Fact-checking STJ ruling does not impose taxes on individual income tax refunds

Coordinator Gustavo de Toledo Degelo commented to Reuters on the STJ decision that upheld the levying of PIS and COFINS on the corrected amounts of taxes returned to taxpayers.

“It was already an understanding unfavorable to the taxpayer and favorable to the tax authorities that the STJ decided to unify and standardize in order to leave no doubt. The STJ maintained its understanding and now other judges must apply this STJ decision: PIS and Cofins are levied on the Selic portion of the amounts returned to the taxpayer,” said Degelo.

Read the full article and commentary at https://www.reuters.com/fact-check/portugues/TQQDHGWQLBIIDL5YHVICLP7XC4-2024-06-27/

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