News articles written by Jonas Van de Gucht

December 20 OECD/G20 Pillar 2 GloBE Model rules

20 December 2021

A ten minutes tour of: The introduction of a global minimum taxation of 15% Some salient new points, such as inclusion of deferred taxes to calculate jurisdictional ETR The importance of modeling to understand the impact The ambitious timeline for implementation  Earlier today, the OECD published the long awaited Global Anti-Base Erosion Model Rules (Pillar

Public Country-by-Country Reporting Directive enters into force soon

2 December 2021

With our newsflash of 16 November 2021, we informed you of the formal approval of the public country-by-country reporting (PCbCR) directive on 11 November 2021. The directive is published in the Official Journal of the EU on 1 December 2021; it enters into force on the 20th day after its publication. Member states must introduce

Public Country-by-Country Reporting adopted

16 November 2021

Introduction On 11 November 2021, the European Parliament adopted the Directive on public country-by-country reporting (PCbCR). The adoption of this directive concludes the procedure (see earlier newsflash) on the introduction of specific European transparency rules and requires certain European or non-European multinational groups or standalone undertakings to publicly disclose certain financial data. Content of the

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