At Mazars, we inform you about the recent developments and rules and regulations that can have impact on you or your organisation. Would you like to minimise your risks and maximise your opportunities? We have listed several noteworthy news items that can be of use to you.
Deadlines and changes to Fixed Charge Allowance (TVL)
17 May 2021 - One of the measures introduced by the government to help the Dutch economy get through the corona crisis is the Fixed Charges Allowance (TVL). Some important deadlines are approaching for this measure and an extension has also been announced. In this article we will elaborate on the main points of interest.
VAT and transport of goods to Northern Ireland
14 May 2021 - As a logistics provider, do you transport goods to Northern Ireland? If so, you have undoubtedly already had a lot to do with the consequences of the Brexit, which came into effect on 1 January 2021. Northern Ireland belongs to the United Kingdom (UK) and is therefore no longer part of the European Union (EU).
Getting a handle on data analytics and dashboarding
10 May 2021 - Data analytics is an increasingly common theme within companies that want to steer in a more focused way and aspire to progress in their sector. New developments are the order of the day in the logistics sector. Lack of resources, opportunities or ideas can hinder concrete application, but also the lack of a process around data analysis which ensures a concrete result.
Column Sander Boomman | Sustainability voor Not-for-Profit organisaties
6 mei 2021 - “Waarom is werken als accountant in de maatschappelijke sectoren zo leuk?” Dat is een vraag die collega’s mij regelmatig stellen. Het belangrijkste argument hiervoor is de gedrevenheid van de mensen in de sector. De impact die zij op de maatschappij willen maken, de purpose van de organisaties.
The advance NOW and the final settlement
8 April 2021 - Entrepreneurs have already been able to take advantage of four NOW periods, and the application period for the fifth period (for payroll costs for the second quarter of 2021) will start on May 17, 2021. After submitting the application, the UWV pays out an advance fairly quickly. At a later stage the final amount of the NOW subsidy is granted and it may then turn out that part of the advance has to be repaid or even that there is no entitlement to NOW at all and everything has to be repaid.
Brexit Radar insight: immigration
The UK’s exit from the EU has varied impacts on how a business operates and teams that work there. From the right to work to sponsorship regulations and settlement schemes, immigration developments are forcing businesses to update their guidance to match new laws.
6 May 2021 - For entrepreneurs who (in)directly do business with the United Kingdom, the Brexit has major practical consequences. Mazars is pleased to inform you about the various developments in this area.
Mazars contributes to collective progress on sustainability reporting
3 May 2021 - Two recent reports mandated by the European Commission have made recommendations on the development of EU sustainability reporting standards. The publication of each signifies that positive change is coming; below, Maud Gaudry shares her insight on the future of sustainability reporting and her experience working on one of the reports.
Concern among family businesses about possible retrenchment or abolition of business succession facilities
26 April 2021 - Since the parliamentary elections earlier this year, family businesses have been fearful of a possible scaling down or abolition of business succession facilities.Some parties want to soften or even abolish the business succession scheme, which is based on a conditional exemption from inheritance and gift tax when business assets are transferred.
When is the acquisition of shares in self-storage company subject to over-taxation?
21 April 2021 - On 17 March 2021, the Supreme Court ruled in a case concerning the acquisition of shares in a self-storage company. According to the Supreme Court, the acquisition of the shares is, under certain circumstances, subject to over-taxation. According to the Supreme Court, this depends on the question of whether the operation of the storage facilities is subordinate to the entirety of the services that the self-storage company provides to its customers. The Supreme Court has instructed the Court of Appeal of Amsterdam to investigate this further.