European Union – Value added tax. The Court of Justice of the European Union gave a preliminary ruling concerning the interpretation of arts 2(1), 14, 24(1) and 90(1) of Council Directive (EC) 2006/112 (on the common system of value added tax). The request had been made in proceedings between NLB Leasing d.o.o. and Slovenia, concerning the latter's refusal to allow NLB to adjust the amount of VAT paid following the conclusion of two lease agreements.