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Commission Urges Germany to Comply with EU VAT Rules on Private Tuition Services

  • The European Commission has called on Germany to comply with EU VAT rules regarding private tuition services.
  • Germany requires private teachers to present a certificate for VAT exemption, which does not comply with EU law.
  • The Commission has issued a reasoned opinion to Germany, giving them two months to respond and take necessary measures.
  • If Germany does not comply, the case may be referred to the European Court of Justice.


Note that this post was (partially) written with the help of AI. It is always useful to review the original source material, and where needed to obtain (local) advice from a specialist.


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