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
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