Iven De Hoon

About Iven De Hoon

Iven De Hoon wrote a number of books and articles on taxation. His trademark is a smooth, open style. Even the toughest subjects become understandable and captivating. Next to asset planning, his biggest passion is international taxation, especially everything offshore. He has, without a doubt, become the offshore specialist of the Benelux.

Greece uses drones to find tax fraud

By |Living|

The Greek tax authorities announced that they used surveillance drones to document tax violations on the island of Santorini. The drone operation lasted one day and aimed at collecting evidence

Italy plans a 10-year tax holiday for residents of Sicily, Sardinia and Calabria

By |Living|

People who dream about spending more time in Southern Italy, enjoying its delicious cuisine and sunny climate, may get a new tax-friendly opportunity. The Italian government has proposed a 10-year

Georgia – Free Zone destination

By |Doing business international|

What is a Free Zone? A Free Zone is a part of the territory (in this case of Georgia) with defined borders and a special status granted by law. The

Uganda first to introduce a Gossip Tax

By |Living|

The world has witnessed various weird taxes, such as the Russian tax on beards, the tax on Chinese immigrants into Canada, the English tax on fireplaces and windows. Uganda, a

Belgians pay fines and taxes for showing their national flag

By |Living|

The Belgian national soccer team started their participation in the World Cup in Russia with two consecutive wins, one against Panama and one against Tunisia. To support their national team,

10 jurisdictions with no inheritance tax

By |Living|

There is a growing social movement arguing that people should become wealthy by working hard, and not by inheriting wealth from their relatives. That is why many governments impose significant

After Brexit, the EU countries will pay more tax to the EU

By |Doing business international, Living|

In a few months, the United Kingdom (UK) will not only leave the European Union (EU), but will also stop paying contributions to the EU budget. This will put the

E.U. may include U.S. in the list of tax havens

By |Doing business international|

The news agency Bloomberg reported that the E.U. has ordered a “fast-track” investigation of the U.S. taxation practices in the light of the E.U. initiative to create a list of

Malta: The EU’s Crypto Leader

By |Doing business international|

The fast growing number of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology-based businesses encourage more governments worldwide to introduce legal frameworks for regulating such companies. In order to strengthen its position as an

Tax Treatment of Cryptocurrencies in Slovenia

By |Doing business international|

Together with Estonia, Lithuania, and Finland, Slovenia is one of the countries-to-be in Europe for businesses dealing with cryptocurrencies. The Slovenian government aims to represent the country as a leading