General Taxes in Belgium

Understand Belgian property taxes, VAT, capital gains tax and inheritance tax. Find out who has to pay and how to pay...

This section features information on some of the general taxes that must be paid by residents and/or home owners in Belgium. This does not cover income tax.

The main taxes include:

  • Property taxes (onroerende voorheffing/précompte immobilier - OV/PI)
  • VAT (Value Added Tax)
  • Cadastral income (Kadastraal inkomen/Revenue cadastral)
  • Capital gains tax
  • Inheritance tax

This section also includes information about potential tax relief options, as well as links to further information.