Tax law

Our dedicated tax law team provides (preventive) tax advice on all aspects of direct and indirect taxation (personal tax, corporate tax, VAT, registration taxes, customs and excise, ...), possibly in consultation with the accountant/account/tax consultant of our clients.

 

We also offer expertly assistance in the field of tax planning, optimization, ruling requests and/or tax regularization.

 

When corporate or individual taxpayers are entangled in a legal dispute with the tax authorities, our lawyers provide them with adequate support. This support encompasses both the administrative phase and litigation before the competent courts.

Services

Customs and excise

We offer assistance in the event of questions, investigations (control) and administrative and/or legal proceedings regarding customs and excise.

Income tax

We offer assistance in the event of questions, investigations (control) and administrative and/or legal proceedings regarding the income tax code:

  • personal income tax
  • corporate tax
  • income tax on legal entities
  • taxation of non-residents
  • rateable value on real property

Local taxes

We offer assistance in the event of questions, investigations (control) and administrative and/or legal proceedings regarding local taxes, like town taxes.

Preliminary rulings

We offer assistance to clients in the event of discussions with the Department Preliminary Rulings regarding a request for tax ruling (preliminary ruling):

  • composing a ruling file
  • filing a prefiling request and contacts with the Department Preliminary Rulings
  • official filing of a tax ruling request, follow-up and assessment of the preliminary rulings issued by the Department concerned

Registration duties

We offer assistance in the event of questions, investigations (control) and administrative and/or legal proceedings regarding registration duties.

Tax collection

We offer assistance in the event of questions, investigations (control) and administrative and/or legal proceedings regarding the collection of taxes:

  • negotiation of payment modalities
  • filing requests for redemption of interests
  • filing requests for remission of fines
  • opposition before the judge hearing attachment proceedings
  • filing requests for unlimited extension of execution

Tax criminal law

Thanks to the integrated approach of our dedicated teams, we have acquired excellent knowledge in handling tax fraud violations (tax forgery, infringement of the income tax code and the VAT code, …)

Tax regularizations

We offer assistance to our clients in the field of tax regularization (with the local control authority or with the point of contact for regularization):

  • situation analysis
  • requesting for all useful documents with (foreign) institutions
  • setting up a regularization file
  • filing a tax regularization file, follow-up and assessment of the decision made by the point of contact for regularization 

Value-added tax (VAT)

We offer assistance in the event of questions, investigations (control) and litigations regarding the VAT code:

  • VAT taxpayer
  • scope of action
  • tax base
  • VAT rate
  • exemptions (export, intra-community supplies, …)
  • VAT deduction
  • VAT refund

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