Belgium: Government Extends Reduced VAT rate for Electric, Gas and Heating Supplies until end of the year due to Russia-Ukraine Conflict

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The Belgian Tax Department releases Royal Decree No. 2022015061 extending the VAT reduced rate on certain energy supplies due to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict. 


The following changes have been proposed: 


  • Extension of the 6% reduced VAT rate on electricity supplies under residential contracts until December 31. 
  • Extension of the 6% reduced VAT rate for the provision of natural gas and energy heating systems from August 1 to December 31. 
  • A reduced VAT rate for certain heat pump operations, specifically on hybrid setups that use energy supply. 



The decree will enter into force on August 1, 2022. 



Source: ejustice.just.fgov.be  

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