From the petrol bonus to the 5% VAT on gas, the draft energy bill

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By John

From the petrol bonus which will be uploaded to the “Dedicated to you” social card at5% VAT on gaspassing through an allocation of 55 million euros to promptly pay school substitutes: these are the measures envisaged in the draft of 12 articles of the law decree on energy, interventions to support purchasing power and to protect savings as well as the extension of regulatory deadlines and tax payments, which should reach the Council of Ministers on Monday.

Fuels, therefore, enter the basket of goods that can be purchased with the “Dedicated to you” social card, intended for families with ISEE up to 15 thousand euros: this is the form of the petrol bonus foreseen in the draft of the energy decree expected in the Council of Ministers on Monday, which increases the budget for the card from 500 to 600 million euros for 2023 to «support the purchasing power of less well-off families, also following the increase in the cost of fuel».

An estimated 1.3 million beneficiary households. Within 30 days a decree from the Minister of Business and Made in Italy, in concert with the Minister of Economy and Finance and the Minister of Agriculture, Food Sovereignty and Forestry, will establish «the amount of the additional benefit for single family unit” and “the methods and conditions of accreditation of companies authorized to sell fuel that adhere to plans to contain the costs of the pump price”.

Help for under 36s for their first home until December

Three-month extension, until the end of 2023, for incentives on the purchase of a first home by those under 36: this is provided for in the draft law decree on energy, interventions to support purchasing power and to protect savings as well as extension of regulatory deadlines and tax payments, which should reach the Council of Ministers on Monday.