This is a (very) simplified table of the registration taxes due on certain documents. The tax office will apply the tax according to the substance of the effect that the document has, not the form.
The Italian tax regime applicable to residential real estate can seem confusing. Real estate has always been an attractive source of income for governments around Europe, and Italy is no exception. As real estate is difficult to move about, it presents an easy target for […]
You can save purchase tax (registration tax) on the purchase of Italian real estate if you elect to occupy as your main residence (in Italy) and actually occupy it as such for the five years following purchase. In order to occupy it as your main […]