All BEPS 13 related documents will, in principle, have to be filed electronically via the MyMinfinPro-website of the Belgian tax authorities (without exceptions). What? A Belgian entity of a multinational group exceeding at least one of the following Belgian GAAP based criteria (during the financial year preceding the financial year most recently closed) needs to
On 24 September 2018, EU Member States dedicated the entire meeting of the European Commission (EC)’s Working Party IV to seeking more clarity from the EC concerning the interpretation of Council Directive 2018/822/EU of 25 May 2018 amending Directive 2011/16/EU as regards mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation in relation to
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 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.
On 19 September 2018, the European Commission (“EC”) issued a press release concerning its final decision in the State aid investigation into tax rulings granted by the Luxembourg tax authorities to a Luxembourg subsidiary of the McDonald’s group in relation to the treatment of a branch established in the United States of America (“US”). The
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