Private client law in Belgium: overview and Q&A
This extensive Q&A gives a high level overview of tax; tax residence; inheritance tax; buying property; wills and estate management; succession regimes; intestacy; trusts; charities; co-ownership; familial relationships; minority and…
24 September 2020 | 12.00 p.m. - 1.00 p.m. | WTS Global | Online
Webinar – Post-COVID reality: How to manage the risk of double taxation
Speaker: Tine Slaedts (T/A ECONOMICS AND WTS GLOBAL BELGIUM)
European law restrictions on the temporal effect of national juidicial decisions: the case of the Belgian Constitutional Court
The Belgian Constitutional Court is a court of law watching over the observance of the Constitution by the legislative authorities of Belgium. It has the power to annul, to declare…
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…