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FAQ for employers: Installing electric charging stations at an employee’s home residence.

25/06/2021
FAQ for employers: Installing electric charging stations at an employee’s home residence.

In its September 2020 declaration, the Belgian government announced that all new company cars must be emission free by 2026.  This is a very ambitious target, knowing that currently only 1% of the Belgian cars is electric driven. The Minister of Finance recently clarified the plans for achieving this target: electric and zero-emission company cars will become more tax friendly whereas the tax advantages applicable to the “traditional” gasoline and diesel company cars will gradually disappear. New tax incentives to boost the installation of electric charging stations are foreseen. It can be expected that such charging stations will not only be installed at the company premises but also at the employees’ home residences: more and more employers will offer their employees the possibility to have an electric charging station installed at home, whereby the employer bears all related costs. The installation of such electric charging station at an employee’s home residence triggers some practical questions, both from an employment and a regulatory perspective. We listed ánd answered them for you in the below top 10 Q&A.  

 

For more information on this topic, feel free to contact Lies Vanquathem or Emma Van Caenegem.

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Emma Van Caenegem

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Lies Vanquathem

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