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.
If you don’t see the video above, click here.
Here are some links to the useful websites mentioned in the video:
- Need help with sales tax? Try here: business.belgium.be/en
- What are the legal structures? Try here: economie.fgov.be/en
- Searching for an insurance broker? Try here: www.courtierenassurances.be (French) or here: www.makelaarinverzekeringen.be (Dutch)
- What are the Social Insurance details? Try here: business.belgium.be/en
- How do you register your business? Try here: business.belgium.be/en
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.
- Starting a Business in Belgium (Part 1) – What You need to Know [Video]
- Starting a Business in Belgium (Part 2) – What You need to Know [Video]