Starting in 2012, political interest has increasingly focused on the opportunities provided by an automatic exchange of information between tax authorities. On 6 September 2013, the G20 Leaders committed to the automatic exchange of information as the new global standard and fully supported the OECD work for developing a single standard for automatic exchange of
Belgian corporate tax deduction rejected for stock option plan cost recharged by foreign parent company
Court of Appeal of Brussels confirms four-year old decision of Court of First Instance of Brussels. We refer to our HRS Headline of 26 May 2010. On 25 June 2014, the Court of Appeal of Brussels confirmed the decision of the Court of First Instance of Brussels of 16 April 2010. According to this decision,
Based on the Belgian Income Tax Code 1992, when a taxpayer does not file a tax return or files an incomplete or incorrect tax return, a tax surcharge is applied ‘on the tax in relation to the non-declared income’. The tax surcharge can also be applied in case of late filing. The amount of the
An employer/company can pay daily lump-sum allowances for foreign business travel to employees or company directors in order to reimburse certain expenses. The lump-sum reimbursements can be determined on the basis of the list of allowances paid by the Federal Public Department of Foreign Affairs to its posted agents.New lists have been published to determine
The tax return deadlines for assessment year 2014 (income 2013) have been confirmed by the Belgian tax authorities.
Tax return deadline for income year 2013 (assessment year 2014) – Corporates, legal / non-resident entities
The Belgian tax authority has communicated the deadlines for the different tax returns assessment year 2014 for corporates, legal entities and non-resident entities. An overview of these deadlines can be found below. For tax residents and non-residents with an accounting year ending on 31 December 2013: Corporate income tax return Belgian tax residents 30 September 2014 Income