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EU Directive 2022/542/EU: Reforming Italian VAT Rates by August 31, 2024

  • EU Directive 2022/542/EU aims to reform VAT rates criteria across member states
  • Directive must be transposed into national legislation by August 31, 2024
  • Italian VAT system will undergo significant changes
  • Implementation process initiated through European Delegation Law 2022-2023
  • Legislative decree to transpose directive into national law must be adopted by Italian government by August 31, 2024
  • Reform marks beginning of legislative journey towards substantial VAT rate structure changes
  • Details of new VAT rate structure to be outlined in forthcoming legislative decree


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