A first glimpse in the tax measures of the Vivaldi government
Belgium lands on relaunch government Today, 7 political parties reached an agreement on the formation of a new Belgian government (the so-called Vivaldi government). While the last edits are being made to the agreement, the broad outline is becoming clear. The agreement mentions the intention for a relance and investment plan of 4.7 bln EUR
COVID-19 measures and write-downs on receivables by financial institutions, back to deductibility issues raised during the financial crisis?
Following the measures taken by the various governments in Belgium and abroad to fight against the spread of the Covid-19, it can be expected that credit institutions take write-downs on receivables. In this respect, the Belgian tax authorities have published a circular on this topic earlier this week. In a nutshell, the tax authorities have
Update – Belgian tax authorities publish additional measures to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 crisis
After the introduction of the first wave of supportive financial measures, the government has now decided to take additional measures in order to further mitigate the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. In particular, the authorities are now also publishing a number of specific tax measures. With these measures, companies get an automatic extension to
Belgian Tax on Stock Exchange Transactions also soon applicable to ‘foreign platforms’
The Belgian government has just announced that the scope of the Belgian Tax on Stock Exchange Transactions (‘TOB’ or ‘beurstaks’) would be extended in order to also cover ‘foreign platforms’. This announcement is part of the budget agreement presented last Sunday. As a recall, the application of the tax to foreign platforms has raised many