News articles written by Pieter Deré

Tax Bites podcast: EU commission proposal to tackle the debt-equity bias in taxation (DEBRA)

12 May 2022

In this week’s podcast, our speakers discuss the content of the proposal and assess which businesses will be impacted. They’ll explain the allowance on equity and interest limitation, linking this to other pending EU proposals. About the speakers: David Ledure, PwC Belgium Partner and leader of the global PwC Financial Transactions network Jean-Philippe Van West,

Tax Bites Podcast: Pillar Two model rules

16 March 2022

Commentary to the OECD Pillar 2 Model Rules and recent Ecofin meeting On 14 March the OECD released the long-awaited Commentary to the OECD Pillar 2 Model Rules. One day later a revised version of the EU draft directive seeking to implement Pillar 2 into the EU was discussed at the ECOFIN meeting. In this

Belgian Tax authorities publish FAQs on reporting obligations for digital platform operators

21 January 2022

The Belgian Tax Authorities recently published Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQs”) clarifying the reporting obligations for digital platform operators. A key takeaway is the upcoming due date for the first filings and their format. There are two important deadlines. First, by the end of February, in scope digital platform operators must inform service providers active on

Tax Bites Podcast: The Global Minimum tax for MNE’s

21 December 2021

On 20 December, the OECD published its proposal for a global minimum tax. All MNCs in scope of the minimum tax will be subject to a taxation of at least 15% in each country where they are active. In this podcast, the publication of the OECD is discussed and the reflections on the impact of

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

Tax Bites Podcast: Update on China Tax Policy

8 November 2021

Recorded before the release of the 8 October Inclusive Framework Statement, we share perspectives on the current state of play for in- and outbound investments in China. Our speakers cover the main corporate income tax aspects, as well as insights on the China tax policy developments, including the main attributes that shape a sustainable tax