Today, tax compliance is more than simply submitting a correct tax return on time. In recent years much emphasis has been placed on transparency by the OECD and the EU in order to tackle ‘aggressive’ tax planning. In order to boost transparency, several measures have recently been implemented or will be implemented in the near future. Some of these measures will imply a greater degree of disclosure by companies and therefore an increase in the tax reporting obligations.
Procedural changes in Belgian income tax law: increased importance of compliance
Be aware of tax risks
As a result of measures like country-by-country reporting, the introduction of the UBO-register, the common reporting standards and the automatic exchange of rulings, companies may also face a higher level of scrutiny from the tax authorities in the future. It is therefore essential that your organisation is aware of its tax risks and has a system in place to manage these tax risks properly. Only then you will have a grip on the tax function and your management will be entirely in control of tax matters.
Collaboration, independence, customisation & accuracy
Working with us means working with an independent partner that is not in any way affiliated with an audit firm. You decide which activities you manage in your tax compliance process and which activities you want to outsource.
We are accurate and scrupulous - we check and verify. We report extensively on everything we undertake and record every consideration, decision and advice in writing to ensure that your file is complete. This is essential, particularly in matters concerning tax compliance.
Our tax compliance services
We can arrange all your organisation’s compliance processes. These include preparing and submitting your tax returns (for example income tax and withholding tax) complying with transfer pricing documentation obligations and other reporting formalities, determining the tax position in commercial financial statements, auditing your company and training the business people.
We offer several options. For example, we can assist with the implementation of the tax function or offer additional resources if your tax department is temporarily overloaded.
NicolasBertrandAttorney at law Partner
Nicolas Bertrand is a partner in our Brussels office. He co-heads the Loyens & Loeff Family Owned Business & Private Wealth Practice Group in Belgium.T: +32 2 773 23 46 E: email@example.com
MarcDhaeneAttorney at law Local Partner
Marc Dhaene is a member of the Loyens & Loeff International Tax Services in Belgium and of the Tax Controversy and Litigation Team. His expertise covers a broad range of international and domestic corporate tax issues.T: +32 2 743 43 22 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
ChristianChéruyAttorney at law Partner
Christian Chéruy is a partner of our International Tax Services Practice Group in Brussels. He also heads the Belgian Tax Controversy and Litigation Team. He is a former local managing partner and non-executive Chairman of the Loyens & Loeff Benelux Board.T: +32 2 743 43 03 E: email@example.com
NatalieReypensAttorney at law Partner
Natalie Reypens is a member of the Loyens & Loeff International Tax Services Practice Group and heads the Belgian Transfer Pricing Team. She is a partner in our Brussels office. She focuses on corporate and international tax law.T: +32 2 743 43 37 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
SaskiaLustAttorney at law Partner
Saskia Lust is a partner in our Brussels office. She co-heads the Family Owned Business & Private Wealth Team in Belgium. She focuses on international asset structuring.T: +32 2 700 10 27 E: email@example.com