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  • Pre-populated tax return 2022 season kicks off with 1.2 billion data already “uploaded” by the Revenue Agency

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    In 2021 4.2 million declarations transmitted independently
    Pre-filled individual fiscal forms will be available starting from 23 May, whilst from 31 May it will then be possible to send them back to the Revenue Agency, with or without changes. The news is that from this year it can also be sent by a family member or a trusted person.
    Citizens will be able to consult their tax return by entering the reserved area on the Agency website with Spid, electronic identity card or national service card. The 2022 fiscal season will close on September 30 for those who will submit the Mod. 730, which is a simplified income tax return, or on November 30 for those who will use the Redditi PF for instead. However, a new guide, online on the institutional website, and a video, published on the YouTube revenue channel, will illustrate the news and the steps to follow to help taxpayers to check and send their tax returns correctly and in time.

    The volume of pre-filled information hit a record high – This year the amount of data pre-entered by the Revenue Agency has increased and exceeds 1 billion and 200 million. Therefore, using third party information reports to assist taxpayers meet their return filing obligation proves decisive to facilitate and enhancing the tax compliance. Particularly, most of the data refers to healthcare costs which this year jumped from 718 million last season to over 1 billion (+ 40%).

    The growth trend of the do-it-yourself tax return continues - In the 7 years since the start of the pre-populated personal tax returns (2015-2021), the submissions of the 730 and Redditi PF forms made directly by taxpayers have grown to reach 4.2 million in 2021, with a growth of 200% compared to as of 2015 (1.4 million). At the same time, the percentage of 730 no touches, or Mod. 730 sent without changes neither integrations, is also constantly increasing, so that last year stood at 22.3% (it was 5.8% in 2015). If we then consider the number of pre-loaded information, we have gone from about 160 million data pre-entered in 2015 to 1.2 billion this year.

    Stefano Latini

    URL: https://www.fiscooggi.it/tax-pills/articolo/pre-populated-tax-return-2022-season-kicks-off-with-12-billion-data-already
  • Italy’s housing market grows + 34% in 2021 compared to 2020

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    The Italian residential market has registered almost 750.000 transactions in 2021, recording an increase in home sales of + 34% over the previous year. Among the large cities, the leading increases compared to 2020 can be observed in Genoa and Rome, respectively + 32.2% and + 31.4%. These are just some of the insights contained in the Residential real estate report made by the Real Estate Market Observatory of the Revenue Agency in collaboration with ABI, the Italian Banking Association. The report, published today, also contains an in-depth analysis of the index of Affordability, a measure that photographs the evolution over time of the possibility for families to purchase houses, and the various factors that influence it.

    The housing market in Italy – As already said, in 2021 the residential market registered 748.523 sale transactions. This number confirms the positive trend recorded starting from 2014 and interrupted only by negative data registered in 2020 (-7.7%), due to the onset of the pandemic emergency. Furthermore, the increase in buying and selling houses has been registered in every geographical area of the country, everywhere exceeding 30% compared to 2020 and 20% compared to 2019.

    The situation region by region and in the main cities - Lombardy is the region with the greater number of transactions recorded, over 159 thousand, but Molise is the region with the largest increase in the number of home sales, with a 42.3% growth, followed by Liguria (+ 38.1%) and Calabria (+ 37.9%). Among the big cities, Rome, Italy’s capital and largest city, shows a + 31.4% homes trades in 2021, but is Genoa on the top with a + 32.2% increased on 2020, followed by Florence, + 28.9%, and Turin, + 28.2%. Naples also did well.

    The Affordability Index – This index summarizes various factors, disposable income, house prices, trends and mortgage interest rates, that all together affect the average household's aptitude to buy a house at the average market price, by taking out a mortgage. The higher the value of the index, the easier it is to acquire a house from the family by taking out a mortgage. That said, during 2021, the affordability of families to buy a house by resorting to a mortgage has remained substantially stable.

    Stefano Latini

    URL: https://www.fiscooggi.it/tax-pills/articolo/italys-housing-market-grows-34-2021-compared-to-2020