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Tax Insights 08-2018 Mobility Budget

20 August 2018
At the end of last month, the Belgian government approved a legislative proposal for the implementation of a mobility budget as from October 1st, 2018. This mobility budget can serve as an alternative for the company car. Employees can return their company car in exchange for an annual budget which they can freely spend on sustainable mobility.

Tax Insights 07-2018 Intrastat news : update for the dispatches return as from 2019

2 August 2018
We inform you that there will be some modifications to the Intrastat returns due to the European reform. The Intrastat dispatches return will include two additional fields: - the country of origin of the goods; - the counterparty’s VAT identification number.

Tax Insights 06-2018 Foreign VAT refund

2 August 2018
1. What? Taxable persons often incur foreign VAT during an accounting year. This foreign VAT cannot be recovered via the reporting in the periodic Belgian VAT return but is to be recovered via the so-called 8th Directive VAT refund procedure.

Tax Insights 03- 2018 VAT on immovable leasing - new launch ?

30 March 2018
The Belgian Federal Government has re-launched the VAT reform regarding immovable leasing. Scope (B2B):  

Tax Insight 02-2018 : Belgian corporate income tax reform

18 February 2018
Most of the measures announced by the 2017 Belgian summer agreement were finally adopted in the Law of 25 December 2017 on the reform of corporation income tax (as published in the Belgian Gazette on 29 December 2017).

Tax Insight 12-2017: All Belgian financial traffic soon accessible to Court and tax authorities

23 December 2017
A law is being drafted that will substantially expand the Central Point of Contact founded in 2011 with the Belgian National Bank. 1. Current status

Tax Insight 12-2017: postponed transfer pricing deadline until 31 March 2018

21 December 2017
The Belgian tax administration has, on the 28th November 2017, stated that a delay is granted for the filing of the Country-by-Country Report, Country-by-Country notification, Master file and Local file, that have to be done by Belgian constitutive entities (ultimate parent entity, for the country-by-country report) of multinational group and for which, the due dat

Tax Insights 12-2017 - VAT December advance payment before 24/12!

7 December 2017
As from this year, VAT taxable persons filing quarterly VAT returns must, just like those filing monthly VAT returns, verify if they should pay a VAT December advance before 24 December. This December advance payment equals:  

Tax Insights 12-2017 - Benefit in kind IT-equipment as from 2018

7 December 2017
As from 1 January 2018, the benefits in kind subjected to social security contributions and withholding tax related to the private use of company provided IT-equipment free of charge will be updated.


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