ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Jan 2013In January 2013, the government of Belgium announced a rule change for import registration.
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Circular Letter No. AAFisc 30/2012 (E.T.122.812) (in Dutch), http://ccff02.minfin.fgov.be/KMWeb/document.do?method=view&id=391c7c51-7c07-4748-9c40-3b098b78ff11#findHighlighted
KPMG TaxNewsFlash (in English), http://www.kpmg.com/be/en/issuesandinsights/articlespublications/taxandlegalnewsflashes/e-tax-flash/pages/deposit-et-14000-license-abolished.aspx
On 28 September 2012, the Belgian government decided (according to circular letter No. AAFisc 30/2012 E.T.122.812) to abolish the upfront cash deposit required for VAT import licenses. This measure represents a simplification of the import process.