On 6 May 2019, the legislative documents implementing the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent BEPS (also known as the MLI) was finally approved by all 6 legislative authorities in Belgium. The Belgian law ratified the full application of the MLI and its Explanatory Note, the reservations and notifications made by
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
European Commission announces final State aid decision on financing income exemption within the UK’s CFC rules
On 2 April 2019, the European Commission (EC) announced that the Group Financing Exemption (GFE) within the UK Controlled Foreign Company (CFC) rules is “partly justified”. The decision has not yet been published but a brief explanation of the decision can be found via this link.
On 7 March 2019, the European Commission (EC) announced the opening of an in-depth State aid investigation in a number of tax rulings granted by Luxembourg to Huhtamäki. This decision is another important decision in a range of decisions dealing with the taxation of intra-group financing activities. A brief explanation of the decision can be found
Circular 2019/C/14 – Addendum to the circular 2017/C/56 containing additional guidance on the transfer pricing documentation penalty regime
On 8 February 2019, an addendum to the circular was issued containing additional guidance on the transfer pricing documentation penalty regime. General All companies and permanent establishments must prepare transfer pricing documentation unless they meet certain thresholds for exemption from filing documentation. Failing to file (in due time) the transfer pricing documentation (i.e. country-by-country report