According to the Italian law, based on the Community provisions, EU non-resident travellers may be granted VAT refund for goods intended for personal or familiar use purchased in Italy.

This relief - not covering the services supplied, for example, by hotels, restaurants, taxis, agencies etc.) - is surely an advantage for the foreign travellers: in fact they can save from a minimum of 4% up to a maximum 20% of the selling price of the goods purchased.

However, the EU non-resident traveller can make use of this benefit provided that he meets all the requirements set forth by the Italian legislation.

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