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December 10, 2019

Major changes EU VAT and e-commerce 2021

New VAT rules for e-commerce will be introduced in the European Union (EU) as of January 1, 2021. In this blog Max van de Ven, Andy van Esdonk and Giancarlo Stanco, of KPMG Meijburg & Co, each share their view on the impact of these new VAT rules.

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December 9, 2019

Country-by-Country Reporting: overview of notification requirements per country

Meijburg & Co has prepared an overview of the CbCR notification requirements for all countries that have (currently) implemented final CbCR legislation as of 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

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December 5, 2019

Annual adjustment of salary criterion for highly skilled migrants 2020

The gross monthly salaries that apply as of January 1, 2020 have been published.

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December 5, 2019

Annual adjustment of salary criterion for highly skilled migrants 2020

The salary criterion for highly skilled migrants is contained in the Foreign Nationals Employment Act Implementation Decree (Besluit uitvoering Wet arbeid vreemdelingen). This also stipulates that salaries are to be adjusted annually with effect from January 1 on the basis of recent index figures for negotiated wages, as published by Statistics Netherlands.

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December 5, 2019

Interview Unilever about the future of taxes

In the new KPMG RAAD Magazine the CFO and EVP Global Tax & Treasury of Unilever shared their thoughts about the future of taxes with Loek Helderman, partner of KPMG Meijburg & Co.

 

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December 4, 2019

Supreme Court: 2% real estate transfer tax more likely on offices converted to apartments

This is a favorable outcome for the real estate market. The acquisition of (an apartment right in) a converted building intended for residential use is more likely to be subject to 2% rather than 6% real estate transfer tax.

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December 4, 2019

Supreme Court: 2% real estate transfer tax more likely on offices converted to apartments

On November 29, 2019 the Supreme Court rendered judgment on the application of the reduced real estate transfer tax rate of 2% to the acquisition of an apartment right in a converted building intended for residential use. 

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November 19, 2019

Dutch Customs grants postponement to exporters not established in the Union

Who can act as an exporter? This question has been causing considerable commotion in the Union for some time now. 

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November 19, 2019

State aid: Commission approves prolongation of amendments to the Dutch tonnage tax scheme

The European Commission has authorised, under EU State aid rules, the prolongation of three amendments to the Dutch tonnage tax regime until 31 December 2028.

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November 15, 2019

Advocate General at CJEU in Dong Yang VAT case

On November 14, 2019 Advocate General Kokott rendered her Opinion in the Dong Yang Electronics case (C-547/18). 

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November 15, 2019

Multilateral instrument causes tax temperatures to fluctuate

Fred van Horzen, partner specialized in tax treaties, EU treaty freedoms and State aid, shares his views on tax temperature fluctuations.

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November 13, 2019

EU-Singapore trade deal to take effect this month

On November 8, 2019 the EU Council approved the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA), which will enter into force on November 21, 2019. 

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