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Thread: correct verb


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    #1

    correct verb

    Hi,

    I am trying to find the correct verb in the following sentence:

    The taxpayer with a permanent establishment being established in the territory of the Czech Republic is obliged to notify the tax administrator of its establishment and its location within thirty days. (permanent establishment = fixed place of business)

    "to establish a permanent establishment" does not sound good to me. Would it be possible to replace the highlighted verb and noun in the above sentence with something else?

    Thanks a lot!

    Hanka


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    Re: correct verb

    Quote Originally Posted by Hanka View Post
    Hi,

    I am trying to find the correct verb in the following sentence:

    The taxpayer with a permanent establishment being established [set up/installed/founded/opened] in the territory of the Czech Republic is obliged to notify the tax administrator of its establishment and its location within thirty days. (permanent establishment = fixed place of business)

    "to establish a permanent establishment" does not sound good to me. Would it be possible to replace the highlighted verb and noun in the above sentence with something else?

    Thanks a lot!

    Hanka
    How about these?


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    #3

    Re: correct verb

    Thanks a lot! And the nouns would be: "... notify the tax administrator of its setup/installation/foundation/opening?"


    • Join Date: Oct 2006
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    Re: correct verb

    Yes.

    I have had another thought looking at this.

    If you phrase this as "The taxpayer with a permanent place of business being established in the territory...", it reads clearly and you can retain "established" "establishment".

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