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Tax Competition and EU Law

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Carlo PintoResearch Associate, Department of Law, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

ISBN13: 9789041199133
ISBN: 9041199136
Published: May 2003
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Format: Hardback
Price: £189.00

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Sovereign states commonly use tax incentives in order to attract investment and capital from abroad. Although it has been recognized for many years that the forms and features of these incentives can often have harmful effects, there has not until now been a clear, in-depth, full-scale study of what these effects are, how they come about, and how they can be minimized or avoided. Within this volume, Carlo Pinto crystallises the extensive European and American literature in the field, locating his legal analysis in an EU law context that offers a framework within which tax lawyers in both government and business can find common ground.;This volume builds an authoritative synthesis and proposal in its detailed discussions of all aspects of the theory and practice of tax competition, including the following: evidence of interjurisdictional tax competition in the US experience and what the EU can learn from it; methodologies to study tax competition; economic evidence of tax competition in Europe; Member States' ""benchmark"" tax systems; internal market distortion provisions of the EU Treaty (Articles 96 and 97) and relevant EMU provisions. It also examines the: applicability of state aid provisions (EC Treaty Article 87) to direct tax measures; the EU ""Code of Conduct"" Group; OECD countermeasures against harmful tax competition; and CFC legislation.;In the course of his presentation the author analyses various tax regimes and court cases from most EU Member States, outlining the issues and clarifications each brings to the central questions. His final proposal demonstrates that the beneficial effects of tax competition - decrease in direct tax burden, improved efficiency in public administration, enhancement of employment and development - need not be fraught with the risk of fiscal degradation. This is a significant development in the success of the projected harmonisation of taxation in the European Union.

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The issue of (Harmful) tax competition; EU legal framework of (harmful) tax competition; EC stat aid rules and member states' (harmful) tax competitive measures; non-legally binding rules and harmful tax competition - the code of conduct and the OECD reports; unilateral countermeasures against harmful tax competition and EU law; synthesis and proposal, main cases of the European Court of Justice and the Court of First Instance, main commission notices and decisions on fiscal state aid, main EU legislation - official documents and reports, main OECD official documents.

Series: Eucotax Series on European Taxation

Investment Fund Taxation: Domestic Law, EU Law, and Double Taxation Treaties ISBN 9789041196699
Published May 2018
Kluwer Law International
National Legal Presumptions and European Tax Law ISBN 9789041166135
Published February 2018
Kluwer Law International
Double (Non-) Taxation and EU Law ISBN 9789041194107
Published November 2017
Kluwer Law International
EU Citizenship and Direct Taxation ISBN 9789041185846
Published October 2017
Kluwer Law International
Transfer Pricing in the US: A Practical Guide ISBN 9789041191960
Published September 2017
Kluwer Law International
Limitation on Benefits Clauses in Double Taxation Conventions 2nd ed ISBN 9789041161352
Published September 2017
Kluwer Law International
The Impact of Tax Treaties and EU Law on Group Taxation Regimes ISBN 9789041169051
Published August 2016
Kluwer Law International
Corporate Tax Base in the Light of IAS/IFRS and EU Directive 2013/34: A Comparative Approach ISBN 9789041167453
Published July 2016
Kluwer Law International
Tax Treaty Override ISBN 9789041154064
Published April 2014
Kluwer Law International
Fixed Establishments in European VAT ISBN 9789041145543
Published August 2013
Kluwer Law International
CCCTB: Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base - Selected Issues (EUCOTAX 35)
Edited by: Dennis Weber
ISBN 9789041138729
Published May 2012
Kluwer Law International
Intermediation of Insurance & Financial Services in European VAT ISBN 9789041137326
Published August 2011
Kluwer Law International
From Marks & Spencer to X Holding: The Future of Cross-Border Group Taxation ISBN 9789041133991
Published August 2011
Kluwer Law International
Fiscal Sovereignty of the Member States in an Internal Market: Past and Future ISBN 9789041134035
Published December 2010
Kluwer Law International
Europe-China Tax Treaties ISBN 9789041132161
Published June 2010
Kluwer Law International
Taxation of Ucits: Austria Germany the Netherlands and the Uk ISBN 9789041128393
Published October 2009
Kluwer Law International
Integration Approaches to Group Taxation in European Internal Market ISBN 9789041127792
Published October 2008
Kluwer Law International
Tax Compliance Costs for Companies in an Enlarged European Community ISBN 9789041126665
Published May 2008
Kluwer Law International
ECJ-Recent Developments in Direct Taxation ISBN 9789041125095
Published March 2006
Kluwer Law International
Limitation on Benefits Clauses in Double Taxation Conventions ISBN 9789041123701
Published December 2005
Kluwer Law International
Out of print
Tax Avoidance and EC Treaty Freedoms ISBN 9789041124029
Published December 2005
Kluwer Law International
WTO and Direct Taxation ISBN 9789041123718
Published May 2005
Kluwer Law International
Settlement of Disputes in Tax Treaty Law ISBN 9789041199041
Published September 2002
Kluwer Law International
Tax Treaty Interpretation
Edited by: Michael Lang
ISBN 9789041198570
Published June 2002
Kluwer Law International
The Impact of Community Law on Tax Treaties: Issues and Solutions ISBN 9789041198600
Published February 2002
Kluwer Law International
The Compatibility of Anti-abuse Provisions in Tax Treaties with EC Law
ISBN 9789041196781
Published January 1999
Kluwer Law International
The Principle of Equality in European Taxation
ISBN 9789041196934
Published December 0002
Kluwer Law International