ALERTS: STATE AID - EUROPEAN UNION - BELGIUM - INCOMPATIBLE AID - TAXES

Incompatible aid : The General Court of the European Union confirms a Commission’s decision finding that the aid scheme exempting Belgian ports from corporation tax is incompatible (Port autonome du Centre et de l’Ouest ; Port de Bruxelles ; Havenbedrijf Antwerpen)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Same motive, same punishment. After the derogatory tax regime for French ports, it was the turn of the tax regime favourable to Belgian ports to be subjected to the sagacity of the Court of First Instance of the European Union. On 20 September 2019, the latter delivered three judgments, which are similar, if not identical in wording, in cases T-673/17 (Port autonome du Centre et de l'Ouest SCRL and Others v. Commission)Case T-674/17 (Le Port de Bruxelles and Others v Commission). and T-696/17 (Havenbedrijf Antwerpen NV and Others v Commission)The Commission has decided to send a letter to the Belgian authorities concerning the corporation tax exemption

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Alain Ronzano, Incompatible aid : The General Court of the European Union confirms a Commission’s decision finding that the aid scheme exempting Belgian ports from corporation tax is incompatible (Port autonome du Centre et de l’Ouest ; Port de Bruxelles ; Havenbedrijf Antwerpen), 20 September 2019, Concurrences N° 4-2019, Art. N° 91756, www.concurrences.com

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