PwC’s Workforce Podcast – Latest updates in personal income tax returns for tax year 2022
Latest updates in personal income tax returns for tax year 2022 Personal income tax returns for 2022 will see some changes. Listen to our podcast to hear what the most significant changes are compared to 2021 and what remains the same, but shouldn’t be forgotten. We’ll also talk about the impact of Covid 19 and
Changes to the Belgian expat tax regime – Circular 2022/C/47
In the continuation of our series of newsflashes (last published on 10 March 2022 and 31 March 2022) in view of the new expatriate tax regime which came into effect on 1st January 2022, we would like to inform you that the tax authorities have issued their comments and views on this new regime in
Tax reform night- and shift labor wage withholding tax incentive
On March 24, the Belgian parliament voted new legislation introducing a number of changes with respect to the night – and shift labor wage withholding tax incentive (and some changes to the other wage withholding tax incentives). Below we list the most important changes (The amendments will apply to remuneration paid or awarded as from
Board diversity: Gender quota at EU listed boards – Proposal for a Directive on improving the gender balance among directors of listed companies
On 14 March 2022, the Council adopted the text of the proposal of Directive on improving gender balance on boards of listed companies, which was pending since November 2012. This initiative aims to accelerate progress towards gender balance on boards of listed companies. Small and medium-sized enterprises would be excluded from the scope of the
Brace Yourselves – R&D wage withholding tax incentive audits are coming!
The Belgian tax authorities are once again starting to conduct tax audits on the application of wage withholding tax exemptions for research and development. The most recent round of audits relate to income year 2020. In our earlier newsflash we put together some important key takeaways from the tax audits of income year 2019. The
(Non-)Executive Remuneration – Is your pay framework aligned with your sustainable and long-term goals?
Explanatory note concerning the remuneration of non-executive directors and members of the executive management We informed you of the release of the explanatory note on the remuneration report issued further to the introduction of the say on pay principle by the Revised Shareholders’ Rights Directive (SRD II) in our newsflash dated 24 February 2021. In
Lump sum benefit in kind for electricity and heating no longer possible without the provision of housing
All income that you receive from your employer is subject to income taxes. This is also the case for non-cash elements. In general, taxes should be paid on the actual value received by the employee, meaning the value that (s)he would have paid in case the employer wouldn’t intervene in such a cost. However, for
Benefit in kind – Private use of a company car: updated formula for 2022
The Royal Decree implementing the new reference CO2 emission for calculating the taxable benefit in kind for the private use of a company car in the hands of company directors and employees has been published in the Official Gazette on 13 December 2021. For income year 2022, the following CO2 emission will be applied to