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How Brazilian courts cripple public finances

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How Brazilian courts cripple public finances

In a 6-4 vote, the Supreme Court decided that companies buying inputs produced in the Duty-Free Zone of Manaus are entitled to record credits on manufactured goods tax. The decision will lower federal revenue by BRL 10-16bn. With that money, it would be possible to increase the Bolsa Família cash-transfer program by 50%, or federal infrastructure investments by 60%.

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