VAT, the value added tax is a tax that affects, through a system of detractions and compensation, the increase in value that a product incurs in the production and distribution phases. Its total effect is on the final consumer, who has to pay the entire tax. VAT mainly affects imports, transfer of goods and the performance of services by companies, craftsmen and professions.
Legal Guide Italy
- Thursday, 02 February 2012 00:58
A new law has come into force governing the use of self-certification. The Law Nr. 183 of 12th November 2011, amended the Law DPR 445/2000 on self-certification.
- Thursday, 05 January 2012 08:25
Nuclear family allowance is support given by the Italian National Social Security Institute (INPS) to family members of subordinate workers.
On the website of INPS (www.inps.it) one can find all the necessary information regarding the Nuclear family allowance, how to apply for it, and the forms to use.
- Monday, 26 December 2011 00:26
Each subordinate worker in Italy who gets married is entitled to marriage leave. This is a right recognized by both the Italian Constitution (Article 31, comma 1) and law (RDL 24 June 1937 number 1334). National Collective Agreements and Circular letters from INPS further indicate how the marriage leave is applied.
- Wednesday, 02 November 2011 10:24
Question: I came on a tourist visa to visit my husband who lives and works in Italy. My husband has a Permit of Stay for work. I’ve been here for two months and should leave within a month’s time. But I’ve just discovered that we are expecting a baby. Can I remain in Italy with my husband?