Tax

The Supreme Administrative Court ruled on the moment on which an investment is initiated

The Supreme Administrative Court of the Czech Republic issued judgment No. 7 Afs 365/2018-62, which deals with the moment from which an entity is to capitalize the costs of acquisition into the value of the tangible and intangible assets. In terms of allocation of certain costs to the acquisition value of assets, the court held that it was not essential when the tax entity had formally approved the investment to be made but when it had objectively begun to invest even though it was not quite certain at that time that the investment would be completed successfully. 

22. 11. 2019

What will 2020 bring in the area of VAT? Quick fixes already in January and a VAT decrease for selected supplies in May

One of the main topics of the traditional autumn seminar on value added tax, which is organised every year by Deloitte, were the new rules in the area of VAT, jointly referred to as “quick fixes”. Their primary purpose is to unify certain rules for cross-border transactions with goods within the European Union. What do they bring, specifically? How can preparations be made for them? 

22. 11. 2019

In Brief from International Taxation [November 2019]

A number of states have recently introduced new rules for substance requirements based on which the nexus taxation is derived, among them are Curaçao, the British Virgin Islands, Jersey and Guernsey. The CJEU AG gives its opinion on cases relating to cross-period loss relief, Belgian notional interest deduction and freedom of establishment. The guidance on tax treatment of virtual currency is newly available in the United States. Belgium is preparing for Brexit. The advance tax ruling issued in Luxembourg before 1 January 2015 will be valid only to the end of 2019. A new version of the list of non-cooperative jurisdictions was published by the European Union. 

22. 11. 2019