Listed companies and the UBO register: not always an exemption!
In previous news flashes we already informed you about the implementation of the UBO register, the extension of the deadlines and the updates of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). In the updated version of the FAQ published on 19 July 2019 the Belgian authorities stated that listed companies are exempted from registering their UBO’s if they are subject
New Royal Decree published on legal constructions in EEA falling in the scope of the Cayman Tax
Cayman Tax The so-called ‘Cayman Tax’, introduced as from 1 January 2015, is a taxation regime in the Belgian income tax code that introduces a tax transparency of certain legal constructions that have been set up by Belgian private individual tax residents. The income of certain qualifying entities will be taxed directly in the hands
OECD releases peer review documents for assessment of BEPS minimum standards
On 1 February, the OECD released key documents which will form the basis of the peer review of the Action 5 transparency framework and for the peer review of Action 13 Country-by-Country Reporting. The Action 5 standard for the compulsory spontaneous exchange of information on tax rulings (the “transparency framework”) and the Action 13 standard on Country-by-Country Reporting
OECD recommendations on BEPS proposals for G20 and wider take-up
On 5 October 2015, multinational enterprises (“MNEs”) received final recommendations from the OECD’s base erosion and profit shifting (“BEPS”) project. This week, the G20 Finance Ministers are likely to agree on these OECD recommended changes to the international tax rules and to implementation plans. A number of non-G20 countries have also been involved in work