• Consulate

    Consulate

    Patronato INAS does not handle Consular business, nor are they competent in these matters. However it offers an information service and assistance for applications to be lodged with the Consular offices, such as, Italian tax file numbers, AIRE variations and booking appointments.

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  • Double Taxation

    Double Taxation

    Australia has a taxation treaty with Italy to prevent double taxation by enforcing their respective taxation laws. As part of the agreements, an Italian resident in Australia, who receives income from Italy can request the Italian taxation authorities to reduce their witholding tax or to exempt them from paying tax. They can do this by lodging a tax relief form or a certificate of residency. INAS patronato assists the pensioner to check if their Italian pension is exempt tax or assists them to require a certificate of residency in order to apply for exemption.

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  • Pensions

    Pensions

    Italy has signed a bilateral convention of social security with Australia which came into effect on 23 April 1986.

    • This agreement is applied to all workers, irrespective of their citizenship, as well as that of dependent family members and survivors, who can show evidence of periods of contributions in Italy and periods of residence in Australia.

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  • RED/EST

    RED/EST

    By law INPS is responsabile to verify the annual income of pensioners which could influence the entitlement or the rate of pension, including income earned overseas, heace the obligation of lodging the RED/EST statement.

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  • Proof of Life

    Proof of Life

    The 2018 Proof of Life campaign will start on the 19th March 2017 and it will end on 3rd July  2018. CITI will send Proof of Life forms to pensioners' domicile. Please note that some pensioners have been excluded by INPS from the 2018 campaign.

    We encourage you to contact your local Patronato in order to have your completed Proof of Life form submitted electronically

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Pensions

Italy has signed a bilateral convention of social security with Australia which came into effect on 23 April 1986.

This agreement is applied to all workers, irrespective of their citizenship, as well as that of dependent family members and survivors, who can show evidence of periods of contributions in Italy and periods of residence in Australia.

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Double Taxation

Australia has a tax treaty with Italy to prevent double taxation. As part of the agreement, an Italian resident in Australia who receives income from Italy, can request the Italian taxation authorities to reduce their tax deduction or to exempt them completely from paying tax. They can do this by lodging a tax relief form or a certificate of residence to INPS (form called EP-I/1). With patronato INAS who can assist the pensioner to check that their Italian pension is tax exempt or assist them to obtain a certificate of residence in order to apply for the the exemption.

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Proof of Life 2018

The 2018 Proof of Life campaign will commence on the 19th March 2018 and will end on the 3rd July 2018. CitiBank will then send Proof of Life forms to pensioners domicile. Please note that some pensioners have been excluded by INPS from the 2018 campaign.

We encourage you to contact your local Patronato in order to have your completed Proof of Life form submitted electronically

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RED/EST

By law INPS is responsible to verify the annual income of pensioners which could influence the entitlement or the rate of pension, including income earned overseas, hence the obligation of lodging the RED/EST statement.

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