Constitutional Court gives foreign (inheritance) tax credit

5 months ago
Marc Quaghebeur

In a decision of 3 June 2021, the Constitutional Court ordered a major change of the Belgian inheritance tax code,…

How do you tax overseas real property …

... without infringing European law? After the European Court of Justice ordered Belgium to change its rules on the taxation…

5 months ago

Confused UK retirees …

The Belgian tax authorities are emphasising that it has nothing to do with Brexit, but this year, they have suddenly…

6 months ago

Taxes in Corona Times

Covid-19 has changed certain rules and habits. You cannot visit the tax office to get help to complete your tax…

6 months ago

2021 Tax Return: Appeal the Tax Bill

How and where you do that is explained on page 2 of your tax bill. You have to send a…

6 months ago

2021 Tax Return : The Tax Bill

Now that you have filed your tax return, all that you can do is wait for the taxman to send…

6 months ago

2021 Tax Return: Nowhere to Hide

For years, many people thought they could safely "forget" the income they had outside Belgium; the taxman would never find…

7 months ago

2021 Tax Return: Stock Exchange Tax

Belgium has always charged a tax on stock exchange transactions, such as the purchase and sale of some financial instruments…

7 months ago

2021 Tax Return: Box XIII – Trusts

You have to confirm whether you have set up a legal arrangement (a “construction juridique”) or whether you are the…

7 months ago