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25 March 2024

New wave of Belgian transfer pricing audits

The Belgian tax authorities have recently initiated a new wave of transfer pricing audits. Many taxpayers have already or will soon receive an in-depth questionnaire requesting bulk taxpayer information in relation to their transfer pricing arrangements.  This first request for information on intercompany transactions and the activities carried out by the Belgian company or branch

15 March 2024

CSDDD Gets the Green Light from the EU Council with Reduced Scope

As sustainability takes center stage in global policy conversations, there has been an increasing change in how businesses approach their social, environmental, and governance responsibilities. With today’s vote in the Committee of Permanent Representatives of the Governments of Member States to the European Union (COREPER), the European Council has de facto given the green light

7 March 2024

Advance tax payments: Mind the significant increase of the surcharge

A surcharge is due on the final amount of Belgian corporate income tax payable upon assessment in case a company doesn’t settle its Belgian corporate income taxes due by means of timely advance tax payments during the financial year concerned. Please be advised that the global surcharge will be increased to 9% for assessment year

28 February 2024

Holding companies – VAT deduction methodology – Reporting obligations

Introduction By the end of June 2023, companies applying the real use VAT deduction method (cost allocation) for mixed taxable persons had to notify it to the Belgian VAT authorities. Now these companies also have to communicate a whole set of information to back-up this VAT deduction methodology. For VAT taxable persons that already applied

22 February 2024

It’s a wrap! CBAM Roundtables at our PwC Liege, Antwerp and Brussels Campuses on the topic of ‘CBAM: Transitional period – Lessons learnt from the first reporting’.

The events were attended by our clients and companies in scope of CBAM, the industry’s federation members, the officials from the Belgian Customs Authority as well as the members from the National Competent Authority for CBAM in Belgium, the FPS Public Health.  We thank all the participants for their valuable insights and sharing their experiences