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Overview

Currency

Brazilian Real (BRL)

WORKING HOURS

44 hours / week

PUBLIC/BANK HOLIDAYS

9 days per year

CAPITAL

Brasília

LANGUAGE

Portuguese

REMOTE WORKERS

7.3 million

as of January 2021

MINIMUM HOURLY SALARY

€9.80

TAX YEAR

1st Jan - 31st Dec

DATE FORMAT

DD / MM / YYYY

MISCLASSIFICATION PENALTIES

Fines of BRL 400,000 per employee, plus retroactive social security contribution, FGTS, and vacation with an interest of 75% to 225%. 

FUN FACT

In Brazil, voting is mandatory; hence, the police cannot arrest or detain any voter five days before election and two days after the election.

 

 
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