Wed, 3 Mar 2021 00:00:00 GMT Belgium Gazettes Law For Tax On Securities Accounts
Belgium has published in its Official Gazette legislation to introduce the country's new tax on securities accounts.

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT Belgian Lawmakers Approve New Tax On Securities Trading
At a plenary session on February 11, 2021, Belgium's parliament adopted a draft law for a new annual tax on securities accounts.

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT Belgium Opens Tax Portal For Company Filings
Belgium's Federal Public Service Finance has announced that businesses may now submit returns through the Belcotax-on-web portal.

Fri, 1 Jan 2021 00:00:00 GMT Belgium Extends Cross-Border Worker Deals
Belgium has agreed with the Netherlands, France, Luxembourg, and Germany to extend until March 31, 2021, tax administrative concessions for cross-border workers affected by COVID-19 restrictions.

Thu, 10 Dec 2020 00:00:00 GMT Netherlands Reforms Dividend WHT Refund Rules
The Dutch Government has issued a decree to ensure the country's dividend withholding tax rules comply with the European Court of Justice's ruling in the Sofina case.

Thu, 10 Dec 2020 00:00:00 GMT ECJ AG Urges Ruling Against Belgian 'Excess Profit' Ruling System
European Court of Justice (ECJ) Advocate General Juliane Kokott has opined that the Commission was right to consider that the Belgian practice of making downward adjustments to profits of undertakings forming part of multinational groups, under the ...

Thu, 10 Dec 2020 00:00:00 GMT OECD Releases 2020 Tax Trends Report
Tax revenues fell across the OECD for the first time in a decade during 2019, but a much larger decrease is expected in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the OECD's newly released annual Revenue Statistics report.

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 00:00:00 GMT Belgium Taken To Task For Three Tax Regime Features
The European Commission is undertaking infringement proceedings against Belgium regarding the taxation of shares held by life insurance companies, the taxation of income from savings deposits, and the deductibility of alimony payments.

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 00:00:00 GMT Belgium Postpones Corporate Tax Return Deadline
Belgium's Minister of Finance has announced a further extension to the 2020 corporate tax return deadline.

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 00:00:00 GMT OECD Indicates New Focus On Virtual Currency Tax Issues
The OECD has released a new report on countries' tax rules for virtual currencies, alongside an announcement that the Common Reporting Standard will be expanded next year to newly cover virtual currency assets.

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 00:00:00 GMT Belgium Launches Tax Filing Season For Non-Resident Individuals
The Belgian Ministry of Finance has announced that non-resident taxpayers may now file their tax return electronically for the 2020 tax year.

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 00:00:00 GMT Germany Issues EU Presidency Tax Priorities
On September 22, 2020, Germany provided further details about the government's tax policy priorities for its presidency of the European Union.

Mon, 7 Sep 2020 00:00:00 GMT Belgium Confirms Upcoming Filing Dates For Individuals
The Belgian Ministry of Finance has confirmed that the deadline for submitting personal income tax returns for flat-rate taxpayers is December 11, 2020.

Mon, 7 Sep 2020 00:00:00 GMT France Extends COVID-19 Tax Deals For Cross-Border Workers
The French Ministry of Finance confirmed on August 31, 2020, that several tax agreements applying to cross-border workers during the COVID-19 crisis have been extended.

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 00:00:00 GMT Luxembourg, Belgium Extend COVID-19 Cross-Border Worker Tax Deal
Luxembourg and Belgium will extend the duration of an agreement that clarifies the tax rules for cross-border workers affected by COVID-19 restrictions.

Tue, 18 Aug 2020 00:00:00 GMT Belgium Redrafts Tax Form For New COVID-19 Tax Break
The Belgian Government has released a new form for SME corporate taxpayers to access tax reliefs for investments, which were enhanced in response to COVID-19.

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 00:00:00 GMT Belgium Issues Circular On COVID-19 Teleworking Tax Relief
The Belgian Finance Ministry has released guidance on a COVID-19 tax relief measure on offer for employer-paid expenses for teleworking.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 00:00:00 GMT COVID-19: Belgium Extends Corporate Tax Return Deadline
On July 6, 2020, the Belgian Ministry of Finance announced that the deadline for the filing of corporate tax returns has been extended further, from September 24 to October 29, 2020.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 00:00:00 GMT EU Refers Netherlands To ECJ Over Beneficial Ownership Registry
The European Commission is taking action against the Netherlands for failing to fully implement the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive in respect of the availability of information on entities' beneficial owners.

Fri, 3 Jul 2020 00:00:00 GMT Belgium Extends COVID-19 Cross-Border Worker Tax Deals
Belgium has extended agreements with France, Germany, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands clarifying the tax rules for frontier workers working from home due to COVID-19.