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Romania: Energy product taxation contrary to EU law (CJEU judgment)

Romania: Energy product taxation contrary to EU law

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a judgment in a case concerning the taxation of energy products in Romania.


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The CJEU concluded that held that Romanian tax provisions that allow the taxation of energy products consumed during the production of additional energy products and electricity on the premises of the same establishment that first produced those energy products are contrary to EU law.

The case is: SC Petrotel-Lukoil SA (C-68/18, 7 November 2019). Read the judgment from the CJEU

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