Last summer Minister Van Peteghem launched his blueprint for broader taxation reform, the first phase of which was published at the start of March. The reform aims to modernise and simplify the tax system and to make it fairer and neutral, so that the burden is shifted from work to capital and consumption. We have provided a summary below of the measures that are on the table, which are planned to come into force on 1st January 2024.
In order to allow everyone who works (and who works more) to be left with more after taxation, the following measures have been drawn up:
Furthermore, the modernisation and simplification of taxation is being pursued:
The burden of tax on work will be shifted to capital:
More support and legal certainty for businesses
Finally, the burden of tax on work will also be shifted to a tax on consumption and pollution in order to encourage a sustainable and healthy society: