Ryanair incurred considerable deal fees in relation to an envisaged takeover of a competitor. The takeover failed. Ryanair claimed input VAT deduction on the professional costs incurred based on its intention to perform taxable transactions with input VAT credit. In relation to deal fees, generally, input VAT deduction is allowed if management services against consideration
The Belgian Parliament has approved last week the new law allowing to opt for VAT on professional rent. Two important dates: The new rules are applicable as from 1st January 2019 Option is possible if the construction of the building started as from 1st October The VAT administration will publish detailed comments, a.o. on the
The Large Enterprises Division of the Belgian tax administration (“LE Division”) announced the launch of a two-year pilot project on cooperative tax compliance (Cooperative Tax Compliance Program – “CTCP”). The program is aimed at transforming the traditional approach of ex-post tax investigations towards a system of proactive, real-time and constructive dialogue on the tax affairs of corporates.
UK Government publishes technical note on trade impact of a “no deal” scenario Although still confident that a deal will be reached, the UK government published last week several (on 80 expected) technical notes for a “no deal” scenario, of which one deals with the trade impact under a “no deal” scenario. Read the
The final draft Law has been submitted to the Chamber of representatives on 31 July 2018. With entry into force foreseen for 1 January 2019, it is time for action. Check out our update (in Dutch and French) below. Update: btw en onroerende verhuur – nieuw vanaf 1/1/19 Het wetsontwerp is op 31 juli
The key features of the draft law on the option to apply VAT on rent are becoming increasingly clear. Check out our update (in Dutch and French) below. Update: btw en onroerende verhuur De krijtlijnen van het ontwerp van wet inzake de optionele btw-heffing op professionele onroerende verhuur worden almaar duidelijker. Ingevolge het advies