Expat News Tagged 'Belgium'

European Healthcare Index Published

European Healthcare Index Published

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 29 January, 2015

An independent report on healthcare in 36 European countries has said that consumer and patient rights are improving in Europe, but there is a widening performance gap between wealthy and poor European countries' health facilities. Read full story »

Tags: Western Europe | Belgium | Denmark | Iceland | Netherlands | public health | Estonia | Luxembourg | Norway | health care | Finland | Germany | Italy | Spain | services | Expats | Welfare | Europe | Scotland

 

Belgian Tax Changes Hit Property Owners

Belgian Tax Changes Hit Property Owners

By Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels, 09 January, 2015

Belgium is no longer the most attractive location for owner-occupiers to buy, own, or sell real estate, according to a new report that reviewed the tax rules in 11 European countries. Read full story »

Tags: capital gains tax (CGT) | tax | Belgium | Ireland | Netherlands | Portugal | real-estate | Luxembourg | stamp duty | France | Germany | Italy | Spain | Sweden | tax breaks | individual income tax | Expats | Europe | Study | Tax

 

Western Union Launches Digital Money Transfers For Europe

Western Union Launches Digital Money Transfers For Europe

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com, 15 September, 2014

Expats living in Austria, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, or the UK are now able to use their bank accounts online to fund Western Union money transfers. Read full story »

Tags: Belgium | Netherlands | banking | United Kingdom | Austria | Germany | retail | services | Expats | Money Transfers | Lifestyle | Lifestyle

 

Belgian Union Fears Regionalization Of Property Taxation

Belgian Union Fears Regionalization Of Property Taxation

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 14 January, 2014

Olivier Hamal, President of Belgium's national union of owners and co-owners, has warned of the potential danger of regionalizing the taxation of real estate in Belgium in future, fearing the impact of decentralization on future property lessors and owners. Read full story »

Tags: inheritance tax | tax | Belgium | Netherlands | property tax | gross domestic product (GDP) | Germany | Expats | Europe | Tax

 

Belgium Clarifies Rules On Pension Solidarity Contribution

Belgium Clarifies Rules On Pension Solidarity Contribution

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 12 December, 2013

During a recent session, the Belgian Council of Ministers approved a bill clarifying legislation pertaining to the collection of the country's solidarity contribution levied on pensions. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | Finance | tax | pensions | Belgium | Iceland | law | Liechtenstein | Norway | legislation | social security | Switzerland | regulation | European Union (EU) | Expats | Pensions | Europe | Pensions

 

German Fund Manager Warns Against EU11 FTT

German Fund Manager Warns Against EU11 FTT

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 11 September, 2013

The grounds on which the European Commission has proposed a financial transaction tax are "questionable," the head of Germany's funds association has said. Read full story »

Tags: compliance | tax | investment | business | European Commission | tax compliance | Belgium | Portugal | Slovenia | law | tobin tax | Australia | Estonia | Luxembourg | Slovakia | United Kingdom | tax rates | Austria | France | Germany | Greece | Italy | Spain | United States | revenue statistics | tax reform | European Union (EU) | Expats | Europe

 

Belgium Confirms October Tax Deadline For Non-Residents

Belgium Confirms October Tax Deadline For Non-Residents

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 06 September, 2013

The Belgian Finance Ministry has issued a reminder to non-resident taxpayers, explaining that they are required to submit a 2013 income tax declaration in October, for taxable income either produced or received in Belgium in the 2013 tax year. Read full story »

Tags: compliance | Finance | tax | tax compliance | Belgium | tax avoidance | individual income tax | Expats | Tax

 

Hollande Renews Drive for EU Tax Harmonization

Hollande Renews Drive for EU Tax Harmonization

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 20 December, 2012

Following the latest European Council meeting in Brussels, French President François Hollande underlined the need to make strides to harmonize European fiscal policy as well as budgetary policy. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | inheritance tax | tax | investment | Belgium | fiscal policy | agreements | France | Switzerland

 

France's Ayrault Denounces Tax Exiles

France's Ayrault Denounces Tax Exiles

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 14 December, 2012

During a national conference on poverty, French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault vehemently denounced French tax exiles for avoiding 'solidarity' with their fellow citizens. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | capital gains tax (CGT) | tax | investment | Belgium | tax avoidance | fiscal policy | banking | entrepreneurs | corporation tax | banking secrecy | tax rates | France | individual income tax

 

Dutch Cities Oppose Changes To Expat Tax

Dutch Cities Oppose Changes To Expat Tax

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 18 October, 2011

Amid wider concerns of a negative impact on international businesses, Amsterdam city council has submitted a letter to Dutch State Secretary of Finance Frans Weekers urging him to reconsider plans to amend the country’s popular 30% tax ruling for expatriate workers. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | business | Belgium | Netherlands | employees | professionals | Germany | individual income tax

 

 




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