Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 17 September 2020

Stichting Schoonzicht v Staatssecretaris van Financiën

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Hoge Raad der Nederlanden

Reference for a preliminary ruling – Value added tax (VAT) – Directive 2006/112/EC – Immovable property acquired as capital goods – Deduction of input tax paid – Adjustment of the initial deduction – Single adjustment of that deduction in full after the goods in question are first used – Adjustment period

Case C-791/18

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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
20/11/2020 Stichting Schoonzicht
17/09/2020 Stichting Schoonzicht
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
03/03/2020 Stichting Schoonzicht
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
15/03/2019 Stichting Schoonzicht
Request for a preliminary ruling
17/12/2018 Stichting Schoonzicht
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Reports of Cases

not yet published (Court Reports - general)


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Systematic classification scheme

4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.10 Tax provisions
    4.10.02 Harmonization of tax legislation Value added tax Deductions and refunds
 Adjustment of deductions

Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part



Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 17/12/2018

Date of the Opinion

  • 03/03/2020

Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery



Publication in the Official Journal

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Name of the parties

Stichting Schoonzicht

Notes on Academic Writings

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Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Hoge Raad der Nederlanden - Netherlands


  • Taxation
  • - Value added tax

Provisions of national law referred to

Wet op de omzetbelasting 1968, artikel 15, vierde lid, 27/06/1968 Uitvoeringsbeschikking omzetbelasting 1968, Uitvoeringsbeschikking omzetbelasting, artikelen 12, tweede en derde lid, en 13, 01/01/1969

Provisions of international law referred to

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Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

deuxième chambre (Cour)



Advocate General


Language(s) of the Case

  • Dutch

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • English