Daniel Peixoto has been a member of Machado Meyer’s tax department since 2008, mostly focusing his practice on administrative and judicial tax litigation. Peixoto also has a solid background in tax consulting. He is the author of two books and several articles in collective works and in specialized magazines on the matter.


  • Brazilian Bar Association.
  • Brazilian Institute of Tax Law (IBDT).
  • Brazilian Institute of Tax Studies (IBET).

Recent acknowledgments

  • Recognized by the publication Análise Advocacia 500, 2020 edition, in the Tax area, listed among the most admired lawyers.
  • Recognized by LACCA Aproved 2020 in Taxation.


  • Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUC-SP (Doctorate degree in Tax Law, 2009).
  • Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUC-SP (Master’s degree in Tax Law, 2004).
  • Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos Tributários, Brazil (Postgraduate course in Tax Law, 2001).
  • Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Brazil (Bachelor of Laws, 1999).

Other qualifications

  • Contracted professor at FGV (FGV Law) since 2004, where he teaches the subject Taxation on the Consumption, within the postgraduate program.
  • Invited lecturer professor in the specialization courses in Tax Law of PUC-SP, IBET, IBDT, and UniCuritiba.
  • Participation in qualification and defense examination boards in master’s and doctorate’s degree courses at USP, PUC-SP, UNB, FGV and
  • UFPR Publications: Responsabilidade Tributária (Saraiva, 2012).
  • Competência Administrativa Tributária (Quartier Latin, 2005).