DFARS 252.229-7003 Tax Exemptions (Italy). Basic (Mar 2012) (Current)

As prescribed in 229.402-70(c)(1), use the clause at 252.229-7003, Tax Exemptions (Italy), in solicitations and contracts when contract performance will be in Italy.


      (a)  As the Contractor represented in its offer, the contract price, including the prices in subcontracts awarded under this contract, does not include taxes from which the United States Government is exempt.

      (b)  The United States Government is exempt from payment of Imposta Valore Aggiunto (IVA) tax in accordance with Article 72 of the IVA implementing decree on all supplies and services sold to United States Military Commands in Italy.

              (1)  The Contractor shall include the following information on invoices submitted to the United States Government:

                    (i)  The contract number.

                    (ii)  The IVA tax exemption claimed pursuant to Article 72 of Decree Law 633, dated October 26, 1972.

                    (iii)  The following fiscal code(s):  [Contracting Officer must insert the applicable fiscal code(s) for military activities within Italy:  80028250241 for Army, 80156020630 for Navy, or 91000190933 for Air Force].

              (2)(i)  Upon receipt of the invoice, the paying office will include the following certification on one copy of the invoice:

“I certify that this invoice is true and correct and reflects expenditures made in Italy for the Common Defense by the United States Government pursuant to international agreements.  The amount to be paid does not include the IVA tax, because this transaction is not subject to the tax in accordance with Article 72 of Decree Law 633, dated October 26, 1972.”

An authorized United States Government official will sign the copy of the invoice containing this certification.

                    (ii)  The paying office will return the certified copy together with payment to the Contractor.  The payment will not include the amount of the IVA tax.

                    (iii)  The Contractor shall retain the certified copy to substantiate non-payment of the IVA tax.

              (3)  The Contractor may address questions regarding the IVA tax to the Ministry of Finance, IVA Office, Rome (06) 520741.

      (c)  In addition to the IVA tax, purchases by the United States Forces in Italy are exempt from the following taxes:

              (1)  Imposta di Fabbricazione (Production Tax for Petroleum Products).

              (2)  Imposta di Consumo (Consumption Tax for Electrical Power).

              (3)  Dazi Doganali (Customs Duties).

              (4)  Tassa di Sbarco e d’Imbarco sulle Merci Transportate per Via Aerea e per Via Maritima (Port Fees).

              (5)  Tassa de Circolazione sui Veicoli (Vehicle Circulation Tax).

              (6)  Imposta di Registro (Registration Tax).

              (7)  Imposta di Bollo (Stamp Tax).

(End of clause)

NONE, but (a) as the Contractor represented in its offer, the contract price, including the prices in subcontracts awarded under this contract, does not include taxes from which the United States Government is exempt.

Prime’s obligation;
Domestic ✖ (Applies when contract performance will be in Italy.);

52.204-3 Taxpayer Identification.

52.209-11 Representation by Corporations Regarding Delinquent Tax Liability or a Felony Conviction under any Federal Law.

52.209-12 Certification Regarding Tax Matters.

52.209-5 Certification Regarding Responsibility Matters.

52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items.

52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items.

52.228-11 Pledges of Assets.

52.229-1 State and Local Taxes.

52.229-10 State of New Mexico Gross Receipts and Compensating Tax.

52.229-2 North Carolina State and Local Sales and Use Tax.

52.229-3 Federal, State, and Local Taxes.

52.229-4 Federal, State, and Local Taxes (State and Local Adjustments).

52.229-6 Taxes-Foreign Fixed-Price Contracts.

52.229-7 Taxes-Fixed-Price Contracts with Foreign Governments.

52.229-8 Taxes-Foreign Cost-Reimbursement Contracts.

52.229-9 Taxes-Cost-Reimbursement Contracts with Foreign Governments.

52.241-5 Contractor’s Facilities.

52.241-9 Connection Charge.

52.229-11 Tax on Certain Foreign Procurements—Notice and Representation.

52.229-12 Tax on Certain Foreign Procurements.

52.229-13 Taxes—Foreign Contracts in Afghanistan.

52.229-14 Taxes—Foreign Contracts in Afghanistan (North Atlantic Treaty Organization Status of Forces Agreement).

252.219-7012 Competition for Religious-Related Services.

252.225-7032 Waiver of United Kingdom Levies-Evaluation of Offers.

252.228-7006 Compliance with Spanish Laws and Insurance.

252.229-7000 Invoices Exclusive of Taxes or Duties.

252.229-7001 Tax Relief.

252.229-7002 Customs Exemptions (Germany).

252.229-7004 Status of Contractor as a Direct Contractor (Spain).

252.229-7005 Tax Exemptions (Spain).

252.229-7006 Value Added Tax Exclusion (United Kingdom)

252.229-7008 Relief from Import Duty (United Kingdom).

252.229-7009 Relief from Customs Duty and Value Added Tax on Fuel (Passenger Vehicles) (United Kingdom).

252.229-7010 Relief from Customs Duty on Fuel (United Kingdom).

252.229-7011 Reporting of Foreign Taxes – U.S. Assistance Programs.

252.229-7012 Tax Exemptions (Italy)-Representation.

252.229-7013 Tax Exemptions (Spain)-Representation.

252.229-7014 Taxes-Foreign Contracts in Afghanistan.

252.229-7015 Taxes-Foreign Contracts in Afghanistan (North Atlantic Treaty Organization Status of Forces Agreement).

252.232-7010 Levies on Contract Payments.

252.236-7010 Overseas Military Construction--Preference for United States Firms.

252.236-7011 Overseas Architect-Engineer Services--Restriction to United States Firms.

252.236-7012 Military Construction on Kwajalein Atoll--Evaluation Preference.




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552.238-101 Foreign Taxes and Duties.

552.229-70 Federal, State, and Local Taxes.

552.229-71 Federal Excise Tax—DC Government.

652.229-70 Excise Tax Exemption Statement for Contractors Within the United States.

652.229-71 Personal Property Disposition at Posts Abroad.

752.229-70 Federal, state and local taxes.

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