Brazilian Congress Pardons R$1 Billion in Churches’ Debts

Tax debts and fines charged by the Federal Revenue would be annulled through a bill passed by Congress; the President, who has already opposed taxes paid by temples, has until September 11th to sanction or veto the measure.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A bill passed by Congress may annul churches' tax debts accumulated after inspections and fines charged by the Federal Revenue. According to Estadão/Broadcast, the pardon would amount to almost R$1 billion (US$200 million).

The text is pending sanction or veto by President Jair Bolsonaro, who has in the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?