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Belgium Updates Tax Treaty Negotiation Status

Belgium's Federal Public Service (FPS) Finance has published an updated status list for planned and ongoing tax treaty negotiations, including negotiations for:

  • A new tax treaty with Andorra (would be the first treaty) - date for the first round of negotiations to be determined;
  • A new tax treaty with Ethiopia (would be the first treaty) - first round of negotiations scheduled for 11 to 15 September 2017;
  • A new tax treaty with France (would replace the 1964 treaty) - fifth round of negotiations held 2 February 2017, date for next round to be determined;
  • A new tax treaty with Germany (would replace the 1967 treaty) - date for the first round of negotiations to be determined;
  • A new tax treaty with Kenya (would be the first treaty) - third round of negotiations scheduled for 13 to 17 November 2017;
  • Revisions to the 2001 treaty with the Netherlands (uncertain if amending protocol or new treaty) - seventh round of negotiations scheduled for the week of 6 November 2017;
  • A protocol to the treaty with Switzerland (would be the second to amend the 1978 treaty) - date for the first round of negotiations to be determined; and
  • A protocol to the treaty with Ukraine (would be the first to amend the 1996 treaty) - first round of negotiations held 13 to 16 June 2017, date for next round to be determined.

Click the following link for the negotiation status list (French and Dutch language).

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