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Employment Tax

Employment tax is relevant to both employers and employees who must comply with legislation concerning employment and benefits. These regulations are complex, especially in cross-border situations, and are amended frequently. We offer you practical solutions based on in-depth knowledge.

Article - 31 January 2018

Guideline ruling commission on proportionate use of warrants

Belgian ruling commission has just published rulings in which it made explicit in what circumstances the grant of warrants and options (exempted from social...
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Article - 29 January 2018

Demotion & older employees who reduce their workload

On January 25, 2018 a Royal Decree was published, which introduces an exemption from social security contributions for the compensatory indemnity granted to...
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Article - 01 November 2017

Belgium's special tax regime for foreign executives and specialists

Belgium has an attractive special tax regime for foreign executives and specialists, temporarily employed in Belgium, as set out in the Tax letter of August...
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Article - 01 November 2017

Tax regime for stock options in Belgium

The Act of 26 March 1999 introduced a favourable tax regime for stock options in Belgium, designed to stimulate the grant of stock options to employees and company...
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Tax regime for stock options in Belgium

Tax regime for stock options in Belgium

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Legal and tax compliance

With the ever-increasing burden of legal and tax compliance, the services and advice of employment tax and benefit specialists become increasingly necessary, especially in the case of remuneration structures for managers of multinational enterprises and expats. Packages need to be carefully structured in order to be tax-efficient and in line with applicable labour, tax and social security law. Special attention is required for fund managers and their carried interest entitlements. Well-structured employee participation plans may provide benefits for both employer and employee.  

Your employment tax needs

With our vast international expertise and comprehensive industry knowledge, our specialists can provide you with cutting-edge solutions in the area of employment tax. Our solutions are pragmatic and focused on your specific (business) needs. As part of our approach, we address all aspects of labour law from a tax and legal perspective. This means that we are always able to offer you integrated tailored solutions. 

Our tax and legal services

Our team of experts can offer the following tax and legal services:

  • Tax efficient remuneration structures for managers of multinational enterprises, fund managers, expats and other specialists in a domestic and cross-border context;
  • Employee participations and stock option plans;
  • Advice on salary withholding tax and social security matters;
  • Drafting employment agreements, policy regulations and termination settlements;
  • Employment law advice in business transfers and in the context of transactions.