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Do not forget your Country-by-country notification before March 31, 2018!

Belgium has implemented new Transfer Pricing documentation rules for accounting years beginning on or after 1 January 2016.

HMRC initiative "Making Tax Digital” – Are your UK VAT processes ready?

With the aim to make HMRC into a “world leading, digital tax authority”, all organisations with a turnover above the VAT registration threshold (£85.000) will have to:

Ruling commission limits the use of listed warrants and options on bevek/sicav

In view of the high (para) tax burden on cash incentives in Belgium, both for employees and employers, often less expensive alternatives are sought.

Brexit: indirect taxes update

One of our colleagues Robert Marchant, Partner and Head of Corporate VAT of Crowe Horwath London, wrote a note on Brexit implications for businesses:

What are the latest developments?

Peter Empsten joins Crowe Horwath Vanhuynegem Associates

Crowe Horwath Vanhuynegem Associates is proud to announce that Peter Empsten has joined its office as Head of VAT as of 2 January 2018.

Corporate tax reform – what is in it for international groups of companies?

Corporate tax reform is now included in draft legislation which will likely be enacted before the end of this year.  We can therefore not rule out the possibility that some items will be amended. 

The ‘catch-all’ provision for payments to non-residents – some clarifications and warnings

The ‘catch-all’ provision was introduced in 2013.  It aims at taxing income paid by a Belgian debtor to non-residents that would be taxable in Belgium in case the income was received by a Belgian r

Tax authorities are exchanging tax rulings and APA’s within the EU

On August 11, 2017, a bill was published in the Belgian Official Gazette on the automatic and compulsory exchange of cross-border tax rulings and advanced pricing arrangements (APA’s) within the EU