VAT news tagged as "Andersen"

Poland

Poland VAT case to test EU multimillion insurance outsourcing

April 26th, 2015

Poland has referred a tax case to the European Court of Justice that should clarify a long-standing question over the EU VAT liability of outsourced insurance services. In 2005, the ECJ ruled in the Andersen case that outsourced insurance services, including claims handling, should come with an unrecoverable VAT charge. The UK, with its multi-million …


Europe

EU adds VAT on banking and insurance financial services group charges

September 17th, 2014

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on 17 September 2014 in the Skandia America Corporation vs Swedish tax authorities case that recharges of bought-in costs or provided by financial services group companies to their branches and subsidiaries in other EU countries will be liable to a VAT charge.  Until this ruling, foreign subsidiaries were …