I am a UK national living in Italy about 180 days a year, paying tax in the normal way on my income in the UK. I have obtained an Italian identity card and am registered as resident in Italy, but have no local income. I have never paid any tax in Italy or made any declaration of income. Should I? I am not trying to avoid paying tax in either country!
System of Law: EU
Hi, as long as you do not have incomes you do have anything to declare. Do not worry because as long as you pay in UK and you do not get incomes in Italy you do not have to pay. But If you now do not pay in UK you have to declare in Italy.
You always have to pay taxes, in UK or in Italy, if you say in UK you are living in Italy, you could ask to stop pay in UK and start paying in Italy
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You got the italian tax law for residents here
Well I am paying plenty of tax in the UK.... but I could choose to stop the official residence in Italy, I only did it to get an Italian Codice Fiscale - which comes automatically - you need the CF to buy things like a car, or TV or even a internet wifi sim card - even if you can use a UK passport in theory, in practise it is much more difficult.However my wife is Italian, she is also resident in the same Comune as me. She is paying tax in the UK as well (or actually she is not but would if her income rose to the minimum). She gets an Italian state pension, and they (the pension people) automatically do a tax declaration for her. The assumption is that is that is her only income. Even if both her UK pension and Italian pension are added together they do not seem to reach the minimum for taxation in either country, but we do not declare the UK money in Italy, although we do declare the Italian pension in the UK. Again she probably spent less time in Italy than in the UK (about 160-180 days in Italy and the same in the UK and the balance elsewhere in Europe). Is she breaking any laws.....?
You have to pay taxes there where you spent more than 160 days in a year, so If you want to stop declaring in UK do not declere in UK and declare in Italy and deduce in Italy the taxes paid in UK
Thats the legal way to procedure
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