GENERAL CORPORATE TAXATION
Astrea’s lawyers handle all tax aspects relevant to Belgian companies and their shareholders, including foreign companies that operate in Belgium. The working area of Astrea’s Taxation department is therefore very broad and includes income tax, international taxation, VAT, registration duties, inheritance tax and local and regional taxes.
Astrea advises on all tax-related aspects (including tax optimisation) of national and international acquisitions and restructurings, as well as the financing of these transactions.
Astrea has extensive experience in advising clients on the tax-related aspects of property transactions, such as the transfer of immovable property and immovable real rights, structuring of immovable lease transactions and dividing immovable property.
NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL EMPLOYMENT
Astrea advises on the tax-related aspects of national and international employment, such as optimising tax on salaries for employees and self-employed individuals, share option plans, salary splits, favourable tax regime for expats, etc.
ESTATE AND INHERITANCE PLANNING
Astrea also has extensive expertise in estate and inheritance planning and advises on all tax-related aspects of private assets, gifts/donations, wills and control structures.
Astrea can also represent its clients in reaching tax agreements and obtaining advance rulings, regularising their tax situations, disputes in the administrative phase and court proceedings.