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Registration tax

February 6, 2015Category: House
When you buy land or a place to live, you usually need to pay registration tax. This varies a lot from one country to another. In Belgium, this is quite high (10-13% - ish). You can get some discounts in some cases. Here are the links I've found: Calculating registration tax - official government…

Belgium Customs and DHL - A History of Legal Thieving

December 5, 2014Category: Random
The other day I ordered an item from Hong Kong, to be delivered with DHL, because DHL would be quicker. So the total cost was: The item: 30.40 USD The shipping: 33.80 USD Grand total : 64.20 USD The amount of taxes I had to pay for the package was... wait for it... approx 26 EUR ! My first reaction…

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