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Childcare in Florence

Here's our round-up of babysitting and childcare services in the city.

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A new visa scheme for digital nomads looks set to make moving to Italy easier

A new visa scheme has been announced for digital nomads to make it easier for workers to live and work in Italy.

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The Secondment Visa: entry in Italy outside the quotas

Visa for managers or highly specialized personnel of foreign companies with headquarters or representative offices in Italy.

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An alternative solution to reside in Italy: the Elective Residence visa

Are you a non-working non-EU citizen with adequate financial resources? The Elective residence visa may allow you to reside in Italy without working, benefitting from interesting tax advantages.

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Where to worship in Florence

Florence is filled with churches and religious centres to embrace all faiths. Here’s a round-up of English-speaking services. Agape Protestant United Church. Services at 4pm every 2nd and 4th Sunday ...

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Expats, it’s time to sort out your finances

As an expat in Italy, there are many challenges to setting up your new life, whether it’s finally getting your permesso di soggiorno or finding a suitable home. Amongst these ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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How to enrol your kids in kindergarten in Florence

The second round of kindergarten enrollment in Comune di Firenze (City of Florence) schools will commence on May 3 and last until June 30. For parents who did not have ...

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Digital nomads in Italy: visas and tax incentives for remote workers

While the world of travel post-Covid 19 may look a bit different, most countries are beginning to reopen their borders. With the pandemic, the number of workers who do not ...

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Talk of the town: a new wave of podcasts

Engaging content within earshot we feel drawn to: the podcast climate in Florence has a renewed vibe.         “When you’re making a life for yourself in a ...

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Healthcare for UK Nationals living in Italy

Under the Withdrawal Agreement if you were living in Italy or moved here before January 1, 2021, your rights to access healthcare in Italy will stay the same, provided you ...

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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 ...

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Your questions answered: UK Nationals in Italy

The British Embassy in Rome answers some of the most frequently raised questions by UK nationals in Italy with the latest information on the Withdrawal Agreement and citizens’ rights.   ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Work from anywhere, work from Florence

After my seventh month of lockdown life, the routine of work from home, eat, sleep and repeat was beginning to pall and I found myself craving some fresh inspiration. London ...

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How to take a sabbatical in Florence

There’s never been a better time to plan a sabbatical in Florence and consider spending a life-enriching extended period of time in Italy.   Earlier in the year, more than ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Property management service in Florence

  For those of you who adore spending your evenings listening to the trials and tribulations at the annual condominium meeting or who thrive on finding the best deal amongst ...

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Discover Investor Visa for Italy

  Italy is one of the main economies and markets in the world, a country full of opportunities and with an increasingly developed attention towards foreign investors.   In recent ...

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The housing virus

I’m never quite sure which is more depressing: renting a place in Florence or looking for someone to rent one. The same problem afflicts both parties: too many people are ...

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