News articles written by Jonas Van de Gucht

Tax Bites podcast – Green Deal and green recovery

26 April 2021

The pivotal role of the private sector Europe aims at becoming the first climate-neutral continent by 2050 and leveraging sustainable transition as a post-COVID recovery tool. All European stakeholders from national authorities to citizens need to mobilise. On this pathway, private companies play a leading role by investing in low carbon technologies and processes as

Tax Bites podcast – Tax controversies

23 April 2021

Why prevention is better than cure Tax disputes in Belgium and abroad are being triggered by new legislation and alternative interpretations of tax principles. Listen to our new Tax Bites podcast on tax controversies with Pieter Deré, Evi Geerts, Véronique De Brabanter and Bram Markey. You’ll find out recent trends, frequently audited topics and insights on what you can

Tax Bites Podcast – Work from anywhere

19 March 2021

The tax impact of flexibility With everyone slowly beginning to see the light at the end of the ‘COVID tunnel’, both employers and employees are looking ahead and reimagining the workplace where a new way of working may be a driver in the hunt for talent. Many groups are considering a work from home or

Public Country-by-Country reporting is moving ahead!

28 February 2021

On 25 February 2021, the Ministers of Internal Market and Industry met virtually to discuss a proposal for Directive on the so-called Public Country-by-Country Reporting. Under this proposal, revived under the current Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, multinational enterprises with consolidated revenue of more than 750 million euro during the last

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