With the establishment of the “Indici sintetici di affidabilità” – ISA’s or Summary Reliability Indices, the Italian Tax Agency aims to “facilitate the compliance of tax obligations and encourage the spontaneous emergence of taxable income.” These indices form part of a wider initiative for Italian […]
EU Directive 2008/9/EU (implemented in Italy by Legislative Decree no. 18/2010) allows VAT registered businesses that incur costs in countries that are members of the European Union (and Switzerland, Norway, Israel and the Principality of Monaco, thanks to reciprocal agreements) to request refund of VAT […]
What is the double whammy in Italian tax? The “double whammy” is what hits new businesses in the second year after start-up. No tax in your first year You pay no tax in your first year of operations but the tax due for that first […]
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 […]
Below is out guide in pdf format which you can download. This is a very general guide and only intended to give some basic background information. It should not be seen as a substitute for specific advice.
Tax in Italy Your liability to tax in Italy depends primarily on your residence status. If you are tax resident (read this article for an explanation of what this means) in Italy in any year – and you are either tax resident for a particular […]
Increase in IVIE The Government has proposed an increase in the rate of IVIE , the equivalent of IMU for property owned abroad. Under the proposal the rate will increase probably with effect from Financial Year 2024 from 0.76% to 1.06%, an increase of almost […]