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Belgium VAT rules update

Belgian VAT code gets update

Belgium is considering a range of VAT compliance updates. A draft Bill is now passing in Parliament regarding a number of measures.

Also, see our Belgian VAT country guide.

The updates include:

  • New legal definition of an electronic invoice as the country prepares for mandated e-invoicing from July 2024
  • Extension of the reduced 6% VAT rate to solar panels
  • Ratification of the extended cut to domestic electricity VAT
  • VAT cut on medical equipment related to COVID-19 measures
  • New definition of VAT abuse when obtaining a tax advantage contra to the objectives of the VAT Code
  • Clarification on the rules for 6% reduced VAT rate on private buildings improvements

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