New tax rules: Serie A can offer the lowest tax rates among the major leagues

9 September 2019

Hirving Lozano
Photo: Getty Images It was not only the top teams that have intensified their transfer activities after new tax rules - SSC Napoli purchased Mexican winger Hirving Lozano from PSV

New Italian tax rules mean players in Serie A now pay half the tax of players in the UK.

Andrea Sartori, KPMG's global head of sports, sees a clear link between the inflow of recognisable names to the Serie A and the new tax rules.

Henrik Lønne

New Italian tax rules have given Serie A clubs a competitive advantage as they can now offer the lowest tax rates of Europe's top leagues to newcomers.

The recently closed transfer window saw a remarkable number of internationally recognised players moving to the Italian Serie A, as players and coaches signed this summer can benefit from the new rules starting in 2020.

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