News articles written by Pieter Deré

CJEU rules that Belgian participation exemption infringes Parent-Subsidiary Directive

23 December 2019

On 19 December 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) rendered its judgment in the “Brussels Securities” case. The CJEU ruled that the combination of the dividends-received deduction and the order of deductions as arranged in the Belgian corporate income tax system infringes the Parent-Subsidiary Directive.   What is the issue? In

UK publishes draft legislation and guidance on digital services tax

25 July 2019

The UK tax authorities on July 11 published draft legislation and draft guidance for a digital services tax (DST) to become effective April 1, 2020. These are available for public consultation until September 5, 2019. The DST is expected to apply by default at 2% of deemed UK revenues derived in excess of £25m, where

CJEU judgments on Swedish “final losses” cases

25 July 2019

On 19 June 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its judgments in Memira Holding (C-607/17) and Holmen (C-608/17) on Swedish “final tax” losses. A brief explanation of the decision can be found via this link.