New Tax Measures in the 2017 Budget Law

The State Gazette published the Act of December 25, 2016, which implements the 2017 budget along the lines announced at the time of the budget discussions in October 2016. To read more, click here.

Belgium Reaches Agreement on Budget

In the early hours of October 15, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel announced that his government had found an agreement on the 2017 budget. The three topics that were at the centre of the budget discussion — an in-depth reform of the corporate tax, a capital gains tax for individuals, and new measures to channel savings into the economy — have …

New form 276 Div.-Aut (for withholding tax)

The tax authorities have released a new version of the form to claim back withholding tax paid by a Belgian company or bank. The form is called 276 Div.- Aut and it comes with an explanatory note. The main change is the statute of limitation as described in the explanatory note.  Tax must be claimed within five years from 1 January of the year in …