ECJ Declines To Rule On Pre-EU Hungarian VAT Dispute

Law360 (May 1, 2020, 7:37 PM EDT) -- The European Court of Justice said it lacked jurisdiction to decide whether Hungary should refund value-added tax of nearly €12,000 (now $13,000) for a transaction that occurred before the country joined the European Union in 2004.

The right to collect the VAT arose from services performed for global construction company Eurovia in 1998, not when Eurovia received an invoice for the services and paid the tax in 2011 after a lengthy court battle over the price, the court determined Thursday.

Eurovia hired a company, which was unnamed in court documents, to help build a communications network in Hungary in 1998, according to court...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Attached Documents

Related Sections

Companies

Government Agencies

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!