An ECJ advocate general has suggested the court hold the provision of a warranty by an independent business for certain components and assemblies within used cars sold by a dealer is an insurance, the premium for which should be taxed as such. Continue reading
Tax & Legal
The Supreme Tax Court has held that insurance taken out with an EU/EEA insurer to cover warranty risks on a plant constructed outside Germany is free of insurance tax. However, the same insurance taken out with a non-EU/EEA insurer is subject to the tax if the insured person is a domestic legal or natural person. Continue reading
The Supreme Tax Court has held that only payments by an insured person in return for risk assumption by the insurer qualify as insurance premiums subject to insurance tax.