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  • Service: Tax, International Tax
  • Type: Regulatory update
  • Date: 4/30/2014

Belgium - Tax benefits for investments in economic zones 

April 30:  Parliament approved legislation providing employers that invest in certain economic zones, a partial exemption from withholding tax on wages paid to new employees hired following such an investment.

Under the legislation, there are two regimes—one for small employers and another for large employers. The conditions mostly overlap, but there are a few differences in favor of small employers.


Read an April 2014 report prepared by the KPMG member firm in Belgium: Tax incentives for investment generating employment in zones in economic difficulty




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