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Economic activity: The Court of Justice of the European Union qualifies as economic the activity of tax collection and clarifies the application of article 102 TFEU to this activity (Poste italiane – Bancoposta)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In a judgment of 3 March 2021, the Court of Justice refused to answer a question referred for a preliminary ruling on allegedly anti-competitive State legislation. It did, however, give an answer to the State aid part of the question (see the State aid section of this issue). Tax collection activity and competition law Already at the heart of the Montessori case, the imposta comunale sugli immobili (municipal property tax known as "ICI") has once again posed difficulties (CJEU, Nov. 6, 2018, Scuola Elementare Maria Montessori v. Commission and Italy, Case C-622/16 P to C-624/16 P, EU:C:2018:229; B. Stromsky, "Recovery: the Court of Justice of the European

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Francesco Martucci, Economic activity: The Court of Justice of the European Union qualifies as economic the activity of tax collection and clarifies the application of article 102 TFEU to this activity (Poste italiane – Bancoposta), 3 March 2021, Concurrences N° 2-2021, Art. N° 100574, pp. 192-193

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