Taxes

ANNUAL TAX FORM

Regardless of your status, international civil servant, trainee or any other status, if you live and work in Belgium, you will receive the Belgian annual tax form regarding the Personal Income Tax. Watch out every year for the typical brown envelope and make sure to take the necessary action, even if you are exempt from taxes.  The prefilled online form available onTaxonWeb might facilitate things for you and will give you an extra of fourteen days to the deadline.
Fill in the basic data in the beginning of the form and fill in the codes in the rest of the document. Every form has attached to it a quite extensive manual in French and Dutch. Do not hesitate to call our Expat Welcome Desk if you have any questions.
European civil servants are not required to pay Belgian personal income tax but  should nevertheless return the form to the local tax office along with a document from the European Commission proving their status as an EU official.
National detached experts are not required to pay Belgian personal income tax but  should nevertheless return the form to the local tax office along with a document from the European Commission proving their status as an EU official.
Official trainees (stagiaires) at the European institutions must complete and return their annual tax form. However, since their income will fall underneath the taxable limit, they will not pay any Belgian taxes on their income.