Tax

Tax updates for the shipping sector amid greener supply chain regulations

Following our most recent newsletter which put a spotlight on the shipping sector, here’s a round-up of the latest national and international developments. In Luxembourg: Account 115 In a final judgment released on 31 March 2022, the Luxembourg Supreme Court (Cour administrative) denied the qualification of contribution in account 115 for the purposes of th […]

The new tax landscape for shipping companies in Luxembourg

With an eye on the constant evolution of the international tax environment, we’re summarizing the latest national and international developments relevant for the sector. In Luxembourg 2022 budget law The 2022 budget law confirms that the corporate income tax rates will remain unchanged in 2022. The current legislation regarding inter alia the tax rates, tax […]
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CSSF 20/744: tax indicators for the fund industry

When anti-money laundering (AML) becomes anti-tax laundering, it’s a pretty clear sign that compliance officers need to hit the tax books. Over the past few years, the international tax landscape has been evolving towards more tax transparency and enhanced tax conformity across industries and professions. As such, tax compliance considerations are relevant […]
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Spotlight on subscription tax: recent challenges and benefits

Let’s be honest, subscription tax in Luxembourg has never been center stage. Frankly, why would it? For most asset managers, it’s an administrative tax, handled back-office, with easy, straightforward rules. Subscription tax ) is calculated according to the type of fund vehicle and its rate varies between 0.01% and 0.05% with quarterly filings. No big deal. […]

Part 2: DAC7 & record-keeping obligations for digital platforms

Welcome to Part 2 where we take a closer look at DAC7 which introduces an automatic exchange of information between Member States’ tax administrations for income generated by sellers on digital platforms. In its political guidelines (“A Union that strives for more”) for the next European Commission 2019-2024, the EU Commission reiterated its willingness […]
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New VAT obligations for electronic marketplaces

“It was high time we updated our tax rules to reflect the growing importance of digital platforms for the European Economy. Once the new rules (…) are adopted and implemented, national authorities will automatically exchange information on the revenues generated by sellers on these platforms, and those sellers will benefit from simpler administrative procedu […]
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