Month: December 2020

AVERAGE SALARY IN ITALY: GENDER, REGION AND CITIES’ DIFFERENCES

Find out what is the average salary in Italy and the most important factors to get paid more ​Everyone knows the saying “money cannot buy happiness,” but it is an important means to achieving a higher standard of living and well-being in the world we live in. Salaries in Italy are not among the highest in Europe (Switzerland being over €6,000; …

AVERAGE SALARY IN ITALY: GENDER, REGION AND CITIES’ DIFFERENCES Read More »

Woman wrapping up boxes | Get paid to move to Italy

GET PAID TO MOVE TO ITALY: IS IT POSSIBLE?

Get paid to move to Italy in this 4 places’ list ​In 2017 the town of Candela in the Puglia region of Southern Italy began offering up to €2,000 to entice people into moving to the village of less than 2,000 inhabitants. Several other Italian towns have since followed suit albeit for a limited time only. Those looking to move …

GET PAID TO MOVE TO ITALY: IS IT POSSIBLE? Read More »

WHAT IS THE CEDOLARE SECCA REGARDING AIRBNB?

Cedolare Secca, Airbnb and Short Term Rental taxation in Italy ​2017 brought with it a new set of rules regarding short-term rentals (affitti brevi). These concern those who obtain income from apartment rentals and/or holiday homes as well as through intermediaries such as Airbnb and other similar online platforms (piattaforma online), all of which manage reservations and …

WHAT IS THE CEDOLARE SECCA REGARDING AIRBNB? Read More »

BUSINESS LAWS IN ITALY: A STARTING GUIDE FOR 2020

Business Laws in Italy: what are the most important ones? What leads someone to open a business in Italy? The simple answer is that Italy is conducive to business. It’s the third largest economy in the EU and eighth in the world. Italy is very open to foreign investment—with no residency requirement—and offers incentives to new companies looking …

BUSINESS LAWS IN ITALY: A STARTING GUIDE FOR 2020 Read More »

A GUIDE TO ITALIAN BANK ACCOUNTS FOR FOREIGNERS

Italian Bank Accounts for Foreigners: best tips and recommendations ​If you’re opening a bank account in Italy there are three paths. You can open a traditional account at any number of small regional banks, you can open an account with the Italian Post Office, or you can choose from a number of online banks such as N26 which are becoming more popular. The choice will …

A GUIDE TO ITALIAN BANK ACCOUNTS FOR FOREIGNERS Read More »

OPPORTUNITIES FOR AMERICAN INVESTORS IN ITALY

Are there opportunities for American investors in Italy? Italy’s top three sectors for investment are real estate, tourism, and food which many other articles cover, but we’ll look at some of the other attractive markets that encourage foreign investors. There are plenty of  investment opportunities for those able to take advantage of them. Whether you’re looking at starting a business, buying Italian companies or …

OPPORTUNITIES FOR AMERICAN INVESTORS IN ITALY Read More »

RENTAL CONTRACTS IN ITALY: TYPES AND OPTIONS

The most common rental contracts in Italy Italy’s laws strongly favor the renter (see L.n.392/1978 called the ‘Fair Rent’ Act, L.n.431/1998, and even the Constitution, all of which are available in English). Landlords cannot arbitrarily evict tenants without paying serious compensation, even in the case of non-payment by the tenant. The eviction process can sometimes be very long given …

RENTAL CONTRACTS IN ITALY: TYPES AND OPTIONS Read More »

Scroll to Top