Practical Guide

Together with our Associate members, we offer members a comprehensive guide to set up and operate a (international) not for profit association in Belgium.

Relevant items have been moved to the FAQ page – but we are happy to answer any questions you might still have. Contact us at

  • Employing personnel in Belgium

    By Olivier Debray, Partner, Claeys & Engels (2015-02)

  • Tax Regime of International Non-Profit Associations in Belgium

    By Lionel Wielemans & Thomas Daubit , PricewaterhouseCoopers Business Advisory Services CVBA/SCRL (2020-02)

  • Gifts or legacies to international associations: inheritance and gift taxes

    By Francis Houben, Director Legal & Tax Management Sc SPRL - Updated 31/10/2019

  • European Union : the European Transparency Register (ETR) Policy

    By André Douette, FAIB Project Coordinator (2015-02)

  • International NPO- New Transparency Register- A new area of dispute with VAT Authorities

    By VAT Desk (2015-02)

  • Associations Internationales & TVA- Le nouveau Registre des lobbyistes Vers un nouveau contentieux avec l’administration de la TVA ?

    By VAT Desk (2015-02)

  • Recovery of membership fee within the frame of a non-profit organization under Belgian Law (Under review)

    By Olivier Bertin Partner, Daldewolf

  • 2016: the year of trade secrets

    By Mary-Ann Staar, Lawyer – Associate Bird & Bird LLP

  • Dealing with your bank and banking obligations
  • UBO register

    by Antoine Druetz, partner, and Sakine Yilmaz, associate at KOAN Law Firm


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