The 2016 Stability Programme reconfirms the 65% tax credit on projects designed to increase the energy efficiency of existing buildings and has been extended until December 31st, 2016.
Projects must concern actions aimed at increasing energy efficiency of existing buildings, those under construction cannot benefit from the tax credit.
The Ecobonus includes new actions and has been simplified in order to facilitate its implementation in apartment buildings, in particular:
- the new Ecobonus has been extended to expenditure related to purchasing, installing and using “multimedia devices designed for the remote control of heating, air conditioning and hot water systems”.
- for work in communal areas, the beneficiary can relinquish the Ecobonus to the company who carries out the work in return for a discount.
- public housing can now benefit from the 65% tax credit for expenses incurred during 2016 (January 1st – December 31st).
- Natural or legal persons;
- Public authorities;
- Property owners;
- Property owner’s relatives;
- Council housing.