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Nov. 8, 2022, 11:08 AM

Fiat Wins Top Court Fight With EU’s Vestager Over Tax Bill (1)

Stephanie Bodoni
Stephanie Bodoni
Bloomberg News

Stellantis NV’s Fiat won its challenge at the European Union’s top court to topple a €30 million ($30 million) tax bill imposed by the bloc’s antitrust regulators.

The EU Court of Justice annulled the European Commission’s decision in a binding judgment on Tuesday, saying that its analysis was “erroneous.”

The carmaker contested a 2015 European Commission order to pay back tax breaks granted by Luxembourg -- part of EU competition chief Margrethe Vestager’s attempted crackdown on allegedly unfair tax deals doled out by member states to encourage big firms to set up units in their territories.

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