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Spanish operators take RTVE tax case to CJEU

Wednesday 11 April 2018 | 10:05 CET | News
Spain's three leading operators – Telefonica, Orange and Vodafone – have refused to accept recent court rulings that they have to continue funding state broadcaster RTVE via a government-imposed tax and taken the matter to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in Luxembourg, reports La Informacion. The contentious-administrative chamber of the country's national high court of justice has now asked the CJEU to decide whether a tax based on annual gross income and not audiovisual and advertising revenues complies with the EU legislation.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Orange / RTVE / Telefonica / Vodafone
Countries: Spain
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