ECJ: Input VAT deduction in case of invalidity of the transa ...
The invalidity of a legal transaction under national civil law cannot as such lead to the exclusion of the deduction of input VAT. According to a decision of the ECJ, however, this only applies if the national court has examined and ensured that the transaction is not a fictitious transaction or that, if this transaction was physically carried out, it is neither in connection with VAT evasion nor considered as an abuse of rights.
Categories: European Court of Justice
Keywords: input VAT deduction, abuse of rights