Brazil provides Federal Tax exemption for foodstuffs

Wed 20th Mar 2013

From 8 March 2013, a number of basic foodstuffs are to qualify as exempt from the Federal Tax, IPI (Imposto sobre Produtos Industrializados.

The foodstuffs (Cesta Básica) include meat, sugar, butter, fish and basic toiletaries.

There are a range of consumption and VAT taxes in Brazil, which you may review in our country section.