EU direct tax law is a fast developing area. This presents taxpayers, in particular groups and multinational corporations that have an EU or European Economic Area (EEA) presence, with various challenges.
The following topics are covered in this issue of EU Tax News:
- Belgium: CJEU judgment on interpretation of the subject-to-tax requirement of the Parent-Subsidiary Directive: Wereldhave
- Belgium: AG Opinion on interest deduction limitation in light of the Parent-Subsidiary Directive: Argenta
- Germany: CJEU referral on the German CFC rules: X
- Belgium: Supreme Court does not allow withholding tax refunds for dividends received by investment companies before 12 June 2003
- Belgium: CJEU referral by the Commission of Belgium over the discriminatory tax treatment of foreign real estate income
- Finland: Supreme Administrative Court confirms tax treatment of dividend income from third countries to be in line with Articles 63 and 65 TFEU
- Italy: Amendments to the NID and Patent Box Regime
- Norway: Government’s response to ESA’s decision on the compatibility of the Norwegian interest limitation rules with the freedom of establishment
- Poland: Supreme Administrative Court judgment on the settlement of foreign branch losses
- Spain: Supreme Court judgment on State aid recovery procedure
- United Kingdom: England and Wales High Court judgment regarding repayment of stamp duty reserve tax: Jazztel plc v The Commissioners for HMRC
- United Kingdom: The Great Repeal Bill White Paper
- EU: European Parliament clears way for formal adoption of ATAD II by the ECOFIN Council
- EU: Update on EU proposal for public country-by-country reporting
- EU: Council adopts conclusions on EU relations with the Swiss Confederation
- EU: Informal ECOFIN Council held in Malta in early April
Fiscal State aid
- Greece: CJEU judgment on State aid implemented by Greece: Ellinikos Chrysos AE
- Italy: CJEU judgment on Italian bankruptcy procedure: Marco Identi
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This EU Tax Newsletter is prepared by members of PwC’s international EU Direct Tax Group (EUDTG).