Case C-277/09 RBS Deutschland, European Court of Justice

10 Mar 2011

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Deduction of input tax – Article 17(3)(a) of the Sixth VAT Directive – cross-border leasing transactions in principle taxable – but no output tax in fact accounted for in other Member State involved – permissibility of exploitation of differences in implementation of VAT in different Member States – fiscal neutrality – abuse of rights