Insights

  • Double taxation: new tax dispute resolution mechanisms

    The Directive n. 1852 approved by Ecofin on 10 October 2017 has introduced a new tax dispute resolution mechanisms in the European Union in order to cover issues related to double taxation. Please see the attachment for further details.

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  • Bankruptcy and insolvency reform act

    The draft law n. 2681 for the bankruptcy and insolvency reform was approved on 11th october 2017by the Senate of Italian Repubblic. Within twelve months the Chamber of Deputies will have to adopte one or more legislative decrees to develop the organic reform of insolvency proceedings and the review of privileges and guarantees. Bankruptcy and […]

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  • Cinema tax credit: an opportunity for investors

    The Italian legislature has established several measures in favour of the cinema and audiovisual industry. The new Law dated 14 November 2016, n. 220, introduced several amendments and new provisions to the old regime in order to attract more investors and to strengthen such crucial industry in Italy. New tax benefits are based on the […]

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  • Is the final agreement a mere repeat of the preliminary agreement?

    In a recent judgment, the Supreme Court reaffirmed the principle of law according to which if the parties, after they have entered into a preliminary agreement, concluded the final contract, the latter is the only source of rights and of obligations related to their relationship and not mere repetition of the first contract, as the […]

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  • Punitive damages and exequatur

    The italian Corte di Cassazione recognized and enforced US Judgement based on “punitive damages”.

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  • Branch exemption and the recapture of losses

    With the measure n. 165138 issued on August 28th, 2017, the Italian Revenue Agency approved the implementing provisions of the branch exemption regime, which has been introduced by the so-called “Internationalization Decree” and regulated by article 168 ter of the Italian Consolidated Tax Text (CITT). The Branch Exemption regime applies to resident companies operating in […]

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  • Medical liability

    The new medical liability is innovative, see annex for more details.

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  • Deadline September 28, 2017: communication to Revenue Agency

    The first deadline for sending the invoice data to the Revenue Agency is 28 September 2017 as to the data of the first half, by 28 February 2018 as to the data of the second half of 2017. These changes refer only to tax year 2017 and concern only the communication of invoice data. No […]

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  • Split Payment

    D.L. 50/2017 introduced changes in Split Payment. Read more in the attached document (in Italian).

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  • AML for Italian Lawyers

    The Consiglio Nazionale Forense published “AML vademecum” for italian lawyers, after the AML new law.

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  • ACE: coefficient reductions confirmed

    With the final approval of the Conversion Bill of DL 50/2017, the rules of ACE (aid to economic growth) have been changed again. The Italian legislator confirmed that must be considered changes in equity capital from the year 2011 onwards for the calculation of the tax benefit, without needing to consider only changes of the […]

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  • Black List Costs – sanctions applicable to the past

    Starting from 2016 the anti-tax-haven rules have been repealed. So today the new regime provides the full deductibility of the blacklist costs and furthermore the elimination of the obligation, previously required, to report separately blacklist costs on the tax return, and abolition of the related sanctions. Nevertheless the circular n. 39/E/2016 issued by the Italian […]

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  • Trust for support to disabled people: facilities provided in law n. 112/2016

    Italy introduced Law No 112 of 2016, on assistance for people with severe disabilities without family support. Main goal of the law is the full inclusion and autonomy of people with disabilities. In order to achieve these aims, it is provided for the establishment, at the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, of a Fund […]

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  • Anti Money Laundering legislation: D.Lgs 25.05.2017 n. 90 approved

    The D.Lgs 25.05.2017 n.90 was approved and published on the 19.06.2017 Gazzetta Ufficiale.The italian national law mesures – trasposing the reporting obligations set out in Directive (UE) 2015/849 – will enter into force on the fourth of july. The news set out, mainly involves: increasing of the administrative sanctions; increasing number of the “politically exposed […]

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  • Vat settlement postponed

    With resolution n. 73 of June 20th, 2017, the Revenue Agency provided some clarification on the new deadlines for the payment of the VAT settlement. On the one hand it has been confirmed, as a general rule, the deadline of March 16th; on the other hand, the Agency established that this deadline can be postponed […]

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  • Privacy: insights on new rules

    Next May 25, 2018 will enter into force the regulation 2016/679 that concerns privacy policy. This regulation enters into what, with Directive 2016/680, has been defined as the “European Data Protection Package”. The article attached herewith defines the amendments introduced by the Regulation which all companies shall adopt within one year.

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  • The “overindebtedness procedure”

    The “overindebtedness procedure”, introduced by the Italian law 3/2012, is increasingly being used in Italian Courts. Read more in the attached document (in Italian).

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  • Postposed deadline for the electronic submission of Periodic Vat Settlements Communication

    With the press release of May 29th, 2017, the Ministry of the Economy and Finance issued an official prorogation of the deadline to file the new fulfillment introduced by the Stability Law 2017, the Periodic Vat Settlements Communication, to the Tax Authority. Although no publication in the Official Journal occurred yet, the proposal is included […]

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  • Clarifications on reverse charge sanctions

    For any further infomation please contact our Office.

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  • Simplified procedure in relation to pending tax litigations

    Decree-Law 50/2017 has introduced into the Italian legal system a simplified procedure in relation to pending tax litigations, in which the Italian Revenue Agency acts as defendant. This procedure can be applied at all levels of appeal providing that taxpayer appeared before a judge within 31stDecember 2016. Taxpayer, that has applied to the simplified procedure […]

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