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For wedding appointments as of 29 January 2019: The EU regulations governing matrimonial property regimes now apply

As of 29 January 2019, the so-called EU matrimonial property regime regulations apply to new international marriages and registered civil […]

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VAT treatment of bonus point systems

When competing for business in online retail, bonus point systems are very popular among retail companies and their clients. The VAT treatment of […]

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Treatment of vouchers in VAT as of 1 January 2019

The upper and lower houses of the German parliament decided in November to implement the Europe-wide voucher regulation in German law with effect as […]

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PKF Worldwide Tax Update

In this first quarterly issue for 2019, the PKF Worldwide Tax Update newsletter again brings together notable tax changes and amendments from around […]

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Legal order of succession despite testament – challenging the passing over of a person entitled to a compulsory portion

If the testator does not draw up a testament, the legal order of succession takes effect, which means that the estate is passed onto the relations, […]

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Consideration of losses for sale of shares

The introduction of the flat rate withholding tax on capital gains on 1 January 2009 has led to a regime change in the tax treatment of the asset […]

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Sold as seen? Duty of disclosure for the sale of real estate

Honesty is the best policy - this also apples to the sale of an owner-occupied property. If sellers fail to disclose major shortcomings to buyers and […]

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PKF Worldwide Tax Update Q4 2018

In this fourth quarterly issue for 2018, the PKF Worldwide Tax Update newsletter again brings together notable tax changes and amendments from around […]

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Renouncing the inheritance as a tax-saving scheme

Many people are aware that an inheritance does not necessarily have to be accepted, but can also be renounced if necessary. However, this option is […]

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More protection planned for whistleblowers

Be it Lux Leaks or Panama Papers, many tax scandals that hit the headlines in recent years would have remained undetected without information from […]

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