Author: MGI Vannucci & Associati

Our professional firm supports foreigners who plan on living or doing business in Italy, offering assistance and advice on tax, corporate, administrative, accounting, contractual, and financial matters. Our strengths are a solid knowledge of the Italian system and our strategically located headquarters, in Florence and Lucca. We are affiliated with CPAAI MGI Worldwide, a Top 20 International accounting network with almost 10.000 professionals in almost 100 countries around the world.
December 23, 2021

10 questions a foreign investor should ask himself before buying a farm or a property complex in Italy

If you are planning to spend your time “under the Italian sun,” by purchasing an agricultural property, and you want to maximize its architectural, historical, agricultural, and recreational value, below you can find an in-depth review on:   ‣ The most convenient form of company to set up ‣ Tax advantages at the time of […]
May 26, 2021

How to live and work in Italy as a foreign business owner with the Italia Startup Visa

The Italia Startup Visa is an Italian government tool designed to attract innovative business owners and highly qualified workers to our country.   It introduces a bilingual, digital, centralized and accelerated procedure to facilitate granting of entrance visas for talented business owners who want to base their innovative business in Italy. Read how:     […]
April 8, 2021

Why should you create an innovative start-up in Tuscany?

Innovative start-ups are appearing throughout Tuscany. The Tuscan Region is strengthening innovation within the Tuscan entrepreneurial network by supporting the creation of new innovative enterprises, with particular attention to young people and non-Italians. For this reason, the Region intends to help in the start-up phases and promote access to new technological developments, encouraging knowledge transfer […]
February 22, 2021

How to use Work for Equity for innovative startups and SMEs

From a study carried out by the Ministry of Economic Development in Italy – at the end of 2020 regarding the preceding year – the number of Innovative Start Ups grew by about 10.4%, exceeding the quota of 12,000 units, and Innovative SMEs increased by 567 units, thereby showing the capacity for resilience and adaptation […]
January 22, 2021

Fiscal benefits in Italy for foreign investors and workers

The Italian government is encouraging foreigners to move to Italy through several legislative measures. Since 2015, different governments and different majorities have passed several laws in order to grant fiscal and administrative benefits for foreign investors and workers, who want to live, work, and do business in Italy.   In this article we will explain […]
January 5, 2021

Opening a new business in Italy

  Do you have a foreign company and want to open a new business in Italy?   A foreign company that wants to open a new business in Italy may choose between a subsidiary and a branch. These two options have pros and cons, but what is the difference?   • A subsidiary is an […]
November 10, 2020

Superbonus 110%: also for non-Italian citizens

One of the innovative acts (DL n.34 of 19/05/2020), approved by the Italian Parliament in 2020, is the “Superbonus 110%”. It is a 110% tax credit of the expenditure made in order to improve a home’s energy efficiency and lower its seismic risk. What are the main requirements? Most importantly, the expenses have been incurred […]
October 5, 2020

A guide for non-EU citizens who enter Italy

What types of visas and permits do you need?   To enter Italy a non-EU citizen needs a passport and an entry visa, which must be requested from the Consulate General of Italy in the country of residence (for tourism, for work, for study, etc.).     Entry into Italy is allowed with:   Visas […]

Buy a house for 1 euro while saving on taxes

In 2008 the town of Salemi reached international headlines due to an interesting real estate program: houses on sale for 1 euro. Many foreigners who had always dreamed about being immersed in one of Italy’s mesmerizing towns and surrounded by its art and history, filed thousands of requests from all over the world. Nowadays, more […]
September 1, 2020

Why use a S.A.P.A. to invest safely in Italy

  Safe investments in Italy are possible with the right tools   In the World Bank’s “doing business 2020” ranking, Italy is positioned in the 58th place before Kosovo and after Chile. The main causes that discourage investments in Italy are: the lack of political stability, the tax burden, civil justice and the heavy regulatory […]