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The new Flemish Government has announced some important changes in the field of bequests and donations. 1. Duo bequest (duo-legaat / duo-legs) In case of a so called ‘duo bequest’, (part of) the estate is left to a charity organisation under the condition to pay out a certain amount of the bequest to a
The proposal seeks to allocate a greater share of taxing rights to the countries where consumers/users are located – regardless of a business’ physical presence there.
By 1 January 2020, the EU Member States have the obligation to introduce the so-called “quick fixes” in their national VAT legislation. These “quick fixes” are 4 concrete measures that are aimed at establishing a uniform VAT treatment for certain cross-border EU supply of goods transactions. From a Belgian perspective, the draft law has recently
Last week, the Belgian tax authorities published a practice note commenting on the scope of application of the Belgian Tax on Savings Income (or “Reynders Tax”). Capital Gains Tax. As a recall, the Belgian Tax on Savings Income (“BTSI”), also referred to as the Reynders Tax, (the main provision of which being “art. 19bis” of the Belgian Income Tax
New Flemish Government – Coalition Agreement (2019-2024): Anticipated tax changes for individual persons
On 30 September 2019, the new Flemish coalition agreement was finally announced (read the full text here). Below, you can find an overview of the most important anticipated changes from a personal income tax point of view. For an overview of the gift and inheritance tax measures, we refer to our newsflash of 3 October
On 30 September 2019, the Flemish negotiating political parties presented the Flemish Coalition Agreement (the Agreement), setting the scene and focus areas for the Flemish Government in the 5 years to come (read the full text here). The last chapter of the agreement outlines the priorities of this Flemish Government in terms of finances and