Luxembourg UBO register accessible to all !
On 10 July 2018, government amendments were proposed to the draft bill introducing the UBO register in Luxembourg (the “Register”). These amendments are in line with the provisions of Directive…
Luxembourg issues a circular on cryptocurrencies
On July 26, 2018 the Luxembourg tax authorities issued Circular L.I.R. n°14/5 - 99/3 - 99bis/3 on the Luxembourg tax treatment of transactions involving cryptocurrencies (the “Circular”).The main aspects of…
Luxembourg VAT Grouping – Luxembourg government publishes its final law
For prior coverage after the introduction of the bill of law dated 16 April 2018 (the “Bill”), we refer to our newsletter of 3 May 2018. As indicated in our…
VAT and immovable rent: what to know about the final draft law!
In March 2018, the Belgian government reached a final agreement on the introduction of an optional system for VAT and immovable rent. At that time, the main characteristics of the…
VAT deduction and active holdings: EU case law widens the scope
On July 5, 2018 the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered a new and welcome judgment about input VAT recovery by holding companies (ECJ, Marle Participations SARL, C-320/17,…
Luxembourg draft law to implement the Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive (ATAD)
On June 19th, 2018 was released the draft law (the “Draft Law”) implementing, among other provisions inspired by BEPS, the EU Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive (“ATAD” or the “Directive”). ATAD was…
NEW reporting obligation for cross-border arrangements – European Directive of 25 May 2018 entered into force on 25 June 2018.
On 25 May 2018, the Council Directive amending Directive 2011/16/EU concerning the mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation for reportable cross-border arrangements was approved. From 1…
NEW reporting obligation for cross-border arrangements – Council Directive approved 25 May 2018
Today, Friday 25 May 2018, has seen the approval of the Council Directive amending Directive 2011/16/EU concerning the mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation for reportable…
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Tax Treaty Case Law around the Globe 2018
Speaker: Anne Van de Vijver
Corporate Tax Reform
A recent reform has reshaped the corporate income tax rules in various key areas, thus creating new tax benefits for Belgian companies, but also introducing new compensating measures to balance…
New position of the Belgian social security authorities on determining the applicable social security regime (EU REGULATION 883/2004)
Belgium now applies the principle of “requalification”. In the context of international employment situations, the EU Regulation 883/2004 determines which social security legislation is applicable to people working simultaneously in…