On 20 September 2019, the General Court delivered three judgments (Cases T-673/17, Port autonome du Centre and de l’Ouest and Others v. Commission, T-674/17, Le Port de Bruxelles and Région de Bruxelles-Capitale v. Commission, T-696/17, Havenbedrijf Antwerpen and Maatschappij van de Brugse Zeehaven v. Commission). The underlying decisions of the European Commission (the “Commission”) concern a State aid scheme regarding ports taxation in Belgium. The Belgian Income Tax Code exempted a number of Belgian ports from the scope of application of the corporate tax. These port authorities were instead subject to the tax on legal
The EU General Court provides further guidance concerning the concept of State aid in the context of fiscal measures favoring port authorities (Port autonome du Centre) (Port de Bruxelles) (Havenbedrijf Antwerpen)
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