Wallonia may grant you an investment allowance, which shall vary depending on the criteria below:
Under certain conditions, you may also benefit from the exemption from property tax.
Large companies (LC)
To receive this allowance, you must satisfy all the following criteria as a minimum:
It should be noted that the allowance is limited to a maximum of 10% and €75,000 per job created, or €100,000 per job created if significant benefits are recognised by the Walloon government. If the job is maintained, it is also necessary to request recognition from the Walloon Government of the major benefit of the project for the sustainable development of the region.
You will find the various steps to take to validate your case file below:
The date on which the application is sent to the administration is important: this is the date from which the works corresponding to the programme may start. The start of the works is defined as the start of the construction works linked to the investment, that is, the first legally binding order for equipment, or any other commitment that makes the investment irreversible, depending on which event occurs first.
Your application for a ‘Company passport’ must be completed via an online form available via ‘My Space’. When you are validating the request, you receive acknowledgement of receipt by email with a reference number.
The supporting documents to be provided by the user are mentioned on the intervention application form and the explanatory notes (which can be downloaded in the ‘Useful documents’ section of this procedure).
Appeal procedures are always provided if the assistance is refused. There are no costs associated with applying for the assistance.
Every effort is made to process applications within a reasonable period, which may vary depending on the potential complexity of the case file, requests for additional information and, where necessary, requests for the opinions required to assess the allowance and the available budget of the assistance scheme.
You may contact the Administration directly for help with your administrative processes.
All applications for assistance must be completed in French or German.
Commission Regulation (EU) No 651/2014 of 17 June 2014 declaring certain categories of aid compatible with the internal market in application of Articles 107 and 108 of the Treaty Text with EEA relevance