Luxembourg introduces register for trusts and fiduciary arrangements
A new Luxembourg law (the “Trusts Register Law”), dated 10 July 2020, was published on 13 July 2020 and is in force since 17 July 2020.
Luxembourg to postpone DAC6 and DAC2 reporting deadlines
On 4 June 2020, the Luxembourg government announced that the negotiations on the European Commission proposal1 for a directive amending Council Directive 2011/16/EU dated 15 February 2011 that aims to postpone…
The ECJ takes positive decision on Italian FTT
In its decision of 30 April 2020, dealing with the Italian Financial Transaction Tax (FTT), the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that there is no violation of the…
Spain and Portugal: slightly less sunny tax-wise
In a context of increasing mobility within the European Union, Spain and Portugal are popular destinations for, among others, pensioners looking for a milder (tax) climate. There are however, in…
CJEU in KPC Herning: The Supply of Land with a Building to Be Demolished Is not Necessarily a VAT Taxable Supply of Building Land
On 4 September 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered an interesting judgment on a real estate transaction relating to the sale of land together with a…
Filing a Belgian non-resident income tax return for the very first time? Register before 1 June 2020!
Individuals receiving income taxable in Belgium but who do not qualify as Belgian tax residents, are in principle required to file a so-called Belgian non-resident income tax return.
Luxembourg to deny the deduction of interest and royalty payments to blacklisted countries
On 30 March 2020, the Luxembourg Government published a draft bill of law introducing measures to deny the tax deduction of interest and royalty payments made to affiliated parties established…
Luxembourg law implementing EU reporting obligations adopted
The law implementing the Council Directive (EU) 2018/822 of 25 May 2018 as regards mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation in relation to reportable cross-border arrangements…
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Doctoral research by Kimberly Van Sande - Digitax
The world has changed considerably in the last 100 years, especially in the last decades as a result of the digital evolution. The digital evolution seems to be accelerating and…
International tax scribbles and scrawls
Belgian implementation of DAC6 approved at the last minute With the Act of 20 December 2019, the Belgian legislator implemented the much-discussed DAC6 at the last minute.1 The Act will enter…