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CJEU judgment on pension tax and age discrimination - C v Veronsaajien oikeudenvalvontayksikko (2016) (C-122/15) [ECJ] 02.06.16 (Unreported)

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Social policy — Principles of equal treatment and non-discrimination on grounds of age — Directive 2000/78/EC — Equal treatment in employment and occupation — Articles 2, 3 and 6 — Difference in treatment on grounds of age — National legislation providing, in certain situations, for higher taxation of pension income than earned income — Scope of application of Directive 2000/78 — Competence of the European Union in the field of direct taxation. HELD that national legislation relating to the rate of tax on retirement pension income did not fall within the scope of Directive 2000/78

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Category: Pensions » Retirement; Age discrimination. Area(s) of law: Employment; Public Sector; Pensions; Tax.

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