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Deduct restaurant fees

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Do you like going to restaurants?

Your restaurant fees only count as such when you consume the food within the restaurant.

That's why food deliveries are not seen as restaurant costs: they fall under the so called "reception"-costs category. They are for 50% deductible for income tax and not deductible for VAT.

During a team meal for an event (let's say Saint Nicolas or New Year), these costs are 100% deductible for income tax and not for VAT. However, you do have to prove that (i) this only happens once a year, (ii) all team members are invited, (iii) with a minimal worth for every employee.


💡 We advise you to reduce your restaurant costs to no more than 5% of your turnover and to adapt to a certain consistency. This will help you to prevent a tax audit!

Good news, Accountable will tell you when you cross this line.

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