Tax overview

Full release of tax overview data as at 31 December 2019 will be available together with the publication of financial report for the year ended 31 December 2019

The share of taxes paid by geographical area as of December 31, 2018 was as follows:

The term paid taxes refers to the total amount of income taxes effectively paid during the tax period by the Group companies to the respective jurisdictions of tax residence, to income tax payments paid in 2018, to income taxes paid during the course of 2018 but relative to previous financial years (e.g. income tax balances relative to 2017) or to payments relative to tax assessments for previous annuities. The taxes paid also include withholding taxes incurred on the cross-border payments of dividends, interest and royalties which have been reported in the tax residence jurisdictions of the recipient.

For further information on taxes as of December 31, 2018, click here.