On August 9, ICMS Covenant No. 101 was published, authorizing the State of Bahia to relieve or reduce penalties, interest and other additions concerning tax debts related to ICMS whose triggering events happened until June 30, 2013. The debt can be paid with a reduction of up to 100%, if collected in cash until November 29, 2013, or with a reduction of up to 80% if paid in cash in up to 6 monthly installments. In this situation, the 1st installment must be paid until November 29, 2013, and the other ones every 28th of each month, added with interest.

If the charge concerns penalty for failure to comply with accessory obligations, the debt can be paid with a reduction of up to 90%, if collected in cash until November 29, 2013, or with a reduction of 50% if paid in cash in up to 6 monthly installments. In this situation, the 1st installment must be paid until November 29, 2013, and the other ones every 28th of each month, added with interest.

(ICMS Covenant No. 101, 08.07.2013, Official Gazette of 08.09.2013).