Dixons Retail plc v Revenue and Customs Commissioners – WLR Daily

Posted November 25th, 2013 in consumer credit, EC law, fraud, law reports, sale of goods, VAT by tracey

Dixons Retail plc v Revenue and Customs Commissioners: (Case C-494/12);   [2013] WLR (D)  448

‘Pursuant to articles 2(1), 5(1) and 11A(1)(a) of Sixth Council Directive 77/388/EEC and articles 2(1)(a), 14(1) and 73 of Council Directive 2006/112/EC, the physical transfer of goods to a purchaser who had fraudulently used a bank card as a means of payment constituted a “supply of goods” within the meaning of articles 2(1) and 5(1) of Directive 77/388 and articles 2(1)(a) and 14(1) of Directive 2006/112 and, in the context of such a transfer, the payment made by a third party, under an agreement concluded between it and the supplier of those goods by which the third party undertook to pay the supplier for the goods sold by the latter to purchasers using such a card as a means of payment, constituted “consideration” within the meaning of article 11A(1)(a) of Directive 77/388 and article 73 of Directive 2006/112.’

WLR Daily, 21st November 2013

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