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Retiring to Sicily

Why You Should Consider Sicily Sicily is an excellent choice for a retirement location if we compare it to mainland Italy. It is a place that is both European, and not. Sicily’s cultural history is rich and the island often changed hands and was influenced by the ancient Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Normans, Spanish and French—all …

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Retiring to Puglia

Why You Should Consider Puglia Puglia is Italy’s stiletto heel. It’s not far from Albania or from Greece’s formerly-British island colony of Corfù where many residents speak both English and Greek in addition to some Italian. This proximity creates an interesting blend of foods and cultures, though the two could easily be combined. Because Puglia …

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Living (and Paying Taxes) in Italy with a Green Card

Expats in Italy If you have gone through the long process of obtaining the Italian permesso di soggiorno—also known as the residence permit or green card, then your next step (if you plan on working) is figuring out how to properly pay taxes in Italy. Permanent residents and US citizens who earn over the standard …

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How to Open SPID

What Is an SPID? The Public Digital Identity System (SPID) is a digital identity made up of a pair of encrypted personal credentials (username and password) that should never be shared with anyone. It was designed to increase transparency on how data is managed and provide an efficient service regarding transferring important information. Personal data …

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Capital Gains Tax in Italy

In this article we will cover what a capital gain is, what counts as one, what the tax exemptions are and how capital gains apply to Italian residents as well as how they apply to non-residents. What a Capital Gain Is In the Italian tax system there are six categories of income: employment income, business …

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