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Germany: Court concludes, invoices can be corrected with retroactive effect

Court decisions addressing input tax deductions

The KPMG member firm in Germany has prepared a report that discusses recent value added tax (VAT) and indirect developments, including the following:


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Read a February 2017 report [PDF 257 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Germany

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