Full-time self-employed persons or assisting spouses negatively affected by the coronavirus can apply for a reduction of their preliminary contributions for the year 2020 if their professional income is lower than one of the legal thresholds.
Legal thresholds for the full-time self-employed
Legal thresholds for the assisting spouse Income threshold Quarterly contribution
Those unable to pay their contributions as a consequence of the coronavirus can apply for an exemption of social security contributions. The exemption of contributions can be granted in full or in part.
The exemption can be requested pertaining to the preliminary contributions of for the supplementary contributions after the professional income is regularized.
This text is a literal translation of a Dutch-language text provided by Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship. By translating it to English, we aim to help even more entrepreneurs in this time of crisis.
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