News articles written by Nicolas de Limbourg

Benefit in kind – Private use of a company car: updated formula for 2018

22 December 2017

The new reference CO2 emission for calculating the taxable benefit in kind for the private use of a company car in the hands of company directors and employees has been published on 19 December 2017 (Royal Decree of 13 December 2017). For income year 2018, the following CO2 emission will be applied to the above

Update – New rules regarding the lump-sum value for PC, laptop, smartphone, tablet & internet put at the disposal via the employer – Royal decree enacted

13 November 2017

In our Newsflash of 26 October 2017, we already made reference to new upcoming lump sum values. These anticipated changes have now been introduced by the Royal Decree of 2 November 2017, which was published in the Official Gazette on 13 November 2017. As from 1 January 2018, the following lump-sum valuations will be applicable

Belgian Tax reform: Individuals – Reduction of tax benefits

12 October 2017

In the scope of the agreement reached during the summer, the federal government announced several new tax measures. From a personal tax point of view, one of the changes foreseen is to reduce the tax benefits granted to people for whom the taxable period does not correspond to a full calendar year. In such case,

Business travel within Belgium: new rules for lump-sum cost reimbursements

9 October 2017

General principle An employer can reimburse employees for business related expenses. In principle, the reimbursement of genuine business expenses is not treated as taxable income in the hands of the employees and company directors, as it concerns costs proper to the employer or company. In practice, business expenses are often reimbursed via detailed expense reports