The European Commission on March 6 filed a case in the European Court of Justice (C-105/08) against Portugal, citing its discriminatory provisions on the taxation of outbound interest payments.
After notifying Portugal of the discrimination in December 2005 and in July 2006 finding its response unsatisfactory, the commission has now decided to take to the ECJ its infringement procedure against the Portuguese state. (For the case filing, see Doc 2008-9291 or 2008 WTD 82-10.) (...)
Artigo publicado na TAX NOTES INTERNATIONAL, pelos colegas Francisco de Sousa da Câmara e José Almeida Fernandes, da MLGTS