Monday May 27, 2024

The Italian Partita IVA: What to know for being self-employed in Italy (Part 1)

Ready for another, more practical, episode of The Real Life in Italy? We’re talking about the Partita IVA, what it is, when you need it, and how it all works.

If you as a foreigner living in Italy, ever had hopes of opening a small business or going freelance in Italy, then you’ll need to get real familiar with this code. The Partita IVA is your tax code that lets you do business in Italy.

We’ll explore the different options of the partita IVA in Italy, what taxes in Italy look like with this code, and a few pros and cons.

Ultimately if you are an expat in Italy looking to open a Partita IVA, or understand it better, the best thing you can do it find a commercialista - an Italian accountant.

As promised in the episode, here’s a resource list for you.

If you are looking for an online Italian accounting service in English:

I’ll be back soon with a fellow freelancer in Italy to tell you more about what it’s like working and living in Italy as a freelancer. In the meantime, enjoy.

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