Financial incentives

Tax breaks and other incentives for businesses that set up in the Brussels-Capital Region
Businesses in the Brussels-Capital Region can benefit from certain forms of assistance and other incentives to set up in the Region or invest in property.

For a run-down of all incentives, see 1819.brussels (FR/NL), which is run by the Brussels-Capital Region, or werk-economie-emploi.brussels.

Investment subsidies

Some property investments – to buy, convert or renovate – may be eligible for assistance, in the form of a tax break, accelerated amortisation or exemption from property tax. For more information over business investment subsidies see werk-economie-emploi.brussels and 1819 (FR/NL).

Relocation assistance

If your business relocates within the Brussels-Capital Region, especially for environmental reasons, you may be eligible for assistance.

Set-up expenses incentive

The communes of Anderlecht and Ixelles help young self-employed people and businesses setting up in the Region for the first time.

Subsidy for shopkeepers in Anderlecht

The commune of Anderlecht awards a subsidy to shopkeepers who smarten up their display window or create a separate access for upper storeys.