World news
15 June 2017

Independent groups of persons under CJEU scrutiny

Four cases dealing with VAT exemptions for independent groups of persons are currently before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) waiting for a ruling. The CJEU’s conclusions in these individual cases may strongly affect the conditions…

World news
15 June 2017

CJEU opens way to recovering twice paid VAT from state

The incorrect application of a VAT regime may have far-reaching consequences for taxpayers even if the state budget does not actually lose out. If the tax administration finds that the reverse charge regime has not been applied even though…

World news
12 April 2017

CJEU on hijabs in the work place

In March, the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) dealt with the controversial topic of wearing Muslim headscarves – hijabs – in the work place. It held that employers may ban employees from wearing visible religious symbols at work. The verdict,…

World news
16 March 2017

OECD makes blanket change to double tax treaties

In November 2016, OECD released a multilateral convention that will affect the application of double tax treaties. The instrument implements the outcomes of the BEPS Action Plan into more than 2 000 tax treaties. A signing ceremony has been planned…

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