Upptaxeringen by a restructuring process within the Flir group during 2011 and 2012, when the Swedish bolagsgrenen had started a branch in Belgium, where assets and activities within a business area moved.
Then moved the assets to a new belgian company, against compensation in the form of shares, for a billions.
the right to a so-called fictional deducted from the belgian tax.
– We believe that there has been no change in value, which gives the right to such a deduction. The value of the assets that will come into Belgium, it is the same as on the come out. The company claims that there are business benefits, but the organizational had the same results achieved if the assets had been sold directly. The only thing that is different is the tax impact, " says Tax expert Roberth Glansberg to the News agency Siren.
the Company claims that it's been unreasonably long time and that it is unfair to decide about the additional taxation.
Of the nearly 3 billion consists of 805 million of tax (a kind of skatteböter) and 153 million of interest, the rest is tax.
and is the world leader in the manufacture of infrared products and technology used within the defence industry.
In Sweden, the company has almost 400 employees in Täby.