On 2 May 2019, a law was approved including an update on the notification obligation of each Belgian group entity of a multinational group with regard to filing a country-by-country report. The law was published in the Belgian official gazette on 15 May 2019. The above notification obligation, which is included in article 321/3 of
The preparation of the corporate income tax return and the local form – general due date of 26 September 2019!
While finalizing the statutory financial statements, let’s also kick-off with the preparation of the corporate income tax return and the local form – general due date of 26 September 2019! Belgian companies (and non-resident companies with a Belgian establishment) have the yearly obligation to file a Belgian corporate income tax return within the statutory deadline. In
On 11 April 2019, the new percentages for the investment deduction, applicable for assessment year 2020 (financial years ending between 31 December 2019 and 30 December 2020, both dates inclusive), were published in the Belgian Official Gazette. In order to apply for the investment deduction, the taxpayer needs to comply with certain conditions and formalities.
The Corporate Income Tax Reform Act had introduced a distinct taxation of 5% due by each company (large or small) that does not grant a minimum director fee of EUR 45,000 (EUR 75,000 for a group of affiliated companies). The tax was due on the difference between the highest compensation actually paid and the required
We already informed you about the introduction and extension of the deadline of the register of Ultimate Beneficial Owners (UBO-register). On 2 April 2019 the Federal Public Service Finance (FPSF) published an updated version of the document with frequently asked documents (FAQ). The updated FAQ clarifies, amongst others: Who to register as UBO in
On 22 March 2019, the Act modifying the specific corporate tax exemption for social passive was published: the exemption now needs to be spread over 5 years. Recap As a short recap, article 67quater Belgian Income Tax Code 1992 (introduced by the Act of 26 December 2013) allows Belgian companies and Belgian establishments to exempt