Wim Panis

I am Wim Panis
Tax specialist
Real Estate and Construction specialist

Wim Panis

Wim has been with our Brussels office since 2002, providing swift, pragmatic and tailored tax advice for his diverse range of clients.

Wim specialises in Belgian and international tax law, covering corporate taxation, VAT, registration tax and tax litigation.

He has built up special expertise regarding indirect taxation (VAT, registration tax), real estate taxation and the tax status of public authorities.

His experience also encompasses construction and real estate transactions, tax aspects of public entities and PPPs, taxation in the e-commerce industry, media tax shelter regimes and tax issues within the energy and utilities sector.

In 2008, Wim was awarded the prestigious biennial IFA reward for his article on tax avoidance in VAT matters. Furthermore, he is the author of several articles on VAT, real estate taxation and tax litigation.

Wim has a master’s in law from the Catholic University of Leuven (KUL). He also studied tax law at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management.

  • Languages: Dutch, French, English
  • Admitted to the Brussels Bar: 2002
  • Partner since: 2012

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28.03.2018 BE law
Belgian VAT: Government reactivates option to tax immovable property leasing to professionals

Articles - We reported before [1] on the consensus of the Belgian Federal Government to introduce an option to make the leasing of immovable property between professionals subject to VAT. This initiative was aborted due to budgetary constraints, but the Government has now agreed to reactivate it: this option to tax will be introduced as of 1 October 2018.

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