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tax situation if i leave belgium


I am thinking of retiring at the end of June
The idea is that I will have been living and working in belgium for more than 6 months in the year
What isi the situation for UK tax if I move back to the UK (as their tax year is April to March)?


They won't tax you on any earnings you have had in Belgium prior to the move as they will have been subject to the Belgian tax regime. You will then pay UK tax on your income (pensions, investments, etc) that you receive there.

Feb 25, 2019 13:22

1) make sure that you file a tax return in Belgium as you will probably be due a rebate and;
2) you will become tax resident when you arrive in the U.K. Anything you earn before you arrive is irrelevant.

Moving is actually significantly to your advantage as you will be able to use two personal tax allowances in one calendar year.

Feb 25, 2019 15:29

Best time to do this is end of July, as you get your full tax allowance in both countries over 8 months.

Feb 25, 2019 19:54