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A Visit from the Experts

9th April 2019

Our UK Tax experts, Debbie Benson and Julian Smith, and our UK Wills expert, Carole Rowe, visited Brussels in March for individual advice meetings and informative seminars. Presentations were held at the European Commission and at our Brussels office where updates on recent changes in regulations were provided followed... read more

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Another Instalment of our ‘Where in the World…?’ Series

4th July 2018

No ‘Problem’ for Jeremy Woodley, MD of The Fry Group, as he addresses an audience in Brussels on the potential financial planning pitfalls of returning to the UK. Ably assisted by Debbie Benson, UK Assistant Tax Manager who presented some tax planning hints. Also speaking was Currency transfer specialist... read more

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What the Belgian ‘Wealth Tax’ means for you…

21st June 2018

Marc Quaghebeur, De Broeck Van Laere & Partners The Act of 7 February 2018, one that essentially is a ‘wealth tax’, sees the introduction of an annual 0.15 percent tax on financial instruments held in securities accounts valued over €500,000. On the surface this seems fairly straightforward, on further... read more

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An update on all things tax…

6th February 2018

A number of regulatory changes are afoot this year in Belgium. The coming months will bring the reduction of some taxes and the introduction of others. And do watch out if you take out Belgian nationality. A overview of the main changes follows: Reduction: Corporation Tax reduces in Belgium... read more

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Where in the World…?

29th September 2017

On Tuesday, 26 September 2017, The Fry Group hosted an evening seminar entitled Where in the World…? The seminar focussed on the tax planning opportunities of investing using a tax wrapper. Speaking to a packed crowd of 80 at the Press Club in the centre of Brussels, Ed Read... read more

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The Importance of Wills and Marriage Contracts

24th May 2017

On 18th May, we returned to present to members of the Brussels Childbirth Trust (BCT) at their premises in Ixelles. The evening was used to discuss the importance of Wills and Marriage Contracts. The Importance of Wills and Marriage Contracts Amanda Newell opened the evening. She explained how The... read more

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Family Finances – Major Considerations Presentation

31st January 2017

Family Finances Presentation On Wednesday 25th January Ed Read Cutting and Amanda Newell gave a presentation to the Brussels Childbirth Trust (BCT) on “Family Finances – Major Considerations”.  It was held at Elzenhof Community Centre, a beautiful historic cultural building in the heart of Ixelles.  The presentation was well... read more

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British Chamber of Commerce Event

2nd March 2016

Ed Read Cutting, Director of The Fry Group’s Brussels office, gave a presentation to members and guests at the British Chamber of Commerce event on 24th February 2016. The presentation explored pension options for those who are self-employed in Belgium. The wide ranging presentation covered the current demographics and... read more

Posted in: Financial Planning, News, Pensions, Tax