Tax & Accounting Blog

Direct Tax Blog Series Part 1: How to Streamline Data, Process, and Calendar Management

Direct Tax Blog Series Part 1: How to Streamline Data, Process, and Calendar Management

Our 5-part Direct Tax blog series will offer insights from our experts on how to improve each key area of your direct tax process— from data preparation to reflection and analysis. In conversations with tax departments, here’s the challenge that rises to the top: Tax must connect several departments, often in various countries or regions, … Read More

Special Programs as a Tool to Support the Brazilian Exports Plan

Special Programs as a Tool to Support the Brazilian Exports Plan

Blog, Global Trade, ONESOURCE September 4, 2015

According to the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC), even though Brazil has the seventh largest economy in the world, it occupies the 25th position in the ranking of exporting countries. Source: http://www.mdic.gov.br/arquivos/dwnl_1435240866.pdf By analyzing the last four years’ data on the evolution of Brazilian participation in Global Trade Exports (the exception of … Read More

Residential Electricity VAT Rate in Belgium Rises 9/1/2015

Residential Electricity VAT Rate in Belgium Rises 9/1/2015

The center-right Belgian coalition government of Charles Michel has announced that as of 1 September 2015 the value-added tax rate applied to residential energy service will rise to 21%. The applicable rate had been 6% since 1 April 2014 under initiative of the previous government under Elio Di Rupo. Reception to the change has been … Read More