You ask, we answer Based on five specific questions, we are bringing the same number of different themes to your attention. Not randomly, but based on the questions that we have recently received from our clients. Many Belgians have a second residence or property that they rent out as an investment. At present, the tax treatment of this property is quite advantageous. But we expect the imminent tax reform to change that. The blueprint that was put [...]
The federal government approved the Programme Law on 20 December 2020 – and, at the same time, new social measures in 7 domains. The measures entered into force on 1 January 2021. This article examines the 7 measures in more detail.
The federal government approved the Programme Law on 20 December 2020 – and, at the same time, 7 new tax measures. The measures entered into force on 1 January 2021. Some of them already had an effect in 2020. This article examines the 7 measures in more detail.
With the ‘P’ of Performance. Despite the health crisis, some companies are more confident about their growth opportunities than others. BDO experts have developed a 7P Diagnostic Tool so that you can check the health/success of your company or organisation and benchmark it against the market. Withdrawing into a corner is certainly not the right answer, as Jürgen Ingels and Marion Debruyne testify. In any case, BDO Belgium is not giving up. Proof of this is its latest acquisition: the Antwerp-based firm ‘Beirens & Wellens’. Even in the new normal, fiscal, social, and political movements continue to drive business and entrepreneurship. This issue of ‘To The Point’ homes in on the impact of the Programme Law, the new law on whistleblowers, the adapted rules for Belgian foundations, the consequences of Brexit on VAT, customs, GDPR and employee mobility, the importance of real-time accounting, and the new tax on securities accounts. Also covered: the BDO Academy, the CSR report, the tax on French dividends, and the sense and nonsense of municipal mergers.