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Belgium Business, Taxation and Offshore Information

This page was last updated on 16 Jan 2019.

In 2018, according to the International Monetary Fund, Belgium had the 18th highest GDP per capita in the world. It is ranked as 17th on the UN's Human Development Index (a comparative measure of life expectancy, literacy, education, standards of living, and quality of life).

Belgium is heavily dependent on world trade, with over two-thirds of GNP being derived from exports. The country's exporting potential is aided by its excellent transport infrastructure, central geographical location, and multilingual work force - over half of Belgium's exports are sent to neighbouring European countries. More »


Belgium Knowledge Base

Belgium: Country and Foreign Investment
A quick overview of Belgium - its history, geography, and business advantages.
Belgium Executive Summary »
Belgium Geography »
Belgium History, Population, Language and Culture »

Belgium: Domestic Corporate Taxation
A guide detailing the scope and rate of taxes affecting companies in Belgium.
Belgium Corporate Tax Introduction »
Belgium Corporate Income Tax on Dividend Income Received »
Belgium Capital Gains Tax on the Sale of Shares »
Belgium Withholding Taxes On Incoming Dividends »
Belgium Withholding Taxes on Outgoing Dividends »

Belgium: Personal Taxation
An overview of applicable taxes for individuals in Belgium.
Belgium Personal Tax Introduction »
Belgium Special Expatriate Fiscal Regime »

Belgium: Double Tax Treaties
Treaties and international agreements that Belgium has in place, to mitigate the effects of double taxation.
Belgium Tax Treaty Agreements »
Belgium Table Of Treaty Rates »

Belgium: Related Information
Other useful information pertinent to Belgium.
Belgium Holding Companies »
Map of Belgium »