The course content is to a large extent defined by the topics and problems covered in the lectures.

Course content

  • Exemption method and shareholder income tax
  • Partnership modell and enterprise modell
  • Going concern principles
  • Asset sales vs. share sales
  • Mergers/demergers and other restructuring
  • Immigration and emigration
  • Residence taxation
  • Introduction to main topics in international taxation
  • Alteration of tax assessment
  • Surtax

The teaching in VAT law will in particular focus on the following topics:

  • The fundamental principles of VAT law
  • The right to deduct for input VAT
  • The basis of calculaton for VAT
  • The main exceptions and exemptions from VAT
  • Imports and exports of goods and services
  • The rules for withdrawal VAT
  • Adjustment rules


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