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Made an offer to buy an apartment, but the actual size is smaller than the one that was promised

Some time ago I decided to buy an apartment, so I started looking for one. I found one, sold through an agency, that I liked. The description on their website reported (and still reports even now as I'...
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What happens if I don't pay a ATAC bus fine from Rome?

I am a resident of Sweden and yesterday I bought a bus ticket to travel with the local bus here in Rome, long story short, although I had the ticket I did not know to validate it, meaning getting it ...
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Italy has the same cost of finance as the United States? [closed]

Conventionally, interest rates are thought to reflect market risk. Investors will buy riskier bonds only if the reward, the interest rate, is sufficiently high. The more risk, the higher the interest ...
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Correct SWIFT but wrong bank account number [duplicate]

My question is My bank fill the Swift information correctly but they fill the bank account number wrong, it was 1 digit less. The receiver didn’t get money yet. What will happen...?
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Being resident (and paying taxes) in Italy, can I absolutely freely choose any online trading platform?

I would like to begin trading online but, as a total beginner, I have the most stupid doubts. Given the huge amount of brokerage platforms accessible online, I don't know how to figure out how to ...
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Can an Italian taxpayer living in the UK receive a NINo and open an ISA?

I live, work, and pay my taxes in the UK. My wife is: an Italian citizen living in the UK working remotely for an Italian company, and paying her taxes in Italy. Can she request a NINO and open an ...
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Cash back card in italy [closed]

As part of new job I am paying big money upfront (hotels and such) and get repaid in payslip (usual month is about 3.5keuros). I am using company card amex card. Is there any good cashback credit ...
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VAT on purchasing home abroad (Italy)

I am a US permanent resident considering buying a property in Italy. This will entail a 10% VAT on the home value. Can I declare this as a tax credit or as a tax deduction for my US taxes? (Please ...
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Is it possible to start building a credit score in the US from abroad?

I am an Italian citizen looking to move to the United States at some point next year; my fiancée submitted a petition for a K-1 Visa and we're waiting for it to be processed. I have done a little ...
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US green card holder and resident, what to consider when buying real estate in Italy?

I am a green card holder, with Italian citizenship, looking to buy property in Italy, while still maintaining primary residence in the US. What should I look out for when making this purchase? In ...
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Receiving a gift from a foreign national as a U.S. citizen in Italy [duplicate]

I'm a U.S. citizen who might receive a gift from a foreign (Dutch) national. As I understand from this link, under U.S. tax law such gifts are not subject to income tax, although one does have to file ...
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How to avoid double taxation of self-employment income for a U.S. citizen living in Italy?

I'm a self-employed U.S. citizen living in Italy. According to http://www.expattaxprofessionals.com/wp-content/uploads/pdf/Tax-Handbook-Understanding-the-US-Tax-Basics.pdf, the rules for paying self-...
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What are the tax rates for an Ireland-based ltd for invoices to company in foreign countries

I'm currently working as an IT consultant in Italy (self-employed) but I'm thinking of moving to Ireland next year and open a ltd company there. I was trying to understand the tax rates and as per my ...
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Credit report in Italy

I am Italian, looking to move back to Italy. I'd like to know if Italy has some sort of credit-score or credit history and this is actually checked on mortgage application? Is credit score report ...
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Limits and taxation of receiving gift money, in India, from a friend in Italy?

I live in India and have a friend of mine who lives in Italy. He wants to send me money, as a gift. I'll probably be using that money to invest in stock market. What I don't know is that how much ...
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Are Italian bank bonds as good a deal for retail investors as it seems?

The Monte Paschi announced bailout claims that retail investors will be protected from losses imposed by the bailin by compensating them for up to €100k (the financial services compensation scheme ...
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Buy car vs lease vs long term rent for 10 years period

After reading a few questions about renting vs buying an house and seeing how many people strongly support renting, I'm wondering if the same applies to renting vs buying a car. Suppose: I don't ...
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Does a 2EUR monthly fee make credit cards useless?

Italy (where I live) has introduced a tax on credit cards --- you pay 2 EUR (about 2.25 USD) in each month in which you spend more than 77 EUR with it (about 88 USD). This applies to each credit card ...
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First job: Renting vs get my parents to buy me a house

Finished my studies and got my first job starting in Nov. I'll have to move to a city far from where I currently live. I'll get paid around 17.5K/yr (1.4k/month net after taxes) and have to find a ...
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Being a consultant in the USA

I'm an Italian consultant in the IT field, and I'd like to know what are the differences between being a consultant or an employee in the USA in respect to the same differences in Italy. I've already ...
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Dividend yield for multiple years?

I am looking for an indicator of percentage of dividend stocks about last 5 (?) years. It is easy to find info about dividend of last year (Dividend_yield but I cannot find an indicator for multiple ...
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Italian mother-in-law died but also had UK Bank account - bank wants UK Probate to move money

My mother-in-law was Italian citizen and lived in Italy (with Italian husband), she died last week. The problem is she also had a UK bank account (which was opened years ago and registered to our UK ...
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Registering as sole trader in UK although most of my work is conducted abroad/online

I would like some advice. I am a British national (not resident at present). I offer a range of language related services (translation, interpreting services, teaching, travel agent for language ...
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Paying cash into a EUR account in Italy (or another EU state)

I am in Turin, Italy and I have some cash (EUR) that I would like to pay into my EUR account in a non-Italian bank (Polish in this case). The bank takes SEPA transfers. What is the cheapest and/or ...
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Are there special tax implications when paying for services in the next year? In another country

So I'm planning a destination wedding over a year in advanced. We've begun putting deposits down on things happening next year. I know I still have to pay VAT in the other country (Its ridiculous). ...
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Taxes on offshore funds held in UK investment account

I am an italian citizen but UK resident and have an investment account with Fidelity in UK. I would like to invest in the Fidelity Euro Cash fund to gain exposure to EUR without adding other risks (e....
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Is there any reason to prefer Visa or Mastercard?

My Italian bank, Fineco, offers me Visa or MasterCard credit cards at (apparently) the exact same conditions. IIRC when I first requested it a few years ago, it was just a checkbox in the contract ...
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Tax documents in Italy

One of my cousins had a major injury on the road in Italy - January 2013. Previous to that he has decided to move there, and had all the required documents, residency, health insurance, IDK. For now ...
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Enquire about a missing bank account which was opened by my deceased uncle in or around 1978 in Italy?

I am trying to enquire about a missing bank account which was opened by deceased uncle in Italy, Milan in 1978 and I am aware he opened a bank account in that city around this time. He made my family ...