Entries by Giandomenico De Tullio

International Succession

Foreign nationals with a second home in Italy are subject to international succession procedures International succession pertains to the estate of a person who dies in a country other than that of their nationality or residence. It is likewise applicable to someone who leaves movable or immovable assets in a country other than that of […]

Italian Estate Tax

Italian estate tax (imposta di successione) Although the government abolished Italian estate tax in 2001, it subsequently reintroduced it in 2006. Italian estate tax is therefore applicable to succession cases prior to October 25, 2001 and those from October 3, 2006 onwards. In order to comply with the fiscal rules of inheritance law, heirs need, […]

Your Overseas Home Events

Your Overseas Home. Regular events that help people buy and move overseas safely Your Overseas Home Property events help people buy and move abroad safely. Property Guides and The Overseas Guides Company (OGC) regularly run these free events around the UK. Kim Brown founded OGC. Kim’s parents had bought a home in Cyprus in 2004. […]

The New York Times. Reciprocal Legislation

The New York Times: Nationals from some countries face restrictions when buying property in Italy In a recent article about buying property in Italy, The New York Times interviewed De Tullio Law Firm about reciprocal legislation. “Because of reciprocal legislation, citizens of some countries face restrictions when buying real estate in Italy, but those from the United States, Canada, […]

Italian Inheritance Services

Your specialists for Italian inheritance services  For over 55 years, De Tullio Law Firm​ has been providing clients worldwide with clear-sighted Italian inheritance law services. Roman law Because Italian succession law is based on the principles of Roman Law, it provides some protection to close members of the family. This therefore partially limits the right of […]

Holding Accounts in Italy. Property Completion funds

Keep your property completion money safe On 29th August 2017, Italian legislation saw the introduction of holding accounts. The legislation governing payment for the purchase of Italian residential and commercial real estate is part of the Italian Law of Competition. The law aims to provide better protection to both property buyers and sellers. Holding accounts […]