Community partners

They power the community with expertise and services and are dedicated to raise awareness and improve the situation for freelancers

Accountable is the best friend of the self-employed professionals.

With their mobile & web app, you can get all of your accounting under control, from managing receipts, creating personalized invoices & tracking payments to generating VAT returns.

Thanks to the connection to the bank account, the self-employed see at any point in time what they earn net & what they’ll owe to the tax office. With personalized tax tips & proactive customer service, admin & taxes are no longer a lonely task. Free version available. Learn more here.

GIGHOUSE is a Belgian matching platform, free of charge that helps freelancers in the field of Human Resources, Digital and Design, Marketing and Communication, IT, Administration & Finance to receive qualitative projects with a guaranteed cultural fit. Their user-friendly mobile application is a must-have for all freelancers looking to enhance their career. Check out their freelance jobs here.

ING Belgium offers a range of financial services and support tailored to self-employed individuals in Belgium. These services are designed to meet the unique financial needs and challenges faced by freelancers  ING’s offerings for self-employed individuals include:

– ING Starters Package: a free current account, debit card, credit card, online banking, mobile banking, and the Accountable app. Explore more here.

– Empowering experienced freelancers with valuable insights and services on banking matters, including business loans, mortgages, and savings accounts, enabling self-employed individuals to manage their financial affairs with ease and flexibility.

With Olympus Mobility, you’ll never forget to enter mobility tickets in accounting again. 

 

The Olympus app combines over 35 mobility options in a one-stop mobility shop. Each time you’re on the road and buy your ticket in the app, the cost of your trip is added to a monthly invoice.

 

Thanks to this invoice, you’ll cut the time and cost of expense management in half. You’ll always be sure about the correct VAT rate and recover more than before. Learn more here. 

Social security provider Securex offers Start2Freelance services.

Starters can get free information about starting and running a freelance business and coaching.

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Freelance without being self-employed? Yes, you can! By using the services of the payrolling company Tentoo. They act as your employer, taking care of your salary and other administrative obligations, insurance, social security and tax requirements. You need to get your clients yourself and agree on your salary, which can be hourly, daily, weekly, monthly or even for the task at hand. Your client will be invoiced by Tentoo for your salary, plus an extra handling fee as agreed between the client and Tentoo.

Good to know: Tentoo specialises in the cultural and audiovisual sector and acts as a social bureau for artists (‘SBK’). Students can also rely on their services, so basically they are a one-stop-shop for all.

Find out more about them through their website here or their info-sessions in DutchFrench and English.

Looking for comprehensive insurance tailored to your freelance needs? Look no further than Van Dessel Insurance Brokers, one of Belgium’s top five insurance brokers. With over 75 years of expertise and a commitment to serving 40,000 customers daily, they understand the unique challenges freelancers face.

Introducing VD Manager Solutions, the all-in-one insurance package designed specifically for self-employed entrepreneurs. From protecting your private life to safeguarding your business and professional activities, they’ve got you covered. Their services include:

  • Life insurance: covering pension, disability, and medical costs
  • Non-life insurance: encompassing liability, property, financial, and vehicle coverage
  • Legal aid and travel assistance for added peace of mind

With VD Manager Solutions, you can focus on growing your business while they handle the rest. For expert advice or to schedule an introductory meeting, contact paul.vinck@vandessel.be. Visit their website here for more information. Or visit them at one of their offices in Berlaar, Herentals, Turnhout, Ghent or Brussels.

Additional community offers

They support the community with offers useful to freelancers

FIRE Belgium, the Belgium-based personal finance education business and community helps you build financial security and financial freedom, one step at a time. They use a simple and effective method to take control of our finances and progress towards Financial Independence and Early Retirement (FIRE).

They offer the members of Freelancers in Belgium a 75€ discount for their Index Investing Online Course. Use the code “befreelance” to get the discount. See more and enrol here.

Le Wagon, the expert in immersive tech training with courses in web development, data science, and no-code solutions with Le Wagon’s courses. Freelancers in Belgium get an exclusive 10% discount on all bootcamp programs! Discover more about their training options here.
How to avail the discount? Simply mention the Freelancers in Belgium x Le Wagon partnership in the enrolment process to get the 10%.
 Explore additional savings and flexible financing choices of up to 60% through KMO-portefeuille and Prime Formation. Read more about all their financing options here.
YNAB (You Need A Budget) is a financial education company with a budgeting app. They teach Four Rules that create a new relationship with money—one where you love how you spend and celebrate how you save. Try YNAB for free for 34 days via this link.

 

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