Belgian tax reform

EBITDA Interest Limitation Rule: New Circular Letter avoids unintended consequences when obtaining payment holidays

7 May 2020

On 5 May 2020, the Belgian tax administration published its Circular Letter 2020/C/62 on specific payment holidays negotiated in the context of the COVID-19 crisis. More in particular, this circular accepts that certain loans will not lose their “grandfathered” status in case specific modifications are negotiated to loan agreements so to bridge temporary payment difficulties.