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August 18, 2022

Wedding checklist: make sure nothing gets in the way of your big day!

So you’re getting married? Congratulations! Now it’s time to organise what will be one of the happiest days of your life. It’s not just about saying “I do”! To ensure your wedding goes off without hitch, you need to consider all financial, administrative and organisational aspects. Let’s go through everything you need to remember.

Banking matters

  • Joint bank accounts (current account, savings, securities)
  • Power of attorney over single account
  • Bank cards with power of attorney over single account
  • Payment of salary/pension/benefits
  • Direct debits and standing orders
  • Personal loan

Formalities and ceremonies

  • Matrimonial regime and marriage contract
  • Budget (venue, meal, outfits, flowers and decorations, rings, cake, music, etc.)
  • Civil wedding (official documents, date, special measures)
  • Religious/secular wedding
  • Reception (venue, seating plan, invitations, etc.)
  • Speakers
    • Wedding planner / Master of ceremonies
    • Caterer
    • DJ
    • Witnesses
  • Wedding list
  • Honeymoon

Taxation (residents or non-residents)

Experts by your side

  • Notary
  • Bank or tax adviser