Published on 1 March 2007 by Thomas Caveng
Jean-Luc Soulier represented the International Wool Secretariat
Jean-Luc Soulier represented the International Wool Secretariat a dispute against the French Tax Administration concerning the repayment of the 1/3 withholding tax set forth in Article 244 bis of the French General Tax Code which the company had to pay on the gains in value realized in connection with the sale of a real estate property located in Paris. By judgment dated March 2, 2007, the Paris Administrative Court ordered the French State to reimburse the entire sum paid at the time of the transaction, i.e. the sum of EUR 860,000 in principal.