In its judgement of 24 July 2018, published on 30 January 2019, the Supreme Tax Court held that with regard to national provisions with a requirement of a minimum shareholding of at least 10%, the principle of the free movement of capital is not blocked by the principle of freedom of establishment. Whilst the judgement specifically related to a legal provision, which is no longer applicable, it represents a departure by the Supreme Tax Court from its previous view on this issue. Continue reading
Tax & Legal
The finance ministry has ruled on a court case holding the increased capital gains scope to be unconstitutional inasfar as the gain could have been realised tax free on promulgation of the new law.