By law of 7 February 2018, the legislator introduced a tax on securities accounts (“taks op de effectenrekeningen”/“taxe sur les comptes-titres”). Many petitions to annul this law have been introduced before the Constitutional Court. In its judgement dd. 17 October 2019, the Constitutional Court annulled the law (and thus the tax), but decided to maintain
On 11 September 2019, the Belgian tax administration published a Circular Letter regarding the grandfathering provision that is included in the recently introduced interest deductibility limitation (i.e. 30% EBITDA rule). The 30% EBITDA rule includes a grandfathering provision for loans that have been issued before 17 June 2016 and that have not been “fundamentally modified”
The due date for filing both the Belgian (non-resident) corporate income tax return and the local form ‘275 LF’ for assessment year 2019 is approaching: are you in control?
Both the Belgian (non-resident) corporate income tax return and the transfer pricing local form ‘275 LF’ are due soon. Below is an overview of the filing requirements. Corporate income tax return Belgian companies (and non-resident entities) have the yearly obligation to file a Belgian (non-resident) corporate income tax return by the statutory deadline. Filing a complete,
On July 30th 2019, the Belgian Tax Authorities (“BTA”) communicated that the portal MyMinfin has been opened for the submission of corrections to Country-by-Country Reports (“CbCR”) filed in previous years. In addition, the BTA have published practical guidelines and examples for reporting entities on how to report these corrections to previously filed CbCR. These guidelines
In previous news flashes we already informed you about the implementation of the UBO register, the extension of the first registration deadline and a first update of the frequently asked questions. After a first update on 2 April 2019, the Federal Public Service Finance (FPSF) published a new version of the frequently asked questions (FAQ) on
Statutory financial statements As you are probably aware, Belgian companies should deposit their statutory financial statements annually with the National Bank of Belgium. Filing should be done within 30 days after the financial statements have been approved by the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders and certainly not later than 7 months after the end of