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April 2014
Apr
01
2014
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Disciplinary dismissal: disproportionate penalties in...
With Ruling N. 6222 of 18 March 2014, the Court of Cassation ordered that the use, even daily, of a company’s email address for private purposes, as well as the installation on the computer of non-work-related programs, does not constitute a violation sufficient to autho...
Apr
03
2014
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Certificate issued by the Criminal Records Office for...
From 6 April, entities who intend to employ a person to carry out professional or voluntary activities that involve direct and regular contact with children must apply for the aforesaid certificate issued by the criminal records office in order to verify the absence of convict...
Apr
07
2014
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
The Italian Revenue Agency (Agenzia delle Entrate) ha...
Article 1, paragraph 611 letter a) of Law No. 147 of 27 December 2013 has been amended  the regulations of the so-called “Mediation Tax” (as per article 17b of Leg. Decree No. 546/1992), in the case where the taxpayer intends to initiate legal proceedings agai...
Apr
07
2014
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Are revisions to the social safety nets imminent?
The government has issued the guidelines for revising the provisions relating to social safety nets: 1. abolition of the causal for total or partial suspension of company activities; 2. simplification of administrative procedures for requesting and granting social safety n...
Apr
08
2014
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Inspections on CIGS (Redundancy Fund): instructions f...

The Ministry of Labour issued the operational guidelines regarding audits aimed at verifying the existence of the requirements for the approval and renewal of company reorganization and restructuring programs.

Apr
10
2014
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
2013/2014 Self-assessment – the Stability Law provi...
With determination of Presidential Decree No. 67 of 11 March 2014, INAIL has established a 14.17% reduction in the amount of premiums and contributions payable for insurance against accidents at work and occupational diseases, which is applicable to all types of premiums and c...
Apr
15
2014
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Durc Interno – from 15 May
In view of the difficulties in the start-up phase of the “DURC interno” management system, with message n. 4069 of 14 April 2014, INPS states that the first notice of the negative Durc interno will no longer be sent on 15 April 2014 but 15 May 2014 and will cover o...
Apr
18
2014
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INPS clarification on the Jobs Act
With message no. 4152 of 17 April 2014, INPS provided some clarification on the contribution provisions set forth in Law Decree No. 34/2014. An increase in contributions was imposed for employers engaging workers on a fixed-term basis, equivalent to 1.4% of the Unemployment B...
Apr
22
2014
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Tax cuts – approval of the Law Decree

The Council of Ministers has approved the Law Decree to revive the country’s economy.

The text of the approved measure has not yet been made public and therefore the final details of the measures adopted will only be known with the publication in the Official Gazette.

Apr
24
2014
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The so-called “D.L. Lavoro” was approved by the C...

Below are some of the major changes compared to the original version of the decree:

Fixed-term contract

- extensions: each contract may be extended a maximum of five times, regardless of the number of renewals;

Apr
28
2014
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Controls on the authenticity of project contracts and...

With its recent communication, the Ministry confirmed the guidelines that competent territorial inspection services must follow for determining the alleged irregularity in so-called “non-typical” employment relationships.

Apr
30
2014
PUBLISHED BY Arlati Ghislandi
Tax reduction on 2014 productivity bonuses
The so-called Productivity Decree (DPCM of 19 February 2014) was published in Official Gazette No. 98 of 29 April 2014. The decree fully implements the experimental measures for the increase in labour productivity in the current year, which was already provided for by the 2013...