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Factsheet for measure IT-2021-22/1986 – measures in Italy
|Country||Italy , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Temporary, 25 May 2021 – 31 December 2021|
|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 July 2021 (updated 30 July 2021)|
The Law Decree no. 73 (article no. 6), issued on 25 May 2021, introduced a national fund with an endowment of €600 million for the year 2021, aimed at granting a waste tax break to the enterprises whose economic activity was halted or reduced due to the prolonged closures imposed by the Government as a measure to contain the spread of the COVID-19 infections.
The Law Decree no. 73 (article no. 6), issued on 25 May 2021, introduced a national fund with an endowment of €600 million for the year 2021, aimed at granting a waste tax break to the enterprises whose activity has undergone a slowdown or a decline during the pandemic emergency. The waste tax is collected by the municipalities for the services of urban waste collection, transport and disposal or recovery. Through this national fund transferred to the local governments, the municipalities are allowed to guarantee a tax break to the enterprises operating in their territory of administrative competence.
The division of the fund among the interested municipalities is provided by a decree of the Minister of the Interior in agreement with the Minister of Economy and Finance, after having set an agreement in the State-Cities Conference and the local authorities.
The municipalities, in charge of collecting the requests of tax break submitted by the enterprises, may determine, in compliance with the criteria of procedural simplification by means of telematic tools, their own method and procedure for the submission of the demands by the beneficiary economic activities.
Data are not available yet.
|Does not apply to workers||Applies to all businesses||Does not apply to citizens|
Company / Companies
Local / regional government
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement as case not in social partner domain|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
Social partners have not been involved in any phase of designing, implementing and monitoring of the measure.
Social partners have not been involved in any phase of designing, implementing and monitoring of the measure. They are, nevertheless, expected to be fully supportive.
Eurofound (2021), Waste tax break for enterprises, measure IT-2021-22/1986 (measures in Italy), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/IT-2021-22_1986.html
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