Filipe Vasconcelos Fernandes (Consultant) writes an opinion article for Jornal de Negócios about the Extraordinary Contribution on the suppliers of the medical devices industry of the SNS ("Contribuição Extraordinária sobre dispositivos médicos") foreseen in the State Budget for 2020.

"This is a tax that arises from the creation of other "systemic" contributions that continue to proliferate in other sectors of economic activity (banking, energy, pharmaceuticals) and which, not infrequently, constitute real hidden taxes or, alternatively, categories of tax that should be replicated in the constitutional tax regime".

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