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Belgium Waiving VAT On COVID-19-Related Activities

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Last updated 5 hours ago | Monday, March 30, 2020

On March 24, 2020, the Belgian tax authority announced value-added tax will not be levied on medical equipment donated to hospitals and healthcare facilities. Read Full Story


Belgium Extends Deadlines In Light Of COVID-19

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Last updated 5 hours ago | Monday, March 30, 2020

On March 18, 2020, the Belgian tax authorities announced the postponement of various value-added tax filing and payment deadlines to support companies during the coronavirus crisis. Read Full Story


IMF Proposes Reforms For Belgium

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Belgium should look to broaden its tax base to fund labor tax reductions, the International Monetary Fund has said in its annual report for the country. Read Full Story


Austria May Pull Out Of European Financial Transactions Tax Talks

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

On February 19, 2020, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz issued a statement to say that he remains "committed" to the introduction of a financial transactions tax at European Union level along the same lines as that proposed by the German Government last month, despite opposition from within the EU, notably from Austria.Read Full Story


Austria Rejects German Financial Transactions Tax Plan

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has said that Austria does not agree with new German proposals for a European financial transactions tax. Read Full Story


Belgium Urged To Pursue Lower Taxes On Labor

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Belgium should continue to pursue structural reforms to its tax, labor, and pension systems, a new report from the OECD recommends. Read Full Story














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