According to the investigations, the professionals are hired as a legal entity and pay lower tax rates than they would pay with a formal contract. They also do not have access to some labor rights, such as FGTS and INSS. The operation started last year
According to the portal Twitter, there are 20 other anchors, journalists, artists and former Globo professionals who received fines. Another 43 were assessed in 2020. All are appealing.
In a note to the Poder360, Globo said that all forms of hiring practiced by the company, including in relation to journalist William Bonner, are within the law and all taxes are paid regularly.
“Like any company, Globo is subject to inspections, having also guaranteed by law the right to question, in its defense, possible undue charges from the tax authorities”, the station positioned itself in a statement.
The IRS charges payment of taxes due. O Poder360 awaits positioning of the organ.
Professionals are hired as legal entities. This means that less tax is paid in relation to employees who have a formal contract.
What does the law say: it is possible to outsource certain services, but you cannot hierarchy relationship (the professional works within the company and has a boss, without being a formal employee) and exclusivity (being a PJ and working offering services for only one company; for example, being a reporter or presenter for a single TV station). If there is respect for hierarchy and exclusivity, a fraud of the law is configured.
When is PJ allowed in journalism? When a professional reports or writes articles for several different vehicles, for example.
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