Covid-19 - Tax and social security implications on cross-border employment
The recent outbreak of the Covid-19 crisis may have a significant impact on the overall income tax situation of individuals, following a disruption in their
Covid-19 - New tax measures upcoming
At the start of the COVID-19 crisis, the federal and regional governments immediately implemented a number of tax (and other) measures. Those first measures
Future trend: home working
Employers will, most likely, make sure that employees can work from home. For employees working from home temporarily due to the Covid-19 crisis, a tax-free
Manage today, prepare for tomorrow
The coronavirus pandemic has far-reaching consequences for your business operations. When uncertainty is the new normal, standing still is not an option.
More flexible regime for organising meetings in times of COVID-19
Given that the organization of physical meetings has become a challenge as a result of the current security measures taken by the National Security Council to
Reporting the impact of COVID-19
As the impact of a novel strain of coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to unfold around the world, those individuals responsible for preparing financial
How does Covid-19 challenge your transfer pricing policy?
How does the Covid-19 crisis challenge your transfer pricing policy? What actions should be taken “now” to limit transfer pricing liabilities over 2020?
To inherit and to donate in quarantine times: what is the impact of COVID-19?
In a short period of time COVID-19 has significantly changed everyone’s life. Given the scale of the current crisis, both the federal and regional governments
A tax shelter investment: a solution in times of corona?
How a tax shelter investment can be a solution to anticipate the uncertain financial results of your company due to a negative impact of the Corona crisis and
Cashflow forecasting: where to focus your business in stressed or distressed conditions
With the rising impact of COVID-19 being seen worldwide, all industries will face significant disruption to their supply chain, workforce and cashflow. The
General meeting in times of Covid-19
On 29 March 2020, several “proxy decisions” were taken by the Minister of Justice, Koen Geens. One of these proxy decisions contains measures for general
Covid-19 in Belgium: Support measures at a glance
The Federal and regional governments have recently adopted measures to combat the corona crisis (Covid-19 virus). Considering the extent of the crisis, a large
Responding to covid-19: 7 Steps to manage cash flow and financial headwinds
The economic consequences of the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on future trading assumptions, and the direct impact on many companies, may place some
Direct Tax Calculator tool Benefit in Kind
Calculate the benefit in kind and employer's expenses for your company car
Tax guide 2019
Our tax guide can be used as a mnemonic for frequently used tax rates.
Update on UBO register
The new FAQ on the UBO register has been published on 2 April 2019, clarifying some previously unclear situations.
UBO-register: deadline postponed until 30 September!
UBO-register: deadline postponed until 30 September!
Benefit in kind Calculator tool Benefit in Kind
Calculate the benefit in kind and employer's expenses for your company car
Social The National Social Security Office broadens the concept of 'at charge of the employer
The recently published Administrative Instructions for the third quarter of 2018 show that the NSSO provides an expanded interpretation of the concept of
Individuals behind companies: to be declared to the UBO register!
On 16 October 2017, as you are doubtless aware, the new anti-money-laundering law came into force. The legislation provides a few obligations.
Tax guide 2018
Our tax guide can be used as a mnemonic for frequently used tax rates.
VAT VAT and international freight transport services: new developments
In a B2B context services are considered to take place where the recipient of the services is established. However, for certain transport services the place of
VAT Optional VAT charge on lease of immovable goods
With effect of 1 October 2018 an optional VAT system would be foreseen for the immovable lease of (parts of a) buildings, which are “erected” or “sustainably
Completion mechanics: Completion Accounts or Locked Box?
Settlement mechanisms in the completion of a company takeover
The impact of debt and debt-like items on the transaction price
Impact of debts when determining the share price
Creation of a UBO register: share ownership anonymity continues to crumble away
On 18 September 2017, a new anti-money-laundering law was approved, which came into effect on 16 October 2017 and which completely supersedes the
Cash and cash-like items: what's in a name?
Impact of cash when determining the share price in a company takeover
The difference between Enterprise value and Equity value
How do you determine the share price in a company takeover?
GDPR GDPR in a nutshell
GDPR, the new and obligatory way to protect your personal data
International business report (IBR) Business confidence grows, but threats still loom
Women in business
Women in business
Corporate governance report 2016 Boards of the future
History tells us that the successful companies of today aren't guaranteed to be those of tomorrow. How should companies survive, adapt and thrive? Fundamental
Advisory A seller's market set to continue after a big year for M&A
Companies are increasingly focused on high-quality strategic transactions, with less time spent on investigating peripheral opportunities, according to our
Lessons on big data from the healthcare sector
The healthcare sector is still experimenting with using big data but it already has plenty to teach us about the benefits and challenges of big data analytics.
International Business Report (IBR) The future of Europe 2016
​The European economy, still continuing its economic recovery after the 2008 financial crisis, faces many potential risks. Though varied, they fall into two
IFRS News - Q2 2016
IFRS News is your quarterly update on all things relating to International Financial Reporting Standards. We’ll bring you up to speed on topical issues,
Tax International indirect tax guide 2016
This publication explains and illustrates key tools companies can use to make their financial statements an effective communcation tool.
How to avoid a communications crisis
If you don’t want to deal with a communications crisis, make sure your corporate governance procedures are robust enough to prevent it in the first place
Assurance The future of audit
Insights on audit and its future in rapidly changing world. Follows a series of roundtables hosted by Grant Thornton and ACCA in seven countries.
First employment in Belgium – no employers contributions due!
An interesting measure further to the so-called tax shift is the ( almost full) exemption of employers contributions in case of a first employment in Belgium.
Making financial statements an effective communication tool
This publication explains and illustrates key tools companies can use to make their financial statements an effective communcation tool.
Women in business: turning promise into practice
The gender diversity issue has been on the business agenda for many years now, yet a third of businesses still have no women at a senior management level.