R&D wage withholding tax incentive – Mind the (expanded) formalism and prepare yourself!
Just like last year (see our earlier newsflash), the Belgian tax authorities have been issuing extensive and numerous tax audits with respect to the application of the wage withholding tax exemption for Research and Development. Please find hereafter some important key takeaways. Mind the formalism and be prepared to substantiate the incentive claimed! Mind the (expanded) formalism
Circular letter – Temporary exemption for transferring Belgian wage taxes due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Recently, the Belgian tax authorities issued an administrative guideline in relation to the COVID-19 measure which was introduced by the law of July 15, 2020 containing various tax provisions on the partial exemption of transferring Belgian withholding taxes. Employers – who have made use of the temporally unemployment for at least one employee during a