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Georg Kofler

Georg Kofler (1977) is a professor of tax law at Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria. He has earned a doctorate in law and a doctorate in business administration in 2002 and 2003 ,respectively, and an LLM in international taxation from New York University in 2004. In 2006, he gained his postdoctoral lecturing qualification (“habilitation”) with a thesis on “Double Taxation Conventions and European Community Law”. He has worked with the International Department of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance (2002-2003, 2009), as an assistant professor at the University of Linz (2001-2006) and as an acting assistant professor of tax law at New York University School of Law (2006-2008). Kofler serves as a member of the faculties of several postgraduate programs, as a member of the D-A-CH tax committee, as a deputy member of the CFE and as chairman of the CFE’s ECJ Task Force. He has published and lectured widely on issues of Austrian, international, and European taxation.

Tax Planning under European Tax Rules

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