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Back to (remote) work: new rules for Belgian employers as from September 2021

Back to (remote) work: new rules for Belgian employers as from September 2021
09/09/2021

After 1.5 year of teleworking, the Belgian Coordination Committee (coordination body composed of Federal, regional and community ministers) decided to lift the recommendation to work from home as of 1 September 2021. As a result, many employees are now gradually returning to the office, often on a part-time basis.

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Cross-border employment Belgium-Luxembourg: “24-days” rule becomes “34-days” rule

Cross-border employment Belgium-Luxembourg: “24-days” rule becomes “34-days” rule
02/09/2021

On 31 August 2021, the Belgian Prime Minister, Alexander De Croo and the Luxembourg Prime Minister, Xavier Bettel, announced a further relaxation of the 24 days rule for a post-COVID-19 “home working” era.

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The reconstitution reserve allows to exempt profits from corporate tax

The reconstitution reserve allows to exempt profits from corporate tax
30/08/2021

The so-called reconstitution reserve is part of the additional economic, tax and financial measures to soften the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and supports companies to restore their equity level and safeguard sufficient cash flow and solvability in the years to come.

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Belgian Ultimate Beneficial Owner Register: deadline for uploading supporting documents expires August 31, 2021

Belgian Ultimate Beneficial Owner Register: deadline for uploading supporting documents expires August 31, 2021
26/08/2021

All Belgian companies, foundations, non-profit organizations, fiduciaries and trusts must submit information about their ultimate beneficial owners to the Ultimate Beneficial Owners (UBO) register. In addition, reporting entities are now required to upload proof that the information on the UBO register is adequate, accurate and up-to-date.

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Mrs. Marga Caproni

Returning to the workplace – Part 5: working time for teleworkers
23/08/2021

In this fifth and final episode of our Working from Home series, we will dive into the less explored topic of working time for teleworkers.

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The new "corona" premium for employees : an interesting social and tax incentive
12/08/2021

On 1 August 2021, the 'corona premium' rules came into force in Belgium. This premium, paid in the form of consumption vouchers (either electronic or paper), can be used in certain businesses and establishments

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Mrs. Marga Caproni

Returning to the workplace – Part 4: Now you see me, now you don’t … Monitoring teleworkers’ productivity
31/07/2021

The pandemic has given an enormous boost to working from home, in particular (to state the obvious) when it was mandatory. Where roles permitted it, even those employers and employees most vigorously

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Mr. Alexander Vandenbergen
Mr. Jan Hofkens

Coronapremie is er!
29/07/2021

Vandaag zijn in het Belgisch Staatsblad de regels rond de coronapremie verschenen. 

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Mrs. Marga Caproni

Returning to the workplace – Part 3: Off to town for a home office? (Belgium)
26/07/2021

I will start this third part of our Working from Home series with a confession: I worked the first couple of weeks of lockdown from a small table dragged in from our balcony.

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Mrs. Marga Caproni

Returning to the workplace, Part 2 - when working from home comes at a price
16/07/2021

At the risk of kicking in an open door, working from home and the return to the office has become this summer’s hot topic. In Belgium the pandemic has meant that working from home where you could was mandatory until the end of June. Employees are now gradually returning to the workplace but surveys show that if it were left up to them, most would prefer to continue to work from home at least 2 or 3 days a week.

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