Official Journal of the European Union
Order of the Court (Eighth Chamber) of 13 December 2021 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal Arbitral Tributário (Centro de Arbitragem Administrativa — CAAD) — Portugal) — XG v Autoridade Tributária e Aduaneira
(Case C-647/20) (1)
(Reference for a preliminary ruling - Article 99 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice - Direct taxation - Taxation of capital gains on immovable property - Articles 63, 64 and 65 TFEU - Free movement of capital - Higher tax liability on capital gains on immovable property made by residents of third countries)
Language of the case: Portuguese
Tribunal Arbitral Tributário (Centro de Arbitragem Administrativa — CAAD)
Parties to the main proceedings
Defendant: Autoridade Tributária e Aduaneira
Operative part of the order
Articles 63 and 65(1) TFEU must be interpreted as precluding legislation of a Member State relating to personal income tax, which makes capital gains arising from the sale of immovable property situated in that Member State, by a resident of a third country, subject to a higher tax liability than that which would be applied, for the same type of transaction, to capital gains made by a resident of that Member State.
(1) OJ C 53, 15.2.2021.