The International Monetary Fund has recommended that Belgium could reduce its rate of corporate tax within a wider tax reform plan that should aim to remove distortions from the business tax system.Read Full Story
Belgian pension funds have urged the Government to withdraw from the proposed European Union financial transaction tax, warning that the tax could "devastate" the industry.Read Full Story
The European Parliament has rejected a request by 89 Members of European Parliament to refer the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement to the European Court of Justice for an opinion. Read Full Story
An Advocate General of the European Court of Justice has concluded that Belgium's fairness tax is incompatible with the EU Parent-Subsidiary Directive.Read Full Story
The tax-to-GDP ratio in the European Union remained stable in 2015, while the ratio in the Eurozone was down slightly on the previous year. Read Full Story
If the UK's trading relationship with the EU reverts to World Trade Organisation rules post-Brexit, the impact on trade with individual EU member states will depend on the volume and nature of the merchandise traded, Ireland's Economic and Social Research Institute has said. Read Full Story
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