Updates of the Week: The current scenario of startups in Brazil

Posted by Aline Ribeiro on September 6, 2021 Bruno Drummond comments on the Startups boom Check out the full audio of the interview in our Podcast: In the third episode of the “Updates of the Week” segment, we talked with Bruno Drummond, partner and founder of Drummond Advisors, about the boom of startups in Brazil. According to Drummond, […]

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Are You Eligible For The R&D Tax Incentive?

Businesses involved in research and development (R&D) projects can claim a 15% tax credit for the 2019-20 income year. R&D has a specific statutory definition for the purposes of tax credit which is not the same as the commercial, engineering or accounting definitions. The tax credit is not just for scientific research but also for […]

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Vivian Mao Mentors Young Professionals at Study Melbourne Hub’s Pitch Bootcamp

Vivian Mao, Partner at Dezan Shira & Associates’ Shanghai office, joined Study Melbourne Hub’s Pitch Bootcamp as a judge and mentor. Hosted alongside AustCham Shanghai, the Pitch Bootcamp was a one-day career acceleration program designed to bring together talented youth from Victorian universities as well as local executives and professionals. Over 70 students and 60+ […]

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Wage Subsidy, Resurgence Support Payments And Leave Support Scheme

As we are back at COVID 19 Level 4 for a minimum period of 7 days for Auckland and 3 days for the rest of the country, the wage subsidy, resurgence support payment and the leave support scheme are available. Wages Subsidy (WS) This is available when we move to COVID Alert Levels 3 and […]

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Ines Liu Joins “Women in Tech: Women Support Women” Panel Discussion as Moderator

On August 30 2021, Ines Liu, International Business Advisory Manager, took part in and moderated the panel discussion – Women in Tech: Women Support Women – hosted by the European Chamber of Commerce Beijing Chapter. Over the years, women have come a long way in the workforce, and have made great strides in leadership roles.  […]

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New Ordinance (NO. 25/2021-DIREX/PF) extends the suspension of migratory periods and extends the period for Regularization with the Federal Police

New Ordinance NO. 25/2021 – DIREX/PF, of August 17, 2021 was published in the Official Federal Gazette, providing for the extension of the period for migratory regularization in the scope of Federal Police. Considering that there is still a significant number of immigrants pending regularization in Brazil, with the gradual resumption of appointments with and service […]

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Planning For Seasonal Dips In Income

Seasonal dips in income can be highly challenging when you’re a small business. But there are proactive ways to predict, plan for and overcome these seasonal dips in income. The key to dealing with seasonal dips is to know when they’re most likely to occur, and to have measures in place to spread your income […]

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Going Digital – Adam Livermore Joins Panel at the Accounting & Finance Show Hong Kong

On July 29, 2021, Adam Livermore, partner at Dezan Shira & Associates, joined a panel discussion at the virtual event Accounting & Finance Show Hong Kong held by Terrapinn. Along with a range of experts, Adam shared his insights from a technical point of view regarding why it is important for companies to shift their accounting practices into […]

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Brazilian Companies breaking records in the American stock market

2021 has already seen the largest number of Brazilian IPOs in the USA.  The deals involved Vtex, Zenziam, Patria and Vinvi.  This year, five companies are still planning to debut on the NASDAQ or NYSE (US stock exchanges) by December, among them may be Nubank and Hotmart. In the last 5 years, Brazilian companies raised […]

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Important Factors for Hiring Quality Employee Benefit Plan Auditors

The AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center (EBPAQC) has published a plan advisory called “The Importance of Hiring a Quality Auditor to Perform Your Employee Benefit Plan Audit.” This advisory was created for plan administrators to have a guide to follow the important process of hiring an auditor with the correct experience to audit […]

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