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Confirmation of permanent residence for British citizens

Posted by on Jun 21, 2024 in IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY LAW UPDATE, LEGAL UPDATES

The Ministero dell’Interno has issued guidance to the Comune in relation to British citizens, resident in Italy since before 31.12.2020, the end of the Brexit transition period. This Circolare confirms that British citizens are still entitled to obtain a certificate of permanent residence from the Anagrafe  (“attestazione di soggiorno...

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REDUCTION OF IMU FOR UNOCCUPIED PROPERTY

Posted by on Jun 7, 2024 in LEGAL UPDATES

IMU tax payable on Italian property can be reduced by 50% where the property is unoccupied having been declared “inagibile” or “inabitabile”. The reduction is applicable only for those months in a given year when those condtions applied. However an owner who wishes to pay the reduced tax must first have ensured that the conditions...

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New rules for declaring short-term rentals

Posted by on May 5, 2024 in LEGAL UPDATES

All property owners who rent out their Italian property for stays of up to 30 days (even if only once a year) will need to be registered by 1st September 2024 on a centralised national database, which will include all other tourist structures like hotels and agriturismi. In order to register the property owner will need to apply from the portal of the...

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Recognition of a Lasting Power of Attorney in Italy

Posted by on Mar 30, 2024 in LEGAL UPDATES

In case of advanced age and the onset of dementia, the loss of mental capacity of a family member can  present legal obstacles when relatives need to access their savings or sell their property to fund their future care. In the UK a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a useful tool which can be signed and registered with the Office of the Public Guardian in...

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Votes for life in 2024

Posted by on Jan 29, 2024 in LEGAL UPDATES

Oliver & Partners were proud to have supported Harry Shindler in his campaign to restore voting rights to the estimated 3.5 million British citizens living abroad.  From 16th January 2024, when the Elections Act 2022 came into force, British citizens living outside the UK for any length of time may now register to vote in UK elections, if they meet one...

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