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Belgium Extends Import Duty and VAT Exemption on Imported Goods for COVID-19 and Tax Return Deadline — Orbitax Tax News & Alerts

Belgium's Federal Public Service (SPF) Finance issued a release on 19 November 2020 announcing the extension of the import duty and VAT exemption on the import of goods to combat COVID-19. Previously set to expire on 31 October 2020, the exemption now applies until 30 April 2021.

Belgium has also announced a further extension for the submission of tax returns for assessment year 2020. Previously extended to 29 October 2020 and subsequently extended to 16 November 2020, the deadline has now been extended to 30 November 2020. The extended deadline applies for personal returns submitted via Tax-on-Web and for resident and non-resident corporate tax returns.