There are almost 4 million demands for Municipal Tax on Real Estate (“IMI”) being issued this year. Nearly one million property rates fall below €100. This annual tax is levied based on the rateable value of real estate. In the case of urban property, the rate is set by local authorities in a range between 0,3% to 0,45%. It is also up to the municipalities whether or not to grant a tax discount to families with dependents: €20 when there is one dependent, €40 when there are two and €70 when there are three or more dependents.
The Council of Ministers approved “Automatic IRS” for households with dependents, thus extending the measure to three million households next year. In 2017, “Automatic IRS filing” covered taxpayers with no dependents, having salaries or pensions. In 2018, “Automatic IRS filing” will include families with dependents, as well as taxpayers who receive tax credits related to donations.