11.012011

INPS: the new debit notice does not void the amicable notice

in INPS

By issuing its Memo No. 168/2010, INPS has specified that the new mechanism for collecting on its receivables – set forth by article 30 of Decree Law No. 78/2010 and in force since 1 January 2011 – does not eliminate the amicable notice which continues to be used by the Institute to request payment of…

29.122010

INPS: summary memo on the rules for year-end checks

in INPS

By issuing Memo No. 162/2010, INPS has provided instructions for employers to use in making the reports for December 2010 or January and February 2011. By issuing Memo No. 162/2010, INPS has provided instructions for employers to use in making the reports for December 2010 or January and February 2011. One of the most important…

29.122010

INPS: bonus on defined-term contracts for hiring employees on availability lists

in INPS

In its Notice No. 32661/2010, INPS has announced that hiring workers included on availability lists for defined-term contracts, including for contracts of longer than one year, for one of the reasons set forth under article 1 of Legislative Decree No. 368/2001 gives the employer the right to use the special terms for contributions described in…

17.112010

INPS: the country of last employment pays the indemnity

in INPS

INPS, with its message no. 28706/2010, has clarified that, following the enactment of the new Regulation 883/04/EC the country of last employment continues to pay unemployment benefits to a worker who moves to another Member State in search of a job. INPS, with its message no. 28706/2010, has clarified that, following the enactment of the…

17.112010

INPS: uniting contributions only by payment

in INPS

INPS, with its circular letter no. 142 of 5 November 2010, provided new instructions for obtaining unification of contributions explaining, in particular, that as of 1 July 2010 this operation is no longer free. INPS, with its circular letter no. 142 of 5 November 2010, provided new instructions for obtaining unification of contributions explaining, in…

29.102010

INPS (Italian Institute of Social Security): EU forms for the unemployed

in INPS

As an annex to its circular letter no. 132/2010 INPS published the EU forms U1 and U2 (competence of INPS) as well as form U3 (competence of the Centro per l’Impiego – Italian Employment Office) for unemployment benefits. As an annex to its circular letter no. 132/2010 INPS published the EU forms U1 and U2…

14.102010

INPS: exemption of contributions for stock option plans

in INPS

INPS, with its message no. 25602/10, clarified that the exemption from contributions applicable to stock option plans also regards those which entail assignment of “limited” shares or rights to future assignment of shares. INPS, with its message no. 25602/10, clarified that the exemption from contributions applicable to stock option plans also regards those which entail…