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Italy Publishes Guidance on Real Estate Tax Declaration and Payment Requirements Considering COVID-19 Relief Measures — Orbitax Tax News & Alerts

The Finance Department of Italy's Ministry of Economy and Finance has published guidance (FAQ) regarding declaration and payment requirements for the local (municipal) real estate tax (IMU) considering the relief measures introduced in response to COVID-19. One of the key questions addressed is whether taxpayers that were exempted from IMU in 2020 are required to submit a declaration in 2021 for 2020. In response, it is provided that the IMU declaration for 2020 must still be submitted, with exempted taxpayers required to indicate their exemption in the declaration. The deadline for the declaration is 30 June 2021.