Belgian budget 2012 in a nutshell
An agreement was made about the amount and the principles of this budget.
The technical details still having to be worked out, there is still some uncertainty about the actual areas of application and the exact scope of certain of these measures.
The budget is in fact a set of “small measures” nearly all targeting the middle class tax payer.
The lower income tax payers have been spared, and there are no measures focussing on (U)HNWI tax payers.
A capital gains tax on shares for individuals has not been provided, nor has a wealth tax been installed, except for bearer securities upon conversion.
Read more about it in this article.