Tax reform and tax on goods and services discussed at event

The objective of the event is to debate crucial aspects of tax reform proposals, focusing on the creation of a value added tax in Brazil.
法学
06 三月 2023
Tax reform and tax on goods and services discussed at event

The Nucleus for Fiscal Studies at Fundação Getulio Vargas’ Sao Paulo Law School is holding an event called “The Constitution and tax on goods and services: key tax reform issues.” This public event will take place on March 14, at 8:30 am, in hybrid format, in person in the Sao Paulo Law School’s auditorium and livestreamed on the school’s YouTube channel.

The objective of the event is to debate crucial aspects of tax reform proposals, focusing on the creation of a value added tax in Brazil.

In the first session, ways of overcoming the impasse between federal and local governments to approve a tax on goods and services will be discussed with academics and government representatives. The second debate will address the issue of setting a single rate for the tax on goods and services and personalized refunds, as well as sector-specific impacts of tax reform. 

Program:

8:30 am – Opening remarks

  • Eurico de Santi, coordinator of Nucleus for Fiscal Studies, Sao Paulo Law School
  • Isaías Coelho, coordinator of Nucleus for Fiscal Studies, Sao Paulo Law School
  • Melina Rocha, executive coordinator of “Value Added Tax in the 21st Century research project, Nucleus for Fiscal Studies, Sao Paulo Law School 

8:40 am – How can we overcome the impasse between federal and local governments to approve a tax on goods and services?

Presentation of problem:

  • Eurico de Santi, coordinator of Nucleus for Fiscal Studies, Sao Paulo Law School
  • Isaías Coelho, coordinator of Nucleus for Fiscal Studies, Sao Paulo Law School
  • Melina Rocha, executive coordinator of “Value Added Tax in the 21st Century” research project, Nucleus for Fiscal Studies, Sao Paulo Law School

Debaters:

  • Carlos Eduardo Xavier, Rio Grande do Norte state finance secretary and president of National Committee of State Finance Secretaries (COMSEFAZ)
  • Luiz Cláudio Gomes, Minas Gerais state finance undersecretary
  • Giovanna Victer, Salvador municipal finance secretary (to be confirmed)
  • Paulo Caliendo, legal advisor, National Confederation of Municipalities
  • Sérgio Gobetti, economist, Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA) and technical advisor, Rio Grande do Sul State Finance Secretariat
  • José Tostes, former Federal Revenue Service secretary
  • Ângelo de Angelis, member of Technical Commission of Brazilian Federation of Associations of State Tax Inspectors (Febrafite)

1:00 pm – Setting a single rate for the tax on goods and services, personalized refunds and sector-specific impacts

Presentation of problem:

  • Isaías Coelho, coordinator of Nucleus for Fiscal Studies, Sao Paulo Law School
  • Melina Rocha, executive coordinator of “Value Added Tax in the 21st Century” research project, Nucleus for Fiscal Studies, Sao Paulo Law School
  • Carlos Eduardo Navarro, professor at FGV Law and researcher on “Value Added Tax in the 21st Century” research project, Nucleus for Fiscal Studies, Sao Paulo Law School

Debaters:

  • Alberto Barreix, former chief fiscal economist, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Giovanni Padilha, state tax auditor, Rio Grande do Sul
  • Débora Freire, fiscal policy undersecretary, Finance Ministry (to be confirmed)
  • Edson Domingues, professor, Minas Gerais Federal University
  • Marina Thiago, advocacy manager, PraSer Justo
  • Rodrigo Orair, researcher, Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA), and director of Finance Ministry’s Tax Reform Program
  • Leonel Pessoa, professor, FGV Sao Paulo Law School
  • Mário Sérgio Telles, executive manager, economics, National Confederation of Industry
  • Eduardo Fleury, founder and head of tax law at FCR Law

To take part, please sign up here.

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