Not only do the tax authorities know the accounts in which you are parking your money in Belgium, but they can now also check exactly how much is in each of them. However, the tax authorities cannot just browse at will through all these savings accounts and current accounts.
EUR1,339,000,000,000. This was the total amount of dividends paid out by listed companies worldwide to their shareholders last year, according to Nasdaq. Dividends are therefore also an attractive income stream for investors. But there are some potential risks.