The 2021 Appliance Bonus explained in three points

The 2021 Budget Law approved on 30 December 2020 confirmed the Home Appliances Bonus throughout the 2021 in case of house renovation started after January 1, 2020. You can take advantage of a 50% personal income tax deduction in ten annual installments of the same amount for the purchase of large household appliances of class not lower than A + (A for ovens) for a maximum total expenditure of 16,000 euros, VAT, transport and assembly included.

But beware: this roof also includes the cost of the furnishings provided by the Furniture Bonus. If renovations are carried out on several real estate units, the benefit is due several times. A complete guide can be found on the website ofRevenue Agency, let’s see the main points.

How to access the 2021 Appliances Bonus

As already mentioned, to access the tax benefits of the Home Appliances Bonus it is necessary to have carried out or started a building renovation, extraordinary maintenance or restoration and conservative restoration. Ordinary maintenance works are excluded, such as painting walls and ceilings, replacing floors, remaking interior plasters which therefore do not give the right to the Bonus. Jobs must be done regularly reported through building practice at the Municipality with CILA SCIA or DIA and the start date must necessarily be prior to the purchase of the household appliances subject to the deduction.

To take advantage of the incentives, i payments must be traceable and therefore made by bank transfer, credit or debit card (ATM); the deduction is allowed even if the goods are purchased with a installment financing. The bank transfer receipt or the transaction receipt (for card payments) or the debit documentation on the current account must be kept carefully and shown in case of checks.

Purchase invoices must also be filed, showing the nature, quality and quantity of the goods and services acquired. Finally, it is necessary to communicate to theENEA expenses incurred no later than 90 days from the end of the works. It is not possible to take advantage of the credit transfer or the discount on the invoice.

What can you buy with the deduction

They are part of the Bonus large appliances of energy class not lower than A + (A for ovens) as detectable by the energy label. However, the purchase is facilitated for household appliances without a label, provided that the obligation has not yet been established for them.

Among the products that can be purchased: refrigerators, freezers, washing machines, dryers, dishwashers, cooking appliances, electric stoves, microwave ovens, electric heating plates, electric heating devices, electric radiators, electric fans, air conditioning devices. A more complete sample list of admitted purchases can be consulted in pdf format on the site of the Revenue Agency.

Bonus TV 2021

Starting from the month of June 2022, some TVs will no longer be able to receive the digital terrestrial signal, as the transition to the new DVB-T2 / HEVC technology will take place. The new joint decree of the Ministry of Economic Development and the Ministry of Economy and Finance is being finalized, which provides for a change in the old ”Bonus TV, which foresaw an incentive of 50 euros for the purchase of a new appliance reserved for families with an ISEE income of less than 20,000 euros.

With the new rules a TV bonus of up to 100 euros for those who scrap an obsolete TV in the form of a discount at the time of purchase. You will need to fill in anself-certification and the discount will be immediate and calculated on the retail price. For more information and updates, please refer to the Revenue Agency website.


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