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Taxes in Belgium

Taxes in Belgium: Filing your Belgian tax return

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A guide to Belgian taxation in 2015 for expats, with up-to-date information on income tax, special expat tax status, VAT, property tax and other taxes in Belgium.

Banks in Belgium

Opening a bank account in Belgium

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Find out how the banking system works in Belgium and the requirements to open a bank account, either before you move or once you’re living in Belgium.

Belgian pensions

A guide to Belgian pensions and your entitlements

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Who can claim a pension in Belgium? This guide explains pension rates, who is entitled, taking early retirement and managing your pension in Belgium.

Transferring a pension

UK pension transfers for expatriates

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Chartered Financial Planner Russell Hammond, APFS MSCI, expands on some of the issues affecting expatriates when transferring UK pensions. One of very few advisers providing advice to expatriates holding the coveted ‘Chartered’ title, Hammond is non-commission based and operates exclusively on a fee-only...

How to make QROPS work for you

How to make QROPS work for you

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Chartered Financial Planner Russell Hammond, APFS MSCI, expands on some key points about QROPS and how QROPS can be best managed to work for you. One of very few advisers to expatriates holding the coveted ‘Chartered’ title, Hammond is non-commission based and operates exclusively on a fee-only basis....

Emigration focus: moving money when moving abroad

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When it comes to making a fresh start in a new country, knowing where to start planning the move can be a bit daunting. The best way to approach the mammoth list of tasks, including money transfers, is to take them one at a time.

Belgian tax guide: Tax on savings and investments in Belgium

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Planning to invest and save for your future while in Belgium? Here is our helpful guide for expats on the Belgian tax on savings income, Belgium’s tax on investment income and other important information about shares, capital gains tax and speculation tax in Belgium.

Pension for UK expats in Belgium

Tips on maximising your UK pension for expats in Belgium

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Everything British expats in Belgium need to know to make the most out of their UK pension abroad from different UK pensions schemes to changes to UK pension legislation. [Contributed by Spectrum IFA Group]

Brexit currency impact

Brexit and its strong impact on currency exchange rates

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The monumental Brexit has yielded political, cultural and also economical consequences. Here we explain how the UK's vote to leave the EU has led to significant Brexit currency impacts like lower currency exchange rates and the British pound devaluation.

Banking in Belgium

Banking in Belgium

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From opening a bank account in Belgium to paying your bills, here is Expatica's guide to the Belgian banking system.

Insurance in Belgium

Insurance in Belgium

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Detailing health, home and car insurance in Belgium, here is our comprehensive guide to getting good insurance coverage in Belgium.

The best ways to transfer money internationally

The best ways to transfer money internationally

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Assessing the pros, cons and costs of different transfer options is important to get the cheapest and best deal on your international money transfers.

Expat money matters: How to protect your cash

Expat money matters: How to protect your cash

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Getting your finances in proper order before relocating overseas is vital to achieve happiness and be rid of any worries in your new home.

Buy property abroad

Is buying property in Europe today a smart investment?

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"Be realistic and carry on," says real estate investment strategist Pol Robert Tansens as he discusses what returns and risks buyers should expect when buying property in Europe today.

Calculating your taxes in Belgium

How to calculate your tax burden in Belgium

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Belgian taxes can take a chunk out of your salary – calculate how much you have to pay in Belgian taxes and social security to find your net salary or net income.



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