Superbonus, a Lazio law unlocks stranded credits

Super bonuses and stranded credits, an answer comes from the regions. After Basilicata, a law on the circulation of tax credits deriving from Superbonus 110 interventions was also recently approved in Lazio with the aim of lending a hand to professionals, businesses and citizens. The first signatory of the provision, signed by all the group leaders of the majority in the Lazio Regional Council, is Daniele Sabatini (Fdi). “It is a law that I would define as concrete, because it does not address the questions of principle that have divided the political parties at a national and parliamentary level. We have tried to put in place a rule – explains Sabatini to Adnkronos – that could be shared by everyone, who did not go to debate the problems of the superbonus 110, but intervened on the serious problem represented by the blocking of tax credits to the detriment of companies that have relied on state regulations that have been modified more than twenty times in less than three years. A very serious situation, given that in Lazio the blocked credits would be between 4 and 6 billion. There are entrepreneurs, workers and citizens who are experiencing this extremely difficult situation”.

“We have therefore set up, in full compliance with national laws, a regulation capable of involving regional companies and suppliers of the regional system in the purchase of credit in the safest possible way – continues the group leader of Fdi in the Lazio Region – We have also evaluated, and this is one of the main objectives of the law, the involvement of credit institutions. In the implementation resolution, we are considering drawing up a specific agreement with these institutions or their representative entities. In the case of the purchase of credits by banks with a consequent lightening of their ceilings, the credit institutions themselves will have to commit to purchasing the corresponding part compared to that already purchased by the regional companies, and placing it back on the market, thus creating a virtuous circle capable of better allowing the circulation of credits. Naturally we are only talking about energy efficiency works or seismic risk prevention on properties in Lazio and companies operating in our territory”.

Regarding purchasable credits, the law also provides for the creation of a dedicated online platform. “It is a tool that will allow subjects potentially interested in purchasing to have a mapping of problem loans – highlights Sabatini – Naturally this will lead to a simplification both as regards the meeting between credit holders and possible buyers, and of the related purchasing procedures”.

The measure passed in the Pisana Chamber with 27 votes in favour, one against and 8 abstentions. “It is unfortunate that unanimity was not reached on a law that was designed and constructed with the intention of uniting all political forces. The abstention (of the opposition, ed.) seemed to us to be a completely illogical choice. When there was no contrary position, the decision to abstain seemed to us to be motivated solely by political reasons and not by merit. A unanimous vote would have instead represented a strong signal of trust and unity from the entire Regional Council towards the business world in a moment of great difficulty like this”.

However, the M5S group leader in the Lazio Region, Adriano Zuccalà, member of the Pisana Budget Commission, did not abstain. “We welcomed the law on the circulation of tax credits from Superbonus and we actively collaborated in the Budget Commission to arrive, despite the difference in views, at a synthesis that would lead to its rapid approval. We believe that each Region must do its part to reactivate the circulation of credits that the Meloni Government has blocked”, he comments to Adnkronos.

“The Superbonus is one of the largest economic measures implemented by a Government and has anticipated European energy efficiency policies. It should therefore be seen as a long-term investment for our energy sustainability, overcoming ideological positions and thinking about the positive impact on the community”, claims Zuccalà, recalling that in the Chamber “the 5 Star Movement voted convincingly in favour”.