News articles written by Jonas Van de Gucht

Tax Bites Podcast: The Biden administration

16 February 2021

What to expect on the tax policy front? Now that the dust has settled on the US elections, it is time to look ahead and see what the Biden administration will bring to the table. This not only in terms of US tax reform, but also in the context of the international debate on global

Tax Bites Podcast: How do you keep the effect of COVID at arm’s length?

26 January 2021

In the final days of 2020, the OECD released guidelines on the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on transfer pricing. Pieter Deré, is joined by our transfer pricing experts, Jonas Van de Gucht, Stefaan De Baets and Alexis De Méyère. They will discuss the impact of the OECD transfer pricing guidelines on multinationals’  transfer pricing

PwC’s Tax Bites podcast: Tax in 2021 – what to expect?

12 January 2021

2020 was in many ways a challenging year, with several developments materialising in the tax domain. What will 2021 bring us in the area of taxation? Listen to our first Tax Bites podcast of the year to find out. In this episode, Pieter Deré is joined by Ellen Cortvriend, Gilles Franssens and Jean-Philippe Van West to take a closer look at the

Belgian transfer pricing audits: new wave initiated – Update

27 March 2020

Our newsflash of 25 March 2020 informed you about the upcoming new wave of transfer pricing audits and the requests for information that were sent out. In the meantime, and in particular in light of the Covid-19 pandemie, we were informed that the BTA  has suspended the sending out of the requests for information. For

Belgian transfer pricing audits: new wave initiated

25 March 2020

Last week, the Belgian tax authorities have initiated a new wave of transfer pricing audits. Multiple taxpayers have already received or will receive in the next few days an in-depth questionnaire that focuses on their transfer pricing arrangements. The request for information on intercompany transactions and activities of the Belgian company or branch is the

Long awaited Transfer Pricing Circular published

26 February 2020

On 25 February 2020, the Belgian tax administration published Circular Letter 2020/C/35 on the 2017 version of the OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and Tax Administrations (2017 OECD TPG). This practice note is available in Dutch and French. The circular is the final version of a draft circular letter originally published by the

Time to act as OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework moves forward on new tax rules

14 February 2020

On the 31st of January 2020, after a two-day meeting held on 29 – 30 January, the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS issued a statement that updates the state-of-play regarding the work on tax challenges arising from the digitalization of the economy, and sets forth a revised work program on the Two-Pillar Approach. In this