11-22-2018 04:43 PM CET - Politics, Law & Society

Defense Against Denial of Input Tax During Audit

Press release from: Lawyer Alexander von Engelhardt
Defense Against Denial of Input Tax During Audit
Defense Against Denial of Input Tax During Audit

This article is less about a single precedent and more a practical hint for businesspersons on how to effectively defend yourself when, during an audit, the tax office starts denying VAT deductions.

Everybody would assume that auditors would keep a sense of proportion when checking the books and not pick on only formally incorrect payables. Even more so since ECJ had decided on September 15, 2016 (re C-518/14) that incorrect invoices can be fixed until the VAT assessment becomes unappealable and the corrections function retrospectively. Nevertheless, it often happens that they merrily continue cutting the tax during audits. You can defend yourself, however!

To find out how, please read my article:


About Alexander von Engelhardt
Alexander von Engelhardt is a lawyer specializing in German immigration and corporation law. He has dual citizenship (German and American) and was born in New York. He currently works and resides in Berlin, Germany. He serves his clients in English or German and offers solutions for business immigration and easy company formation. Next to his legal work Alexander also enjoys writing about legal terms and new developments in the world of law. He sends out a monthly newsletter and provides information on important topics like taxes, immigration and company law for expats living and working in Germany.

Alexander von Engelhardt
Hardenbergstr. 12
10623 Berlin, Germany
phone: +49 30 51300026
Email: ahoi@vonengelhardt.com

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