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EU dawn raids at French supermarkets ruled illegal
The Court has ruled that a dawn raid carried out by the European Commission at several French supermarket distributors was partially unlawful.
New Royal Decree extends (disclosure) obligations of the Belgian UBO register
Companies and other legal entities incorporated in Belgium must register their ultimate beneficial owners (“UBOs”) in the Belgian UBO register. The deadline...
Legal considerations for businesses during the coronavirus outbreak in Belgium
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to impact the daily lives of people around the world, the priority for companies remains, of course, the safety of their...
Coronavirus | Belgian measures for businesses
Since 18 March different authorities (EU, national, local) took measures in Belgium to reduce the spreading of the COVID-19 virus. In order to overcome the economic...
Coronavirus raises various tax questions in Belgium
The rapid spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) leads to far-reaching measures at home and abroad.
Belgium’s Governmental declaration of intent
After 493 days, Belgian politicians managed to form a so-called Vivaldi government.
Belgian tax authorities (finally) open the doors to charitable donations
Generally, ‘free’ does not go well with VAT. As a general rule, input VAT will not be deductible for goods or services which are supplied for free. However,...
Top rankings for Loyens & Loeff in the International Tax Review
The International Tax Review (ITR) has published its 2021 rankings.
Social elections 2020: Abuse of candidacy in the social elections?
Charlotte ran away angry after an argument with Ruth. “Now I am definitely announcing my candidacy for the social elections,” she emails to her manager. What...
Do’s & Don’ts in case of dismissal and downsizing
The coronavirus has a major impact on our economy and possibly also on your company. In the context of this pandemic, several companies are facing particularly...
Tax-free donating and giving to charities in Flanders
As of 1 July 2021, the Flemish Region will reduce the tax rates for gifts and legacies to charities to 0%. This has been decided by the Flemish Government in...
Holding Regimes in a New Era - 2020 edition
We are pleased to present you the 2020 edition of the Loyens & Loeff publication Holding Regimes in a New Era – Comparison of Tax and Non-Tax Aspects.
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