Michaela Merz

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ITX Pharma Virtual Round Table

I would like to invite you to our “ITX Pharma Virtual Round Table” which will be held on 22 May 2018 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm (CET).  Continue reading

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European Court of Justice: Different treatment of issuers and recipients of VAT invoices is possible

In its recent judgment (LVK-56 EOOD v. Bulgaria, C-643/11 –
the ECJ held that in line with Article 203 of the VAT Directive suppliers must pay any VAT included in an invoice irrespective of whether there is an underlying taxable transaction. Continue reading

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Risk of PE (permanent establishment) for VAT in Italy

A new minefield is created around fixed establishments for VAT purposes, even if there is an extensive case-law of the European Court of Justice to determine whether such an establishment exist or not. The main elements of this legal analysis were also embedded into the EU VAT Regulations, however, some of the member states tend to interpret now these rules more widely as before. Continue reading