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Conditions for Deducting Input Tax from Municipal Economic Development Company’s Development Costs

  • The taxpayer is entitled to deduct input tax from the costs of development measures, as the taxpayer had committed to carrying out the development on behalf of the city.
  • The majority of these costs are considered general expenses of the taxpayer and are deductible as general cost elements of the taxable properties.
  • The determination of whether services are exchanged within the framework of a service exchange is not based on the written expression of the contracting parties, but on the material content of the obligations entered into.
  • The case involves a municipal development company (X) contracted by the city (N) and a bank (B).


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