Belgium Electricity V.A.T.March 2022
The V.A.T on non commercial use of electricity is reduced from 21% to 6% in the period from March 1, 2022 to June 30, 2022.
The reduction for residential use is applied by the electricity suppliers automatically.
Belgium Tax Withholding Rates 2017January 2017
Starting January 1, 2017 the tax withholding rate for payments of dividends, interest and royalties to nonresident companies was increased from previous 27% to 30%.
Belgium Corporate Tax CutOctober 2016
The finance minister announced in September his reform regarding a sharp cut in Belgium corporate income tax rates.
According to the plan which has not been approved yet the corporate income tax rate, currently 33.99% will be reduce to 27% in 2017, 24% in 2018 and 20% in 2019.
Belgium Tax Returns DeadlineJune 2013
The Belgium tax office extended the deadline for filing electronic income tax returns to October 1, 2013 compared to the previous deadline of September 18.
The deadline for filing paper returns remains unchanged till August 31, 2013.
Belgium V.A.T on Sale of LandFebruary 2010
Belgium adopts the findings of the ECJ, European Court of Justice. Starting 1.1.2011 the combined sale of a new building and land would be subject to 21% V.A.T, including on the sale of land.
Currently the sale of land in such cases is exempt from V.AT under certain terms.
Belgium Australia New Tax TreatyJuly 2009
Belgium and Australia signed on June 25 , 2009 a new protocol amending the existing tax treaty between the two countries .The protocol allows for a full exchange of federal tax information between the countries.
The agreement is a significant step by Belgium to meet international standards set by the OECD Model.
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