Belgium: New XML scheme for filing reports related to mandatory disclosure rules (DAC 6)

Current scheme (version 1.2) will be used for filing until 30 June 2021

Current scheme (version 1.2) will be used for filing until 30 June 2021

The Belgian tax authorities today released a new XML scheme (version 1.3) for filing reports related to the EU directive on mandatory disclosure rules (MDR-DAC 6).  

The current scheme (version 1.2) will be used for filing until 30 June 2021.

The new scheme is available on the website of the Belgian tax authorities.

  • The new version also implies changes to the validation rules and the user guide.
  • The updated new validation rules and user guide are expected to be published in May 2021.

The scheme is relevant for the development of tools that generate XML files for MDR-DAC 6 reporting purposes. Accordingly, the web application “MDR-DAC 6 XML Tool” on the website of the Belgian tax authorities will be modified and the new version will be made available as from 1 July 2021.

Read an April 2021 report prepared by the KPMG member firm in Belgium

 

 

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