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International businesses - Making Tax Digital in the UK

International businesses - Making Tax Digital in the UK

05-04-2020

Since 1 October 2019 all businesses that are required to be VAT registered in the UK and have taxable income that exceeds the VAT registration threshold of £85,000 must register for Making Tax Digital (MTD). Previously HMRC have been experiencing difficulties in registering (...)Read more

Doing Business in Belgium

02-07-2018

Sharing Update 2018

Fiscal incentives for individuals

Fiscal incentives for individuals

31-01-2017

Exemption from capital gains tax on property sales Capital gains on the sale of a taxpayer’s main residence are never liable for tax. Capital gains on the sale of any other built property are taxable only if the property is sold within five years of its acquisition. Be (...)Read more

Social incentives for individuals

Social incentives for individuals

31-01-2017

Expatriate regime Employees of Belgian companies or of Belgian subsidiaries of foreign companies who do not have Belgian citizenship, who hold employment of a temporary nature and who maintain close personal and economic links to a foreign country may be entitled to a number o (...)Read more

Fiscal incentives for business

Fiscal incentives for business

31-01-2017

Exemption from capital gains tax on equities Capital gains realised by SMEs on the sale of equities may be exempt from tax if the issuer of the equities is subject to a normal tax regime and if the equities were previously held for an uninterrupted period of at least one year. (...)Read more

Social incentives for employers

Social incentives for employers

31-01-2017

Permanent exemption from employer’s contribution for the 1st employee hired Between 1 January 2016 and 31 December 2020, basic employer’s social security contributions will be waived for an unlimited period of time for the first employee hired. Reduction in employers (...)Read more