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GDPR Fines: the Big Bang?
News 6th of September 2018
25 May 2018 is already about three months behind us. So, it looks like it is time to evaluate whether the dreaded GDPR fines have actually become a reality. Or can we sleep easy for a bit longer? And what about our neighbouring countries? Time for a look back. read more ...
Belgium requests identification in the UBO register by 31/03/2019
News 4th of September 2018
Under the influence of European directives, the UBO register is also becoming a fact of life in Belgium. This register, in which entities that are active in Belgium must include their 'ultimate beneficial owners' or 'final beneficiaries', must be completed by 31 March 2019 according to the long-awaited Royal Decree. read more ...
Brexit: current situation
News 29th of August 2018
On 19 March 2018 the European Union and The United Kingdom have reached an agreement over a so-called transition period. But what kind of impact does the Brexit have on Belgian companies? read more ...
Single permit in Belgium: final steps and important information for employers
News 9th of August 2018
Almost five years after the deadline for implementation (December, 25 2013), Belgian authorities are finally in the process of finalizing legislation in order to introduce a single application procedure that will allow non-EU nationals to obtain a single permit to live and work in Belgium. read more ...
'Use and enjoyment': a deviation from the B2B basic principle
News 31st of July 2018
Since the so-called 'VAT package' came into effect in 2010, the general principle is that transactions carried out in a B2B context must take place where the recipient of the service is established. read more ...
Transfer Pricing: administrative fines published
News 26th of July 2018
On 1 July 2016, the documentation requirement for transfer pricing was introduced in Belgium. The administrative fines range between 1,250 and 25,000 euros. read more ...
MT-CL consciously chooses Vandelanotte
News 25th of July 2018
MT-CL & ASSOCIES SPRL shall henceforth partner with accountancy and audit firm, Vandelanotte. read more ...
Belgium signs revolutionary Multilateral Instrument: what are the consequences?
News 5th of June 2018
Due to the BEPS action plan, which was approved by the OECD in 2015, almost all double taxation agreements will have to be modified. After all, this is recommended by four of the fifteen action points. read more ...
Adoption of Reporting Duty for Tax Specialists on Tax Structures from 2020
News 29th of May 2018
Europe has taken a new step in its fight against tax evasion and avoidance. In fact, European Ministers of Finance reached a unanimous agreement on 13 March 2018 regarding the introduction of a European Directive that makes the reporting of tax planning structures mandatory. read more ...
Dutch AOW benefit fully taxable as a pension in Belgium
News 23rd of May 2018
On 8 March 2018, a circular on the tax system with regard to Dutch state pension benefits was published. It lays out clearly how the Dutch pension in Belgium should be taxed after 1 January 2017. read more ...
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