Buying a house is one of the most important economic transactions in a person’s life. Purchase proposal, preliminary contract, deposit, mortgage, deed … many operations, rules, checks, documents, commitments, types of purchase. From the very first step, it is advisable to have a notary by your side, so that he can protect you and advise you on how to carry out the entire process in total safety.
The main checks on legality that the notary must perform may be summarised as follows:
Through specific training in the field of taxation, the notary is able to suggest solutions for perfectly legal tax savings.
At the time of registration of the conveyance, the notary must pay the Taxation Office the taxes owed by the purchaser this means receiving the sums directly from the buyer and paying them to the State. Each year, the notary collects on behalf of the State taxes linked to all transactions, paying in billions of euros annually in indirect taxes and capital gains without any commission paid by the State, and this even if the sums are not collected from the client.