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Factsheet for measure IT-2020-44/1340 – measures in Italy
|Country||Italy , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Open ended, started on 28 October 2020|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Supporting businesses to stay afloat
– Direct subsidies (full or partial)
|Author||Lisa Dorigatti (University of Milan) and Eurofound|
|Measure added||28 October 2020 (updated 05 November 2020)|
Among the measures introduced by Law Decree No. 137 of 28 October 2020 (the so called Decreto Ristori) to support those businesses that have to reduce or suspend their activities as part of the measures provided for by the Decree of the President of the Cabinet 24 October 2020 in the attempt to stem the second wave of COVID-19 infections, there is the cancellation of the second installment of the Single Municipal Tax (Imposta Municipale Unica, IMU) on buildings (art. 9).
Beneficiaries of the cancellation of the second installment of the Single Municipal Tax (IMU) due by 16 December 2020 are those businesses that have to reduce or suspend their activities as part of the measures provided for by the Decree of the President of the Cabinet 24 October 2020, provided that the relative owners are also managers of the activities exercised therein. In order to compensate municipalities for the loss of taxes, the Fund set up by Law Decree No. 34 of 19 May 2020 is increased by €96.4 million for the year 2020. The total amount of resources estimated for this measure is €121.3 million for the year 2020.
No information available.
|Does not apply to workers||
Sector specific set of companies
||Does not apply to citizens|
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
The social partners were not involved in the design and implementation of this measure.
No reactions were expressed by now.
|Economic area||Sector (NACE level 2)|
|I - Accommodation And Food Service Activities||I55 Accommodation|
|I56 Food and beverage service activities|
|R - Arts, Entertainment And Recreation||R90 Creative, arts and entertainment activities|
|R93 Sports activities and amusement and recreation activities|
This case is not occupation-specific.
Eurofound (2020), Cancellation of the second installment of the Single Municipal Tax (IMU), measure IT-2020-44/1340 (measures in Italy), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/IT-2020-44_1340.html
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