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BEPS Changes Effective For UK-Belgium Double Tax Deal

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The UK Government on January 10, 2020, released the synthesized text of the 1987 Belgium-UK double tax agreement, as modified by the BEPS multilateral instrument.Read Full Story


Belgium To Expedite VAT Refunds For Start-Ups

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

On December 18, 2019, the Belgian Federal Public Finance Service announced that start-up companies can request accelerated refunds of value-added tax credits from January 1, 2020. Read Full Story


Belgium Requires Rounding For Cash Payments

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, December 16, 2019

On December 9, 2019, the Belgian Federal Public Finance Service reminded vendors that since December 1, 2019, they are required to round off cash payments to the nearest five cents. Read Full Story


Germany Presents Text For EU Financial Transactions Tax

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, December 16, 2019

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has presented a final proposal for a European Union financial transactions tax to the 10 member states participating in the initiative. Read Full Story


Nine EU Finance Ministers Call For Green Tax On Aviation

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Nine EU member states have called on the European Commission to draw up proposals for an EU-wide aviation tax. Read Full Story


Ireland Had EU's Lowest Tax-To-GDP Burden In 2018: Eurostat

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, November 15, 2019

The overall tax burden in the European Union relative to GDP rose slightly in 2018, to 40.3 percent, the Eurostat has announced. Read Full Story














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