Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Taxation in Belgium is the highest in Europe

Expatriates and Belgian citizens suffer from one of the highest taxation rates in the EU. In 2006, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development revealed that Belgium has the highest tax burden - including social security - in Europe at 55.4% for a single earner.

This compares to an average 42% in Europe. An expatriate working in Belgium will typically be liable to Belgian income tax. STORY IN EXPATICA

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