Italy News – A New Tax

Capri, Italy

The latest news in Italy is about a tax  that has been levied and it affects tourists who take excursions to any of Italy’s 36  or 37 minor islands. The beautiful island of Capri off the Amalfi Coast is one of them.

For every passenger arriving on Capri, an additional €1.50 is collected by the ferry or boat company. The island gets to keep the money, and this tax replaces a hotel tax that  has expired.

Capri

The mayor of Capri estimated that the first day the new disembarkation tax went into effect, July 1st, an additional ten thousand euros were collected, just on Capri.

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Clock Tower in Capri

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3 Responses to Italy News – A New Tax

  1. Debra Kolkka says:

    I’m happy to pay that tax.

    Like

  2. imarancher says:

    Capri? It’s worth it!

    Like

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