Capital Gains Taxes On Real Estate In Italy


“Kathleen, I purchased a retirement home in Tuscany nearly 30 years ago, and living here I experience a similar experience in rural Italy to your own in rural France. Although we have lived in both countries, we prefer Italy for many reasons.

“I have looked at the Italian page on your website, and you mention there a figure for capital gains. I presume this relates to investments such as stocks and shares. If your readers are anticipating purchasing property in Italy it might be worthwhile pointing out that there is no capital gains on a property if it is owned for over five years.”

–Philip H., Italy

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