Law on innovation income deduction: finally published
Finally, the new innovation income deduction (IID) has entered into force. Today, on 20 February 2017, the law with respect the IID has been published in the Belgian Official Gazette. The patent income deduction regime (PID) has been replaced with the IID regime in order to make it BEPS compliant, i.e. avoiding that business profits
New innovation income deduction: almost there!
On the last day of January 2017, the Finance Commission of the Chamber of Representatives adopted the draft law on innovation income deduction. This draft law should be adopted by the Chamber of Representatives during one of its plenary debates soon, which is scheduled for 2 February 2017. After that, the law can be published
New PID Regime: Innovation Income Deduction
On 2 December 2016, the Council of Ministers approved the draft Bill on the new Innovation Income Deduction regime. This pre-draft law still has to be approved by Parliament, so the below is still subject to changes. In contrast to the previous Patent Income Deduction (PID) regime, the qualifying patent/innovation income will be calculated on
Draft law on the new Belgian Innovation Income Deduction
Today, the Council of Ministers approved the new Belgian Innovation Income Deduction (IID) which will be BEPS-compliant and will replace the abolished Patent Income Deduction. The draft law is now subject to recommendations from the Council of State. The important takeaways of the IID are: The taxable result of a Belgian company or branch will