What should employers in Belgium have in mind from the start of 2020? This article sets out some key points.
Filing season for corporate income tax returns is coming to a close in Belgium. The deadline for resident and non-resident companies (FY 2018)
Babak Nikravesh describes how the new Opportunity Zone program offers real estate investors significant tax incentives to invest in economically distressed areas within the United States
Duane Morris LLP
The prospect of Brexit has instigated a great deal of uncertainty in a number of market sectors, but one country is attempting to capitalize upon the possibility that London will no longer be the leading European financial center.
The Brexit decision has raised questions as to whether London's role as the financial capital of Europe may be altered and therefore open the way for other European cities to reposition themselves as financial centers.
On 23 July, the Belgian federal government agreed the budget review for 2015 and 2016 and the implementation of the long awaited tax-shift plan.
On June 25, 2014, the Brussels Court of Appeal confirmed an earlier ruling (dating from 2010) from the Tribunal of First Instance.
In a country where 15% of all income earned by families in 2013 was transferred to savings accounts, the tax rules applicable to such income is a hot topic.
The power to tax is one of the core state competences. Gambling Compliance's 2012 European Online Gambling Study demonstrates that most Member States of the European Union tax games of chance.
Cooperating with a would-be independent worker may turn out to be an expensive exercise.
A summary of topics related to the new seven tax laws.
The Act of 15 December 2005 on the abolishment of bearer securities prescribes that they must be converted into registered or dematerialised securities before 31 December 2013.
For nearly 30 years, Belgium has been well known for its attractive tax rules for group finance companies, international headquarters and cash-pooling companies.
On 24 December 2011, the Democratic Republic of Congo (D.R.C.) finally ratified the income tax treaty it signed with Belgium on 23 May 2007.
In previous issues of this newsletter, we focused on the role of the banking and financial sector in the financial crisis.
The European Court of Justice is of the opinion, in its Dijkman verdict from July 1, 2010, that no municipal taxes can be levied on foreign source interest and dividend income, because residents who receive Belgian source interest and dividend income (or who use a Belgian go-between financial institution for the payments) are not imposed such an additional municipal taxation.
Liability is a hot issue in the field of taxation.
Baker & McKenzie
The recent introduction of a favourable tax exemption for patents should provide a significant fillip for companies involved in research and development in Belgium.
The Paris office of Hogan Lovells is pleased to provide this English language edition of our monthly e-newsletter, which offers a legal and
regulatory update covering
Van Bael & Bellis
The European Commission opened an in-depth investigation regarding the compatibility of a Belgian tax provision with EU state aid rules...