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  • Online new cadastral statistics 2018. The Revenue Agency takes a picture of Italian real estate assets


    The number of properties in the Italian cadastral registry continues to grow without pause. In 2018, the housing units registered in the cadastral archives of the Revenue Agency raised to 75.5 million, of which 65 million registered in the “ordinary” and “special” categories, with an assigned cadastral income of 37.4 billion euros. The majority, over 60 million units, is owned by individuals, for an whole cadastral value of 22.8 billion euros, 61% of the total. This is the overall picture of the Italian real estate assets that emerges from the new Cadastral Statistics, the annual publication edited by the Agency's Real Estate Market Observatory, in collaboration with the Cadastral, Cartographic and Real Estate Advertising Department Services.
    The Italian real estate stock - Essentially, in 2018 the Italian real estate stock increased by 0.6%, with about 400,000 more residential properties than in 2017. The holders, to a large extent, are individuals for about 88% of the total assets. Compared to the previous year, the properties registered in group F (units not eligible to produce income) grew by 1.8%, while special-purpose buildings (group D) raised by 1,2% and those belonging to the “particular destination” category of group E by 0,8%. Also up to 1% the real estate units for collective use (group B), followed by those registered as shops (C/1) and appurtenances (C/2, C/6 and C/7) of the Group C whose number increased by + 0.8% while and homes by + 0.3%. On the contrary, the number of offices decreased (-0.3%).
    The size of the houses - The average Italian home surveyed in the national land register has 5.5 rooms, while it is slightly smaller when it is not owned by persons. Regarding the square meters, the average area of ​​the houses surveyed in the archives, calculated as the ratio between the total land area and the number of units, was confirmed to be approximately 117 sq. In detail, it is less than 100 sq. for housing registered in the popular, rural and ultra-popular category and for homes and lodgings typical of the places (A/4, A/5, A/6 and A/11) while goes well beyond 200 sq. for the residence units in the categories such as home mansions, villas, castles and prestigious buildings (A/1, A/8 and A/9).
    How housing changes - The housing units surveyed as residences or apartments are over 35 million, about 92 thousand more than in 2017 (+ 0.3%). In particular, compared to the previous year, the number of cottages grew by + 1%, while homes and housing typical of local places raised by + 0.5%, a little less than homes classified as civil and economic which respectively increased by + 0.7% and + 0.4%. On the other hand, the house mansions decrease by 1.8%, the popular houses by 0.5%, as well as the villas 0.5%, the castles and the prestigious buildings (-0.2%) and , with rates above 2%, ultra-popular and rural-type homes (-2.6% and -3.2% respectively).
    Rises the overall cadastral income - For 2018 the data confirm the growth trend, already recorded in 2017, of the total cadastral income, indeed + 0.5% compared to the + 0.4% recorded the year before. In particular, the increase affects all groups of housing units except for the office category (A/10), which in contrast with the overall trend fell by 0.4%.

    Stefano Latini

  • New record for Italy’s pre-compiled 2019 tax returns 3,3 million taxpayers have opted for the pre-populated “do it yourself” modality

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    Data released recently by the Revenue Agency, in advance respect to the expiring date, showed a vigorous trend in the rise appeal of the pre-filled tax returns even for the 2019. In brief, the picture from the Agency's figures displays yet another boom, well beyond the overall figure of the previous year. In detailed, 3,3 million personal revenue declarations have been already transmitted autonomously by citizens, overcoming the 2,9 million sent the past year. As a matter of fact, year after year more and more taxpayers choose to manage the annual appointment with the tax declaration by themselves, also thanks to the increasing number of deductible expenses accurately reported in the pre-filled models set by the Revenue Agency.

    A sea of pre-reported fiscal data – Particularly, about 1 billion data have been pre-loaded by the Agency this year, thanks to information already available to it, sent either by external bodies or by employers through unique certifications. At the same time, thanks to new applications, users were able to do any changes to the data contained in section “E” trough an intuitive and transparent guided procedure.

    The new pre-filled record in details - Particularly, according to data recorded by Sogei, the Agency’s technology partner, by July 23, approximately 3,1 million of pre-compiled 730 form and around 250 thousand PF Income models have been transmitted directly through the web application by individual taxpayers. However, while for the presentation of the pre-compiled 730 form directly through the web application the last useful day was July 23, for the pre-populated Incomes model there will be time until November 30, 2019.

    On the rise the pre-populated tax returns accepted with no adjustment - The number of 730 declarations accepted without change have been 609.360 with an increase of 15% compared to last year when they stood at 529.023. Approximately 1 billion in total, the data collected by the Revenue Agency to develop ever more increasingly complete and correct declarations in 2019. These information relate to health costs, expenses for house restructuring, interest paid on mortgages, social security contributions, university costs and insurance premiums and, this year, also the tax benefits such as the bonus for expenses on common condominium parts and on premiums for insurance against disasters.

    Zero tax checks for the 730 forms accepted autonomously and without change – It’s important to remember that taxpayers who accepts and sends the pre-compiled 730 forms without changes or with adjustments that do not affect the determination of income or tax, will not be formally audited on the documents relating to the expenses itemized in the tax returns. The benefits on the fiscal assessment side must be added to those associated with the use of the 730 form, which allow taxpayers to get quick fiscal refunds within paychecks or monthly pension allowances.

    The Revenue Agency’s “Fully Immersion” Assistance - Citizens who have not yet try their own pre-populated tax return and those who have not yet pressed "send" because of some doubt, they can all take advantage of the assistance channels of the Agency. Particularly, it is active from Monday to Friday, from 9.30 am to 1.30 pm, the social information desk through the Facebook Messenger channel, which provides support for application usage and responses to general issues. In addition, a dedicated website, accessible through, will be open to citizens in search of specific answers to their doubts and questions. On this internet-fiscal space, taxpayers will have the chance to find and select a long list of answers to frequently asked questions. Finally, are always available the following numbers, 848.800.444 from fixed network, 06 966.689.07 from mobile and +39 06 966.689.33 for those calling from abroad. All these numbers operate from Monday to Friday, from 9am to 5pm and Saturdays from 9am to 13pm.