Vaaju: Is Belgium really a tax haven for the pharmaceutical industry?
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On the other hand, NGOs qualify for Belgium for "p aradis fiscal for the pharmaceutical sector" .
Do pharmaceutical companies have a special status with us?
Other countries generally offer tax incentives in certain areas to attract business. some are more keen on production; other marketing. For us, research and development: of 30,000 jobs in the pharmaceutical sector in Belgium, 5000 are researchers.
What income loss for the state?
It depends on the views. Oxfam is really talking about a shortage, but does not give exact figures for Belgium.
On the other hand "It is true that companies in the pharmaceutical sector are likely to pay less taxes than SMEs" explains Denis-Emmanuel Philippe, ] "because there are all these tax benefits . " On the other hand, it must be said that if we had a tax law that was much stricter, much more difficult, maybe these drug companies would not come at all in Belgium, would not create jobs, would not make investments in Belgium, it would probably be a loss, so there is a way to see things in two ways. a good medium ".
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