Belgium: Ahead of Tax - Tax challenges in light of the "new way of working" (Webinar)

Some takeaways from a tax perspective regarding remote work

In brief

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, remote, flexible, and hybrid work models have become more prevalent. Companies were forced to change standard ways of working and engagement with employees to ensure the long-term viability of the business. A new understanding of what is possible emerged, from remote working to flexible employment models. We are seeing in the market that it looks like it is here to stay.

During this webinar, we provided some key takeaways for the challenges that tax departments are facing in light of the "new way of working" since the widespread emergence of (cross-border) remote work.

A wide range of the tax and social security implications of remote working were covered, such as the consequences of remote working abroad and the possibility that such structural remote working abroad creates a permanent establishment, possible social security and tax registrations/implications also from an employee cost reimbursement perspective, etc.


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