InternationalDoing business in Belgium
Doing business in Belgium
Belgium is divided into three regions and three communities, each with its own set of rules when it comes to legal matters. This makes doing business in this country quite complex.
In order to allow you to concentrate successfully on your Belgian business, we take care of all legal matters and outline the legal-framework within which you can do business safely. In addition we can handle the complete administration that goes with it.
We can help you with the following:
- Drafting (sub)contractor agreements;
- Avoiding liabilities and sanctions;
- Focusing on mandatory labour law requirements, social security rules, residence regulations,…;
- Giving advice concerning the measures against social fraud, social dumping, unlawful competition,…;
- Informing about the Limosa-notification;
- Guiding companies regarding liabilities for social and/or tax debts;
- Special legal requirements in the meat- and/or surveillance industries, reporting and notification obligations, checkin@work,…;
- Application for recognition as a contractor for public works;
- Regional recognitions for employment agencies;
- Assisting and counseling in the establishment of a Belgian enterprise, merge and acquisition;
- Handling mandatory formalities (financial plan, registration CBE (Crossroads Bank for Enterprises), application VAT registration.
UPDATE CORONA – Essential travel to Belgium to work remains permitted
Last Wednesday, 14 April, the Consultative Committee decided to amend a number of existing measures.
Voluntary “corona” overtime hours in the crucial sectors
On 1 April 2021, a bill was passed in the House of Representatives in plenary session on the extension of some corona support measures until 30 June 2021, including the additional quota of voluntary overtime hours in the crucial sectors.
Vander Elst Exemption
CAN NON-CITIZENS BE POSTED TO BELGIUM IN THE FRAMEWORK OF TEMPORARY WORK? – UPDATE
As you know, non-EEA citizens or third-country nationals need a work and residence permit/single permit to be able to work in Belgium.
But what about a third-country national who is legally employed in an EEA Member State other than Belgium and from that legal employment is posted to Belgium?