You are here:
26 June 2020 / article

The family pact as a new instrument in the Belgian Estate Planning

On 1 September 2018, the new succession law entered into force. Among other things, the new succession law reduces the reserved share and simplifies the obligations to restore and account for gifts. Highlight of the new succession law is the “family pact”, allowing parents to divide their estate between their children in full transparency and with legal certainty.

The "family pact" as a new instrument in the Belgian Real Estate Planning

Barbara Albrecht gives an overview of the changes brought by the new succession law of 2018 and how the “family pact” can be used as a new instrument in modern Belgian estate planning in the latest Kwartaalbericht Estate Planning​.

You can read the article (in Dutch) here.

 

 



Corona raises various tax questions

Coronavirus raises various tax questions in Belgium

The rapid spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) leads to far-reaching measures at home and abroad. read more
Cayman in the pool of a hotel

The economic substance exemption: escaping the claws of the Cayman tax

cayman (ˈkeɪ mən) n., pl. -mans any of several tropical American crocodilians of the genus Caiman and allied genera - tax: a type of tax, esp. one perceived... read more
Cayman in Paris

The cayman’s forays into the EEA

cayman (ˈkeɪ mən) n., pl. -mans any of several tropical American crocodilians of the genus Caiman and allied genera - tax: a type of tax, esp. one perceived... read more
Stay informed

Don't miss out. Stay up to date about our latest news and events.

Stay informed