15% Tax reduction for renovation work in Belgium (Building older than 10 years)

home renovation planning

When considering various options in buying properties in Belgium, you should take into consideration the tax policy in Belgium in order to get a better return of your investment on real estate and house building.

The last tax reform in Belgium for 2016 has led to a number measures that are also affecting the sector of building and renovation. From now on a building must be at least 10 years old for renovation costs of the building to benefit from the reduced value added tax (VAT) rate of 6%. Until now the rule to benefit from a tax reduction was that the building must be at least five years of age.