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Ten things you need to know about the speculation tax

Unfortunately the speculation tax is introduced. In 2016 you can expect a tax of 33% on your gains on certain financial products (see below for a complete list) that you have held for less than six months. This tax comes into force for purchases as of 1 January 2016.


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Ten things you need to know about the speculation tax

Last update: 19/01/2016

Keytrade Bank gathered the most frequently asked questions about the speculation tax.


1By fund we mean 'collective investment undertakings' (CIU). CIU is a general term used for institutions that obtain their financial resources from the public and whose activities consist of managing a portfolio of financial instruments. The term fund comprises investment companies (bevek and bavek) as well as investment funds (such as collective investment funds) and their compartments.

Attention : This document does not constitute investment advice or recommendation nor financial analysis. None of the information contained in this document should be interpreted as having contractual value of any kind. This document is produced for indicative purposes only. Keytrade Bank may not be held responsible for any decision taken on the basis of information contained in this document, or for its use by a third party.