Net tax assets (liabilities)

The item amounted to € 179.0 million, having increased € 30.3 million compared to December 31, 2014. The change reflects, mainly, the effects caused by taxes related to the period, at a consolidated level. One also needs to consider the different dynamics concerning foreign units, the movement of the relevant active and passive positions monitored according to the regulations of the Countries where the Group operates, as well as the dynamics concerning the downpayments for the current year.