Social sciences and humanities
Subject: EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL TAX LAW (A.A. 2024/2025)
Unit European and International Tax Law
Training activities in similar subject fields or in fields integrating the basic and distinctive ones, also relating to context cultures and interdisciplinary training (lesson)
Primary goal of this course is to enrich the students with a specific knowledge of the main European and international tax law principles, focusing on the sources of European and international tax law.
Students have also to become familiar with some specific issues (i.e. double income; residence vs source; international tax evasion and "abus de droit"; exchange of informations)
Constitutional law, Private law I and Institutions of Roman law are a prerequisite to this course
UE Rules. - International Tax Treaties. - EU principles and Tax Law. - Residence vs. Source. Taxation of Residents and No Residents. Permament Establishment. Transfer pricing; CFC legislation; Tax havens. International ruling.
University lectures, aiming to implement the active participation of students to class discussion. Particular emphasis will be placed on analysing case-law and both international and European jurisprudence
Final oral exam. Students attending lessons may argue an examination paper on a previously fixed and specific issue. Students may replace the part of international tax law with a parte concerning comparative tax law.
The present course is conceived as an advanced one, and (focused as it is on international and European tax laws and case-law) it takes for assumed a good basic knowledge of fiscal topics and principles in general. Students are expected to develop an autonomous critical ability about most of the current topics in the international and European tax system. They will also be able to apply and implement known rules and principles. They will achieve an adequate learning ability and a good communicative ability.
Attenders may prepare for the exam studying on the teaching materials which will be reported, discussed and analysed during lessons.
An updated handbook will be recommended before the beginning of the Course