Support Decree 2021, “over 1 billion euro per culture”

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Over 1 billion euros for culture in the support decree just approved. Commenting on the approval by the Council of Ministers of the provision is the Minister of Culture, Dario Franceschini. The dl “contains important measures for the world of culture, which add over a billion euros to the resources allocated so far to support a sector hard hit by the pandemic. Entertainment, cinema and museums are in great suffering due to the ongoing closure imposed by the containment measures contagion and deserve every support, because they express a significant part of our identity “.

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In particular, a note reads, “with over 200 million euros, an extraordinary allowance of 2,400 euros will be donated to all entertainment workers, with an enlarged audience of beneficiaries. In addition to artists and workers with at least seven working days and with an income of less than 35,000 euros, those who, with at least thirty working days, have an income of less than 75,000 euros, unlike previous payments in which the maximum income admitted to contribution should not exceed 50,000 euros, will also be affected “.

Four hundred million euros, the note continues, “will go to feed the existing emergency funds, according to this distribution: 80 million euros will be allocated to the support of state museums, 200 million euros to the current-account fund to support cinema and entertainment and 120 million euros to the fund for the support of businesses and cultural institutions “. These resources “will be able to provide further support to operators and workers in these sectors”.

It was then extended, the note reads, “until 31 December 2021 the suspension of the authorization procedures by the Superintendencies for tables in bars, cafes and catering activities”.

Finally, among the measures in support of culture, “the portion of the 11 billion euro allocated to VAT numbers destined for operators and self-employed workers in the sector and the extension of the various forms of layoffs, which will go to income support for employees in the cultural and entertainment sector. These resources bring the total amount of interventions for culture contained in the decree approved today by the CDM to over one billion “.

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