If benefit of tax credit for research only avails when carried out in given EU country, it violates

March 11, 2005

Luxembourg, 10 March 2005

C-39/04, Laboratoires Fournier SA v Direction des vérifications nationales et internationales

Judgment of the Court of Justice (Third Chamber) on 10 March 2005 (link to English version when available).
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Restrictions on the freedom to provide services - Tax legislation - Corporation tax - Tax credit for research
The case was referred to the Court by the Tribunal administratif, Dijon (France)

The Court ruled:

Accordingly, the answer to the questions referred must be that Article 49 EC precludes legislation of a Member State which restricts the benefit of a tax credit for research only to research carried out in that Member State.

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