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Updates from the Federal Fiscal Court: Timing of VAT collection and constitutionality of late payment penalties

  • The BFH has made two recent decisions regarding the timing of receipt according to § 13 Abs. 1 Nr. 1b UStG for transfers.
  • The BFH has confirmed that late payment penalties are both constitutional and in accordance with EU law.


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