Registration at the Belgian tax office:

  • Obligatory for all the foreign bus operators
  • The registration has to be performed before the journey at the tax office in Belgium
  • Period of time until the receipt of the Belgian tax number: 3-4 weeks
  • There is no special provision for bus operators who only travel rarely to Belgium


Tax rates

  • Tax on Passenger Transport
    • Calculation according to the distance principle
    • 6%
  • Deductible Input Tax
    • Mostly on fuel bills
    • 21%


The tax debt in Belgium remains normally quite low because of the different rates of taxes.

Tax refunds can often be calculated. 


Period for submitting the tax

  • Annually



Only applicable if the benefit recipient is a Belgian entrepreneur.


Controls by the financial police

Controls by the finance police are taking place at the borders as well as on the streets.


Our assistance

Competent, customer-oriented and extensive consultancy and handling regarding your deductible input tax as well as the tax on passenger transport in Belgium.


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