Mr Stijn Vastmans > Tiberghien > Brussels, Belgium > Lawyer Profile

Tiberghien
AVENUE DU PORT 86C/419
1000 BRUSSELS
Belgium

Work Department

Tax

Position

Stijn is a partner at Tiberghien. As the head of the VAT, customs and excises department, Stijn is a key figure within the Tiberghien tax practice.

The department handles a diverse range of VAT related issues. Because of this, Stijn also developed an extensive experience in real estate, finance, the public and non-profit sector, logistics and international trade. He specializes, amongst other practice areas, in specific VAT issues for the public sector, real estate projects, public-private partnerships, import/export transactions, financial services, VAT audit and litigation.

Career

He is the author of various articles on VAT in tax newsletters. He is responsible for updating the Tiberghien Tax Manual for indirect taxes. He is also a regular speaker at internal and external tax seminars.

Languages

Dutch, English, French, German

Memberships

Stijn works both on a national and an international level and represents Tiberghien in various international VAT network groups.

Education

Ghent University (Master in Tax Law, 2001)
Ghent University (Master in Law, 2000)

Lawyer Rankings

Belgium > Tax

Tax boutique Tiberghien specialises in tax advisory and planning work, advising a wide range of companies and high-net-worth individuals on direct and indirect tax issues, as well as offering bespoke expertise in compliance, transfer pricing, and litigation. The firm offers an extensive senior team with broad experience across tax planning, with key names including practice head Koen Morbée, the vastly experienced Bernard Peeters, ‘experienced tax litigator’ Ben Van Vlierden, the ‘precise’ Emilie Van Goidsenhoven, VAT and customs expert Stijn Vastmans, and Claudine Bodeux, who focuses on real estate transactions and restructuring.