Introduction On 11 November 2021, the European Parliament adopted the Directive on public country-by-country reporting (PCbCR). The adoption of this directive concludes the procedure (see earlier newsflash) on the introduction of specific European transparency rules and requires certain European or non-European multinational groups or standalone undertakings to publicly disclose certain financial data. Content of the
On 1 June 2021, representatives of the European Parliament and the Council under EU Portuguese Presidency negotiated a Draft Directive on public country-by-country reporting (‘Public CbCR’) for big multinational groups. They provisionally reached a compromise agreement. Once this political agreement is endorsed, it requires European or non-European multinational groups or standalone undertakings to publicly disclose
On 30 June 2020, the Belgian Tax Authorities published its Circular Letter 2020/C/88 containing an update of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (previous version dd. 4 May 2018) with respect to the Belgian transfer pricing documentation requirements on Country-by-Country Reporting (CbCR) (articles 321/1 to 321/2 BITC), the notification on CbCR (article 321/3 BITC), the Master
‘Large companies’ The Belgian government has changed the way tax audits and dispute resolution for large companies are being organised. More in particular, 7 new centres for ‘large companies’ and a centre for ‘large companies management and specialised tax audits’ are set up as from 1 July 2015. 7 centres for ‘large companies’ The 7 new
On 27 February 2015, the Belgian government took a decision on the rates for the advance tax payments for tax year 2016. Considering the low market rates, it was decided that the basic rate to be taken into account for the calculation of the different rates would be 0.5% (instead of the current rate of 0%).