Italian News

Recent changes in Italian properties purchase procedures

It has taken more than three and a half years. A law was passed in Italy at the end of 2013, allowing Italian notaries to receive the purchase price of Italian properties and to keep [...]

September 15th, 2017|Italian News|

Improving Italian property market statistics – The Quarterly Report of the Italian Revenue

On the 6th June 2017 the “Osservatorio del Mercato immobiliare” (OMI) - a branch of the Italian Revenue -  issued its quarterly reports on the Italian property market, for the first quarter of 2017. Click [...]

June 26th, 2017|Italian News|

The new tax on Italian bed and brekfast: “Airbnb tax” or “Regime fiscale delle locazioni brevi”.

Tourism has always been a major source of income in Italy. Once upon a time, tourists arrived in Italy and stayed in hotels, sometimes they would rent a holiday cottage for a few months. Over [...]

May 29th, 2017|Italian News|

Holiday homes and farm buildings (Fabbricati rurali): a polite notice from the Italian Revenue

Farm buildings (Fabbricati rurali) are normally registered in the Countryside Land Registry (Catasto Terreni) and are usually not subject to tax in Italy. These buildings are supposed to be the farmer`s house, where the owner [...]

May 28th, 2017|Italian News|

Financial effects of the new civil partnership and cohabitation relationships under Italian law.

Civil partnerships (Unioni Civili ) were formally recognised and regulated in Italy with Law No. 76 of 2016, following two rulings of the Italian Constitutional Court (No. 138/2010 and No. 170/2014) and a Judgment of [...]

March 14th, 2017|Italian News|

“BILANCIO 2017”: the new rules on Italian non-doms, special visa and the(almost) self-financing property improvements.

  Shortly before Christmas 2016 and notwithstanding the political crisis, the new Italian budget (“Bilancio 2017”) was passed by the Italian Parliament in record time. It introduces a few opportunities for non-residents. Italian non-doms - [...]

January 9th, 2017|Italian News|