The legal assistance in Customs Duty aims to enable the company on taking informed decisions about the issues faced in the import and export operations in front of the tax authorities and inspection agencies, as well as to plan these operations.
For better performance and safety, our expertise includes not only IRS, but other agencies that interfere at the customs clearance procedures such as ANVISA.
It is usual that Companies don´t have their own staff dedicated to customs issues. That is why in some cases important decisions lack the support of focused legal advice.
Our legal advice do not overlap the customs services. The customs clearance service provider or “customs broker” acts a paralegal service to support burocratic procedures. Our role is to support to the decisions that needs to be taken by the company that wil impact on the way of the paralegal performs his work.
With legal support, the customs broker will be supported to defend the company´s interest, increasing the chances of success in any operation.
We provide the following services:
Legal opinions on tax issues
Mercosur Joint Classification Standard
Import Tariff Reduction Request
Support for the filling for Authorized Economic Operator in Brazil (AEO)
Regardless of whether the company profile is aggressive or risk adverse our objective is that decisions on foreign trade are made with the knowledge of the risks involved. The solid previous knowledge allows corrections involved the customs process and minimize liabilities.
For this reason at our firm Customs Law is one of our main focus.