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Making Sense Of Brazil's Taxation System

Thursday December 20, 2018 (21:05:34)

The Brazilian taxation system has been called tricky, complex, or downright confusing!

With around 90 forms for tax, duties and contributions, this description isn’t too surprising. So let’s try to simplify matters by breaking down the system as far as possible. To an extent, tax in Brazil can be classified according to the department collecting the taxes.   more ...

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Brazil - Recommended Expat Blogs

Tuesday June 27, 2017 (13:27:44)
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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Brazil and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.   more ...

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Nine Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Move To Brazil

Saturday May 06, 2017 (02:40:47)
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The largest country in South America and home to a sizeable expat community, Brazil is known for its beautiful beaches, lush jungles and vibrant cities. Brazil has many job opportunities to offer on account of its robust economy and thriving mining, agricultural and manufacturing sectors.   more ...

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Brazil - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Friday January 27, 2017 (15:32:40)
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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Brazil and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.   more ...

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Brazil - Recommended Blogs

Wednesday October 05, 2016 (13:08:43)
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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Brazil and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.   more ...

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The Zika Virus - What Do Expats In Brazil Need To Know?

Monday October 03, 2016 (14:03:05)
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The Zika virus has been in and out of the news over the last several months, with the World Health Organization (WHO) issuing alerts of potential outbreaks across several South American countries. There is evidence of the virus in 18 countries and regions in Latin American and Caribbean territories.   more ...

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Tips From British Expats In Brazil

Friday August 14, 2015 (11:35:22)
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Brazil is one of the top expat locations in the world, and although the majority of foreigners living in the country are from neighboring regions, more and more people from the UK are choosing to move to Brazil, whether for work or retirement. There are many reasons for this, including of course the beaches, the food, the music, the warm and fun-loving culture, the weather, and the booming economy.   more ...

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5 Things No One Tells You About Living In Brazil

Wednesday July 08, 2015 (18:39:28)
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Brazil is famous all over the world for its beaches, its music, the Carnival, cachaça, coffee, and football. Those who are a bit more familiar with the country also know that it’s one of the fastest growing economies, as well as one of the world’s emerging global powers.   more ...

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Brazil – Five Recommended Expat Blogs

Tuesday May 12, 2015 (21:11:15)

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Brazil and some of the bloggers who write about living there.

NY2Rio
http://ny2rio.com/

With a wealth of information about things to do, places to go and local cuisine, NY2Rio provides a fun-filled insight into life in Brazil. Pamela is a frequent traveller and has a series of guides to various countries (including Brazil, of course) which can be accessed from the top menu. The ‘graffiti’ section gives a look at street art around the country, and the ‘culture’ section is a must-read for any expats with families who are looking for an interesting day out.   more ...

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Ten Basic Phrases In Portuguese For Expats Moving To Brazil

Thursday April 30, 2015 (02:19:01)

Brazil is one of the world’s fastest growing economies, an emerging global power, and a major tourist destination because of its rich cultural history, its buzzing cities, and its varied landscape, from the dense, exotic jungles to the long coastline with fantastic beaches. It’s no surprise that the country is one of the major expat locations in the world.

In many ways, Brazil is an easy country for expats to settle into. The population is multicultural, and is rather friendly and welcoming to outsiders. However, learning a local language is always a great idea. It is possible to get along by associating mostly with expats who speak your language, but it’s not easy. Every now and then, you are bound to find yourself in a situation where knowing at least a bit of the local language will help. Moreover, you’ll have a much richer experience if you interact with the locals – for which, in Brazil, you need to know Portuguese.   more ...