compensation for expropriated property must not be taxed, according to a decision of the financial court of Münster. Because a “sale-oriented law business will” be in the case of an expropriation is not apparent, the court decided in a published on Monday, judgment (Az.: 1 K 71/16 E).
After the expropriation had been awarded to the plaintiff 600 000 euros in compensation. The tax authorities want to collect taxes but 175 000 Euro. The court stated in its judgment of 28. November for unlawful. Expropriation against the will of the previous owner was not a “sale transaction”