Carlos Ribeiro Wehrs, partner at the Madruga BTW office, comments in Valor Econômico on the vote of four justices of the Federal Supreme Court (STF) for the possibility of paying tax debts in installments to rule out the proposition of criminal action as a result of the debt.
Carlos W. remembers that the function of the norms is to collect and not to punish the debtor. “Criminal law is the last sphere of sanction, if you manage to inhibit illicit behavior beforehand, you don’t need criminal law”, he says. . Check it out in full.