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English translation: Provisional Contribution on Financial Transactions - CPMF


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Portuguese term or phrase:CPMF
English translation:Provisional Contribution on Financial Transactions - CPMF
Entered by: Cybeles Lehner
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13:10 Jun 20, 2005
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Accounting / general
Portuguese term or phrase: CPMF
Tipo de tarifa governamental cobrada por cada saque bancário.
Cybeles Lehner
Provisional Contribution on Financial Activities - CPMF
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5 +4Provisional Contribution on Financial Activities - CPMF
5Contribuição Provisória sobre Movimentação Financeira
4Tax on banking transactions
Valdemir Fernandes
4Temporary Tax on Financial Transactions
Michael Green



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Provisional Contribution on Financial Activities - CPMF


Local time: 23:50
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Lawyer-Linguist: haha - beat me to it, maybe Financial Transactions?/U2 - yes seems standard
4 mins
  -> Good week! - Yes, but as you see, it is standard

agree  Carlos Castro
15 mins
  -> obrigado

agree  hagan84
54 mins
  -> obrigado

agree  rhandler
57 mins
  -> danke henrik

disagree  Donna Sandin: The tax (euphemism "contribution" has legal reason in Brazil) is definitely on each TRANSACTION not on "activities"
1 hr
  -> You miss the point, I'm positive

agree  Henrique Magalhaes
4 hrs
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Contribuição Provisória sobre Movimentação Financeira

English to follow

Note added at 6 mins (2005-06-20 13:17:09 GMT)

see Clauwolf\'s sugggestion and my other option in my answer to him

Note added at 7 mins (2005-06-20 13:17:28 GMT)

Erratum: suggestion

Note added at 8 mins (2005-06-20 13:18:56 GMT)

The period of application of the Provisional Contribution on Financial.
Activities (CPMF), applicable at 0.38% on every withdrawal from a Brazilian ...
www.pwc.com/images/soacat/highlights_2002_2003.pdf - Similar pages

KPMG no Brasil
... deposit accounts and the transfer of funds without the levy of CPMF (Provisional
Contribution on Financial Activities) or with a levy at the rate of 0%. ...
www.kpmg.com.br/kpmg/en/publicacoes_bancos.asp - 52k - Cached - Similar pages

Seems like this is the standard translation - points to Clauwolf

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Temporary Tax on Financial Transactions

It was supposed to only be temporary (provisória) when it was established, but continues to be extended.

Michael Green
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Tax on banking transactions

Eu costumava traduzir desta forma (esquecendo-se o temporary pois ninguém em sã consciência acredita que será temporário e que as pessoas que lerem a tradução em inglês não estarão importando se é ou não temporário.

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