On 9 November 2018, the Belgian tax administration published a draft circular letter on the 2017 version of the OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and Tax Administrations (2017 OECD TPG). Interested parties are invited to send their comments on the draft to email@example.com by 12 December 2018. Attention needs to be paid that
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
The EU Joint Transfer Pricing Forum (“EU JTPF” or “the Forum”) recently published its report “A coordinated approach to transfer pricing controls within the EU”, which aims to address the lack of guidance on bilateral and multilateral transfer pricing audits. The objective of the report, inspired by a number of successful pilot cases, is to
The due date for both the Belgian corporate income tax return and the local form for assessment year 2018 is approaching: are you in control?
Corporate income tax return Belgian companies (and non-resident companies) have the yearly obligation to file a Belgian corporate income tax return within the statutory deadline. Filing a complete, timely and well-documented tax return is not only important to avoid penalties for not applying the correct tax treatment on a wide variety of expenses (and to
Just before the holiday period, the Belgian Chamber adopted the final text of the corporate tax reform that was initiated last year. As expected, a new Act amends and supplements the Corporate Income Tax Reform Act and the Program Act, both published end of December 2017. Some of the very last changes introduce new anti-abuse
OECD publishes long-awaited public discussion draft on the transfer pricing aspects of financial transactions
On 3 May 2018, the OECD published a long-awaited public discussion draft on the transfer pricing aspects of financial transactions. With this publication, the OECD has reached another important milestone in the BEPS saga. As all groups have such transactions, the importance of the discussion draft cannot be underestimated. The discussion draft has been developed