New EU transparency rules for intermediaries involved in cross border tax planning
On 13 March, the EU Member States reached a political agreement on the European Commission’s proposal dated June 2017 aiming at strengthening tax transparency by the introduction of a mandatory…
PRESS RELEASE - WTS Global creates cutting-edge European Tax Law Centre in Brussels
Brussels, February 20, 2018 - WTS Global, the leading global tax practice, establishes its cutting-edge European Tax Lax Centre in Brussels under the leadership of Tiberghien
22 March 2018 | 08.30h - 17.00h | The College Hotel, Amsterdam
Indirect Tax Forum
Speaker: Stijn Vastmans
UBO registers further tightened throughout the EU !
Whilst the Luxembourg law proposal of 6 December 2017, which introduced the UBO register imposed under the fourth EU anti-money laundering directive (2015/849/EC, the “Fourth Directive”) into Luxembourg domestic law, is still…
UBO register very close to be introduced in Luxembourg !
Following the adoption of the fourth EU anti-money laundering directive (2015/849/EC, the “Directive”) which aim is to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing by means of, inter alia, introducing central…
23 February 2017 | 09.20h - 18.00h | Fiscal Institute Tilburg
New Perspectives on Fiscal State Aid: Legitimacy and Effectiveness of Fiscal State Aid Control
Speaker: Anne Van de Vijver
Ecofin agreement on new rules for e-commerce and e-books
This article briefly describes the new rules. Together with the higher focus of the VAT authorities on VAT and e-commerce, this evolution makes clear that a correct VAT compliance is…
US Senate approves tax bill
On Saturday 2 December, the Senate voted 51 to 49 to pass an amended version of the tax reform bill.
US Tax reform bill: Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts
17/11/2017 - On November 2, the House Republican's tax reform bill – the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – was released. This bill is 429 pages and should provide for…
Belgium introduces horizontal supervision
In the ongoing fight against tax fraud, the Belgian federal government intends to implement a new approach for tax audits. In the future, tax inspectors will no longer perform day-to-day…
Participation exemption for dividends received by parent companies: 100% exempt
In the framework of the expected corporate income tax reform (further to the agreement reached at government level last summer), the Belgian government intends increasing the participation exemption (dividend received…