Intermediation in sale of extended warranties not to be excluded from coefficient calculation

The Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) denied the full entitlement to VAT deduction to a company providing extended warranties during sales of goods. The sale of extended warranties may not be treated as a financial activity, ruled the court.

Tax and IT services for investment funds – exempted from VAT?

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) yet again dealt with the question of which services provided to collective investment undertakings can be exempted from VAT. In joined cases C58/20 and C59/20, the court outlined the conditions under…

Denying right to deduct VAT before entering bankruptcy compatible with EU directive?

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has dealt with the refusal of the right to deduct VAT on taxable transactions carried out by a Romanian company before entering insolvency proceedings.

Mere rental of real property not a VAT fixed establishment

In case C-931/19 Titanium, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled against the existence of a fixed establishment for VAT purposes solely on the grounds of renting real property without the presence of staff in the country where the…

CJEU on roaming services’ place of supply

In the case of SK Telecom Co. Ltd, No. C-593/19, the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) dealt with the determination of the place of supply for roaming services, following the rule of effective use and enjoyment.

CJEU on fuel cards once again

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) denied the right to deduct VAT on fuel to a taxable person who provided fuel cards to transport companies; the CJEU thus confirmed the conclusions formulated in judgment C-235/18 Vega International.

CJEU on reduction of taxable amount on provision of indirect bonuses

In C-802/19, the Firma Z case, the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) opined on the treatment of indirect bonuses provided to end customers where goods had originally been delivered to another member state as supplies exempt from VAT with entitlement…

Preferential tax treatment is illegal public aid, even FC Barcelona will feel it

The Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has finally closed a long-standing dispute over the preferential tax treatment of the largest football clubs in Spain. The conclusion is unforgiving: FC Barcelona, FC Real Madrid and other clubs will have to pay…