General Administration of Taxes

Mission of the General Administration of Taxation

Which role do we play ?

As an individual, small and medium-sized enterprise or large firm, you are liable to pay tax in Belgium. Our role is to guarantee the correct and fair calculation of the taxes and withholding taxes due.

Which taxes and withholding taxes are we in charge of?

  • The income taxes (with respect to natural and legal persons, companies and non-residents)
  • The VAT
  • The taxes and withholding taxes (as far as the real property tax is concerned as regards the Region of Brussels Capital and withholding tax on movable property as well as withholding tax on earned income as regards the Walloon Region) 
  • Special taxes
    • Tax on games of chance as regards the Flemish Region and the Region of Brussels Capital.
    • Tax on automated recreation devices as regards the Flemish Region and the Region of Brussels Capital
    • Road tax on motor vehicles as regards the Walloon Region and the Region of Brussels Capital
    • Registration tax as regards the Walloon Region and the Region of Brussels Capital
    • Eurovignette as regards the Walloon Region and the Region of Brussels Capital 

How do we proceed?

  • We transpose the legislation to coherent administrative comments, which are in accordance with the legislation. 
  • We make it easier for you to fulfil your tax obligations:
    • For individuals
      • The application Tax-on-web allows to fill in the tax return online (personal income tax) :
        • Filling in the greatest number of data in the tax return beforehand
        • Assistance module for filling in the tax return
        • Estimation of the tax amount that you may have to pay or that may be reimbursed to you.
      • As far as certain persons are concerned, the proposal for a simplified tax return   replaces the obligation to fulfil his/her tax return oneself
      • Sessions where our civil servants help the citizens to fill in their tax returns  in their municipalities   and in our offices
      • Documents put at your disposal (income records, tax assessment notices, …) in MyMinfin, the online tax file
    • As far as the self-employed persons and liberal professions, the enterprises and the professionals are concerned, online applications are put at their disposal in order to make it easier for them to fulfil their tax obligations: 
  • We receive the tax returns and deal with them
  • We give answers to your questions
  • We check the situations as regards taxation
  • We settle the disputes