During May, the Belgian tax authorities send out tax returns in brown envelopes to all taxpayers. Depending on your situation, you may have some questions about filling in the form! What does the tax return consist of? How should the boxes be completed? What documents do you need to collect? The Expat Welcome Desk explains it all.
The day-to-day cost of living is increasing due to inflation, with prices soaring across the board. Whether it's gas & electricity bills, rent & rental charges, fuel prices…, the Expat Welcome Desk has got some tips to help you manage these expenses!
Are you planning to leave Brussels for a while for work or family reasons, but want to retain your right of abode in Belgium during that time? It’s possible but be aware that it is important to notify your commune of your absence.
Completing administrative procedures online is easy. But before you start, you must identify yourself, meaning that you have to confirm your identity electronically via a digital key. The Expat Welcome Desk explains in detail the local registration office procedure.
A new year always brings changes. Since 1st January 2022, several new measures have come into effect in Brussels. In terms of mobility, consumption of certain utilities and on the real estate front. The Expat Welcome Desk examines all these new points.
The Office of the Brussels Commissioner for Europe and International Organisations learns with great sadness of the passing of the President of the European Parliament, Italian social democrat David Sassoli.
In Brussels, all lease contracts signed as from 1 Dec. must now mention the reference rental price of the premises by means of an indicative range, in addition to the rental price actually charged by the landlord. Why this measure? How should this be calculated? The EWD explains.