Singapore – Brazil economic cooperation
Bilateral cooperation and trade between Brazil and Singapore have increased in recent years, and so have reciprocal investments. The two parties have also talked about entering a free trade agreement between Singapore and the Mercosur member states consisting of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay. The aim of the free trade agreement would be the promotion of investment between these states but also an increased trade volume.
The team at our accounting firm in Singapore can give you complete information about the taxation of foreign investors, especially from countries in the Mercosur bloc.
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