February 15th, 2023|To The Point|
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 [...]
May 19th, 2021|To The Point|
Ready for the whistleblowers? At the end of 2021, Belgium must transpose the European Directive on whistleblowers into national law. The directive regulates how companies and public authorities can report violations of certain EU regulations and how they can protect the reporter or whistleblower. The related reporting system must meet specific conditions and takes a considerable amount of time to set up.
October 27th, 2020|To The Point|
Resumption of social elections process Due to the COVID-19 crisis, few or no employees have been physically present in the workplace, which has severely disrupted normal operations at many companies. As implementing the usual social election process was no longer feasible, the Group of Ten (the top employer and trade union negotiators) collectively decided to suspend the process. What happens now? Authors: Charlotte Van Braeckel, Junior Consultant, Johannes Pannus, Advisor BDO Social Legal On 17 March [...]