Fiscal Institute Tilburg (FIT)
The Fiscal Institute Tilburg (FIT) is a joint academic institution of the Department of Tax Economics (DTE) of Tilburg School of Economics and management (TISEM) and the Department of Tax Law (DTL) of Tilburg Law School (TLS). Our staff of approximately 70 members makes FIT one of the largest tax departments in Europe. Due to our multidisciplinary nature, research, education and outreach activities benefit from synergies of both departments.
Team up with our research activities
Through this strong synergetic cooperation quality benefits are realized, which is enhance our research in wide areas of taxation (i.e. domestic tax law, European and International tax law, tax assurance, public finance, taxation of family businesses, tax legal theory, etc.), but also our educational programs, which are ranked as top in class (i.e. BSc Fiscale Economie, MScs Fiscale Economie, International Business Taxation master/LLM).
Study with us
This unique approach has been translated into our Bachelor and Master programs. PLG makes an important contribution to the LLB and the LLM Law and the Global Law Bachelor and runs the programs: BSc Public Administration (in Dutch), BSc and MSc of Public Governance (in English), LLM International Law & Global Governance (in English) and LLM European Law and Global Risks (in English).
Social Science Research Network Ranking (July 2021)
The largest Tax Institute in Europe
International and European Tax Moot Court Competition
Every year, four students from one of the study programs of the Fiscal Institute Tilburg take part in the International and European Tax Moot Court Competition. The Institute of Tax Law of KU Leuven and the IBFD organizes the Competition in cooperation with Deloitte.
This seminar in International Tax Law takes place each year. The subject area is 'The European Harmonization of Tax Law' and each year a different theme is explored and studied.
Adventurous children's book about taxes (in Dutch)07th October 2021
Frank Elsweijer has written a Dutch children's book in which children learn about taxes in an adventurous way. A book for adults as well, as both text and drawings contain references to the adult world of taxation.
Congratulations to our Tax Moot Court Team14th April 2021
Our Tax Moot Court Team won some wonderful awards at the International and European Tax Moot Court Competition. This event took place online between March 29 and April 2 and was organized by the Institute of Tax Law of KU Leuven and the IBFD in cooperation with Deloitte.
Special research project Capital expropriation after World War II10th February 2021
The Fiscal Institute Tilburg cooperates with the Tax and Customs museum, Radboud University and the National Archive in researching Capital expropriation after World war II by the NBI and the Tax Authorities.