VAT reduction on solar panels, solar water heaters and heat pumps

Source: International Energy Agency
Last updated: 15 May 2023

The Belgian government enacted in 2022 a temporary VAT reduction to the delivery and installation of the following energy-efficient technologies:

  • Photovoltaic solar panels
  • Thermal solar panels
  • Solar water heaters
  • Heat pumps

Dwellings being less than 10 years old are eligible to the reduced VAT rate of 6% (down from the standard 21%). The reduced rate is applicable between April 1, 2022, and December 31, 2023, inclusive.

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