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26 April 2018 / article

Real Estate Quarterly - April 2018

We produce a quarterly newsletter to keep you updated on legal developments and important trends in the real estate sector.

In this issue, we address the following topics:

Real Estate Investment and Taxation

  1. Belgium will implement an optional VAT system for immovable letting
  2. Corporate tax reform: the "Repair Bill" and the proposed (major) changes in terms of interest deduction restriction
  3. New Luxembourg–French tax treaty: changes for funds and real estate investments

Real Estate Management

  1. Housing Leases
  2. New Walloon Decree on short-term retail lease
  3. Cancellation of the index jump for residential leases in Wallonia

Real Estate Development

  1. Soil Data Bank available in Wallonia

We hope this will be useful to you.



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