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Belgium: Temporary reduction of VAT rate on hydroalcoholic masks and gels

The Belgian government has presented a plan in the framework of the fight against Covid-19 including the extension of the reduction of the VAT rate from 21% to 6% on masks and hydroalcoholic gels. This reduction applies from 1 April 2021 until 30 June 2021. Source: ejustice.just.fgov.be (in French)

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Brexit – Belgium: UK companies exempted from the obligation to appoint a tax representative

The Belgian Tax Administration clarifies that UK businesses that carry out transactions for which they are liable for VAT in Belgium are temporarily exempted from the obligation to appoint a fiscal representative in Belgium. However, businesses can appoint a fiscal agent in Belgium to carry out and complete their VAT obligations in their place. Find […]

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Belgium – The Belgian government publishes a draft law on the entry into force of the e-commerce VAT reform on 1 July 2021

The Belgian Government published on 5 March 2021 a draft law regarding the entry into force of the e-commerce VAT reform, which is taking effect as of 1st July 2021. If you need more details, please contact our experts. Source: Chamber of Representatives (Belgium) (pdf in French and Flemish)

Belgian VAT refund for companies established outside of the EU – 13th directive

ASD GROUP > OUR SERVICES IN BELGIUM > VAT REFUND – 13TH DIRECTIVE Belgian VAT refund for companies established outside of the EU – 13th directive Need help? How can companies established outside of the European Union get a refund of Belgian VAT? The refund of Belgian VAT is a right Just like European companies, […]

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Belgium – Brexit – Clarification of the obligation to appoint a tax representative for UK companies.

The Belgian tax authoritiese have clarified the consequences of Brexit for businesses established in the United Kingdom which are identified for VAT purposes in Belgium. After Brexit and in the absence of an agreement, the Belgian VAT number now available to businesses established in the United Kingdom will no longer suffice. UK […]

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Belgium: extension of the deadlines for filing VAT and EC sales list returns for June and July 2020

On 9 June 2020, the Belgian tax administration announced that the usual deadlines for filing the declaration and paying VAT for May 2020 had been restored. As part of the business support measures following the Covid-19 crisis, the Belgian Minister of Finance has initiated the extension of the deadlines for the submission of […]

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Belgium: return to the usual deadlines for the filing of declarations and the payment of VAT

Because of Covid-19, Belgium had taken measures to postpone VAT declarations and payments for the months of March and April 2020.    The Belgian tax administration has announced the return to the usual deadlines for the filing of the declaration and payment of VAT for the month of May 2020.    Therefore: the […]

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Belgium to reduce VAT rate for mouth masks and hydro-alcoholic gels to 6%

In order to help combat the Covid-19 pandemic, Belgium has reduced the VAT rate applicable to mouth masks and hydro-alcoholic gels from 21% to 6%. As a result, mouth masks and hydro-alcoholic gels can now be imported and sold in Belgium at a VAT rate of 6%. This reduced rate is applicable from 4 […]

Tax representation, VAT management and obligations in Belgium

ASD GROUP > OUR SERVICES IN BELGIUM > TAX REPRESENTATION IN BELGIUM Tax representation, VAT management and obligations in Belgium need help? Who needs to appoint a tax representative? Appointing a tax representative is a legal obligation. This applies to every company based outside the European Union engaging in transactions taxable in Belgium, such as: […]

Appointing a tax agent in Belgium

ASD GROUP > OUR SERVICES IN BELGIUM > APPOINTING A TAX AGENT IN BELGIUM Appointing a tax agent in Belgium need help? Who needs to register for VAT in Belgium? Being registered for VAT in Belgium is a legal requirement for foreign companies that perform operations for which they are liable for VAT in Belgium, […]