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Italy to raise EUR 2 bln after adding TV licence to bills

Monday 28 November 2016 | 10:11 CET | News
The results of adding the Italian TV licence to household electricity and gas bills have been "better than expected," according to a statement from the country's economic ministry. The EUR 100 annual fee was added to energy bills on 01 July with a view to preventing an estimated 30 percent of Italian viewers from continuing to evade paying the tax. "The data provided by the Revenue Agency and [utility company] Enel confirms that evasion was significantly reduced," said Italian undersecretary for economic development in charge of telecommunications Antonello Giacomelli, adding that even if 10

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