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September 17, 2020

Budget Day 2020: changes to payroll taxes

In our memorandum we address the most significant changes proposed for payroll taxes and social security contributions.

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September 16, 2020

The 2021 Tax Plan on two pages

We have prepared a two-page overview of the measures contained in the 2021 Tax Plan package.

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September 16, 2020

Tax measures for 2021

The main features of the 2021 Tax Plan package are addressed in our memorandum

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September 7, 2020

Lump Sum Payment, Early Retirement Scheme and Leave Savings Scheme Bill

In this bill the government elaborates on three of the agreements made as part of the Pension Agreement: more freedom of choice in the use of the pension, more options for early retirement and more scope to utilize the tax relief for saving leave for the purposes of early retirement.

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September 3, 2020

Failure to comply with reporting obligation for international postings fineable in the future

The Inspectorate SZW did enforce the reporting obligation during the first six months but did not impose any penalties. This trial period ended on September 1, 2020 and thus the freedom to voluntarily comply with the reporting obligation has come to an end.

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September 2, 2020

Relief and recovery package for the economy and labor market (Emergency package 3.0)

On August 28, 2020 by letter to the Lower House of Parliament, the government presented a relief and recovery package for businesses and workers, which follows on from the two previous emergency packages.

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August 27, 2020

Impact of transfer pricing adjustments on EU customs valuation

Many companies are not aware that retrospective intercompany transfer pricing adjustments could potentially impact the customs valuation of goods imported into the EU. It is therefore imperative that action will be taken.

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August 26, 2020

KPMG 2020 CEO Outlook: COVID-19 Special Edition

The KPMG 2020 CEO Outlook COVID-19 Special Edition finds the world’s chief executives using this unparalleled moment in history to lead with increased purpose and impact, both societal and economic. 

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August 21, 2020

Court of Appeals judgment on the standard practice criterion in the work-related costs rules

In the order for reference, the Court of Appeals The Hague based its assessment on the framework set by the Supreme Court in its judgment and offered more clarity on some practical elements.

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August 14, 2020

FS Tax Newsletter | August 2020

In this edition of the FS Tax newsletter we discuss two important judgments by the Court of Justice of the European Union in VAT cases: firstly, in the A Oy case, the Court established that co-location services do not constitute the leasing of or service attributable to immovable property. Secondly, in the BlackRock case, the Court confirmed that the provision of a single management service is not partially VAT-exempt.

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August 13, 2020

New European environmental taxes in the offing

In July, EU heads of government reached agreement on the largest-ever EU recovery package to mitigate the consequences of the corona recession. The agreement includes new environment-related measures at the EU level.

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July 23, 2020

Postponement of the e-commerce EU VAT package to 1 July 2021 confirmed.

The postponement of the effective date of the e-commerce EU VAT package to 1 July 2021 has been confirmed by the Council of the EU on 22 July 2020. E-commerce businesses will need to get their data, systems and processes ready for these major changes on time.

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