Starting a Business in Belgium (Part 2) – What You need to Know [Video]

By - October 18, 2013 (Updated: December 1, 2014)

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Starting a Business in Belgium.
Starting a business in Belgium

Starting a business in Belgium

Today’s post, from video contributor Jon Vannoy, continues to answer a question many of you have voiced in the past, “As an expat, how do I start my own business in Belgium?”

Jon takes us step by step through his own personal journey to becoming self-employed in Belgium.

In these two videos, filled with useful information and blended with a little dash of humour, Jon shows us that becoming an entrepreneur in Belgium is challenging but definitely achievable. So, if you’ve ever been interested in starting your own business and following your passion, these videos are a great place to start.

In Part 1, Jon covered the first steps in your journey toward self-employment in Belgium.

In Part 2, today, you’ll get advice on tax implications, legal structures and additional requirements for self-employed individuals in Belgium.

Navigating The Path To Self-Employment – Part 2 from SunCreek Productions on Vimeo.

If you don’t see the video above, click here.

Here are some links to the useful websites mentioned in the video:

Do you have your own stories about becoming self-employed in Belgium?  Are you going through the process now or planning to start? Tell us your stories and tips in the comments!

Looking for more resources for living in Belgium? Check out our Expat Resources page.

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Alison Cornford-Matheson is a Canadian freelance writer and travel photographer and the founder of She is the author of The Foodie Guide to Brussels: Local Tips for Restaurants, Shops, Hotels, and Activities. Alison landed in Belgium in 2005 and, over the years, has become passionate about slow and sustainable travel, in Europe and beyond. She loves to discover hidden gems - be they museums, shops, restaurants, castles, gardens or landscapes, and share them through her words and photos. She has visited 45 countries and is currently slow travelling through North America in an RV, with her husband, Andrew, and two well-travelled cats. You can also follow her work on Google+
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  1. Comment by Mathieu

    Mathieu October 25, 2013 at 00:05

    thank you for this

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