The updated benefit in kind for the private use of a company car – 12 months delay for a significant tax increase?
Executive summary Due to the acceleration of the electrification of the fleet, employees driving a combustion engine car were faced with an approx. 10% increase of the benefit in kind company car as of 2024. To mitigate the related tax cost for the individual, the Minister of Finance has announced a change in the calculation
The Royal Decree implementing 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 in the Official Gazette on 13 December 2021. For income year 2022, the following CO2 emission will be applied to
The social security authorities have recently adopted a new position on CO2 contributions on company vehicles. Principles of the current regime When an employer provides an employee with a company vehicle which can be used for purposes other than those strictly professional (i.e. private use, commuting from home to the workplace and collective transport of