Shareholders’ say on pay – Prepare your next general meeting – Last call (PwC)

Authors: Bart Van den Bussche and Bart Lombaerts (PwC)Publication date: 24/02/2021 In our newsflash dated 6 May 2020, we informed you about the extended say on pay of shareholders introduced by the Revised Shareholders’ Rights Directive (SRD II) and implemented into Belgian law for Belgian quoted companies. Remuneration report: extended transparency on individual

2021-02-26T10:00:40+00:00 26 février, 2021|Categories: Droit des societés|Tags: |

DAC6 – Arrangements to be reported in January and February 2021 postponement until 28 February 2021 (PwC)

Author: Pieter Deré (PwC)Publication date: 28/01/2021 The Belgian Tax Authorities just published an update regarding the DAC6 reporting deadlines for arrangements to be reported in January and February 2021.  Due to communication difficulties linked to COVID-19 Pandemic, the Belgian tax administration will apply an administrative tolerance for all arrangements that

2021-01-30T12:18:09+00:00 30 janvier, 2021|Categories: Impôts directs|Tags: , |

Brexit does not only impact fishing territories but also M&A transactions (PwC)

Author: Nancy De Beule (PwC)Publication date: 07/01/2021 As foreseen, on 1 January 2021, the transition period during which the UK was still considered a Member State of the EU and European Economic Area (EEA) has ended. Among a variety of topics, this is also relevant for Belgian tax purposes, and

2021-01-20T01:06:05+00:00 20 janvier, 2021|Categories: Droit des societés Impôts directs|Tags: , , |

National courts to interpret milestone EU Danish cases on beneficial ownership and abuse (PwC)

Author: Michael Vangenechten (PwC) Publication date: 17/11/2020 On 26 February 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its judgments in the so-called “Danish cases”. The underlying question of these cases was whether dividend and interest payments could be exempt from withholding tax under the EU Parent

2020-11-17T14:41:08+00:00 17 novembre, 2020|Categories: Impôts directs|Tags: |

Further details on the tax measures of the Vivaldi government (PwC)

Auteur: Sandrine Schaumont (PwC) Publicatiedatum: 04/11/2020 Introduction The program law regarding the budget statement of 2021 has recently been issued by the Belgian Vivaldi government. Again an opportunity for the PwC tax reform news room to highlight the most important tax measures that have been introduced from a personal, corporate

2020-11-10T11:12:43+00:00 10 novembre, 2020|Categories: Impôts directs TVA et douane|Tags: |

A first glimpse in the tax measures of the Vivaldi government (PwC)

Author: Pieter Deré (PwC) Publication date: 30/09/2020 Today, 7 political parties reached an agreement on the formation of a new Belgian government (the so-called Vivaldi government). While the last edits are being made to the agreement, the broad outline is becoming clear.  The agreement mentions the intention for a relance

2020-10-01T16:53:16+00:00 1 octobre, 2020|Categories: Impôts directs|Tags: |

eStox, a digital shareholders’ register for companies (PwC)

Author: Philippe Vyncke (PwC)  Publication date: 16/07/2020 The shareholders’ register is an important cornerstone for every company. A shareholders’ register provides an overview of who the shareholders are, when they became shareholders and which shares a company has. Paper shareholders’ registers involve multiple risks. They can get lost, entries can

2020-07-27T02:25:59+00:00 27 juillet, 2020|Categories: Droit des societés|Tags: |

Coronavirus – impact on companies with an international workforce (PwC)

Auteur:Philip Maertens (PwC) Publicatiedatum: 13/03/2020 The outbreak and spreading of the coronavirus (COVID-19) leaves almost no one unaffected. It has become a worldwide phenomenon impacting personal and family life, governments, businesses and the economies across the globe. Depending on the location and anticipated impact of the virus, certain (sometimes extreme)

2020-03-14T09:50:43+00:00 14 mars, 2020|Categories: Droit social Impôts directs|Tags: , |

OECD Secretariat seeks input on global minimum tax design (PwC)

Author: Evi Geerts (PwC)  Publication date: 14/11/2019 On 8 November, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Secretariat published a Public consultation document: the Global Anti-Base Erosion Proposal (‘GloBE’) (Pillar II) which seeks stakeholders’ views on the introduction of common global minimum tax rules across the more than 130 countries participating in the

2019-11-15T09:24:27+00:00 15 novembre, 2019|Categories: Impôts directs|Tags: , |