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Bonus-Malus

Last updated: 13 November 2020

Under a new amendment to the 2019 budget, anyone purchasing a new car in Italy between 2019 and 2021 can benefit from incentives of up to €6,000 if they choose a model that emits 90 grams of carbon dioxide or less per kilometre.

 

Meanwhile drivers who purchase more polluting cars, defined as those that produce 160 grams of CO2 per kilometre or more, will face a new so-called "eco-tax" starting at €1100 and rising to €2500 for the worst offenders.

 

                --------------------------------------------------------------------------

                |   CO2 g/km   | Tax (euro)                             |

                +------------------------+--------------------------------------------+

                |161-175            |1.100                                     |

                +------------------------+--------------------------------------------+

                |176-200            |1.600                                     |

                +------------------------+--------------------------------------------+

                |201-250            |2.000                                     |

                +------------------------+--------------------------------------------+

                |Above 250       |2.500                                    |

                +------------------------+--------------------------------------------+

 

Update June 2020: in the context of the Covid19 recovery plan, an amendment is under discussion in Parliament to suspend the "eco-tax" (malus) for polluting vehicles for the remainder of year 2020.

 

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