Support Decree 2

Last updated: 5 December 2022

The "aiuto-bis" decree law (Decree Law No. 115/2022), is the second support package against rising energy costs, totalling EUR 9.86 billion. This includes:

  • Extension of the cancellation of rates related to general electricity system charges for Q4 2022.
  • Electric and gas social bonus: Extension of Tariff concessions in favour of vulnerable people.
  • Tax credits and other facilities against expenses incurred for the purchase of electricity and gas.
  • Tax credits for energy intensive companies.  
  • Extension of reduction of excise rates of EUR 0.305/litre (when including VAT) on petrol and diesel until end August 2022.
  • Reduce VAT to 5% on the supply of methane gas for thermal energy.
  • Vouchers for public transportation services targeted at low income households.

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