Thais Rodrigues is a partner in the Rio de Janeiro office of Tauil & Chequer Advogados’ Tax practice. She focuses her practice on tax consultancy to national and international clients, mainly those engaged in the oil, gas and energy industries. Thais advises clients especially on Brazilian direct tax (corporate income taxes, federal taxes on revenues, social securities contributions etc) matters and Brazilian Central Bank regulatory compliance associated with their operations in Brazil and abroad, as well as represents taxpayers on proceedings before Brazilian Federal Revenue Office. She also advises clients on tax planning, tax compliance matters, due diligences and corporate restructures issues. Her experience includes the review of entities’ compliance with Brazilian labor and social security contributions issues.
Thais’s previous work experience includes: Tax Manager, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Jan/2004 – Jan/2011; Law Clerk, Gaia, Silva & Rolim Advogados Associados, 2002-2004, Law Clerk, Hamilton Quirino Camara Advogados Associados, 2001-2002.
Participated on the corporate restructure of a major international company engaged on the oil and gas industry, focusing on tax and regulatory (Brazilian Central Bank) issues.
Participated on tax and labor due diligences, representing both the target and the buyer.
Review of international clients’ contracts to assure the compliance with Brazilian tax rules.
Represented national and international companies in tax litigation regarding administrative proceedings related to corporate and withholding income tax, tax on distribution of goods and services, social insurance contribution, and other matters.
New York University, Global Conference "Adaptive Leadership and Business Development" 2017
Instituto Brasileiro de Executivos de Finanças – IBEF, Rio de Janeiro, Specialization on Tax Aspects of Electricity Industry
Central de Extensão – Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Legal English
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Basic, Intermediate and Advance Direct and Indirect Taxes Courses
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Basic, Intermediate and Advance Accounting Courses
Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Bachelor of Law (JD equivalent)
Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro/Agência Nacional do Petróleo , Certificate in Oil & Gas Law, PRH33; ANP scholar
Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais, PUC/MG, Accounting in Progress