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Belgium VAT filing COVID delays

  • May 19, 2021

Belgium has announced that taxpayers may delay the filing deadlines for their VAT returns in recognition of the COVID crisis.

The March 2021 filing is now postponed from 20 April to 24 April for credits. For other taxpayers, the March deadline is now 3 May.

There is no delay on the payment deadline of 20 April. However, any late payment will be subject to a 0.33% interest charge instead of the regular 0.8%.

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Non-EU businesses selling in Belgium will need to appoint a fiscal representative alongside completing VAT registration and returns.
Fiscal representatives are responsible for the accurate VAT submissions of their non-EU clients.
Avalara offers a Fiscal Representative Service as part of its international VAT and GST Registration and Returns Service.

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