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Denmark Consulting on Solidarity Contribution for Fossil Fuel Sector — Orbitax Tax News & Alerts

Denmark has published a draft law for consultation that provides for the introduction of a temporary solidarity contribution on the fossil fuel sector in line with Council Regulation (EU) 2022/1854. The solidarity contribution will apply to companies in the crude oil, natural gas, coal, and oil refining sectors that derive at least 75% of their taxable turnover in 2023 in the fields of extraction, mining, petroleum refining, or the production of coke oven products. The contribution will be levied at a rate of 33% on taxable profits in 2023 to the extent exceeding 120% of the average taxable profits in the four years 2018 to 2021. The deadline for comments is 24 February 2023.