Since the introduction of the new general anti abuse (section 344 Belgian Income Tax Code) provision in Belgium, there was uncertainty on how the latter interacts with the existing specific anti-abuse provision in place for reorganizations (section 183bis Belgian Income Tax Code) Recently the ruling commission issued a new advice with their view on what to
ECOFIN fails to reach agreement on anti-hybrid measure to be implemented into the Parent-Subsidiary Directive – FTT first on shares and some derivatives
1. Background On 25 November 2013, the European Commission has proposed to amend the EU Parent-Subsidiary Directive (‘PSD’) in order to tackle tax fraud/evasion and aggressive tax planning/base erosion and profit shifting (‘BEPS’) within the European Union. The proposal sought to insert (i) a specific anti-abuse rule for hybrid loan arrangements resulting in a double
In this Global Tax Accounting Services Newsletter an update is provided on a variety of accounting and reporting developments
Model tax returns for assessment year 2014 now available In the Belgian Official Gazette of 2 May 2014, the model tax returns for assessment year 2014 for resident companies, for resident legal entities and for non-residents(companies and legal entities) have been published.