CONSULENZA ALLE IMPRESE – OLTRE LA VISIONE COMUNE

INVESTMENT AID FOR SMES IN THE TOURISM SECTOR

BENEFICIARIES

Micro: enterprise which employs fewer than 10 employees and whose annual turnover and/or a balance-sheet total not exceeding 2 million;

Small business: which employs fewer than 50 employees and achieves an annual turnover or balance sheet total not exceeding 10 million;

Media: Enterprise which employs fewer than 250 employees, annual turnover not exceeding EUR 50 million, or a balance sheet total not exceeding 43 million euro

ATECO code sections affected: intervention 2007

Section H, 52.22.09 category "other service activities incidental to transport by sea and inland waterway" with reference only to companies making investments for the management of marinas and boat storage;

Section I, 55 Division "accommodation" with the exception of categories:

  • a. 20.52 "accommodation activities linked to agricultural holdings";
  • b. 90.10 "sleepers";
  • 55.90.20 "accommodations for students and workers with hotel-style extras";

Section N, limited to categories:

  • a. 21.01 "bicycle";
  • b. 21.02 "bareboat yachts (including pedal boats)". Please note you are eligible the purchase of boats if "pleasure craft", that is, if length is less than 10 meters and therefore not registered and not registered;
  • 77.21.09 "other rental sports and recreational facilities";
  • d. 29.1 "rental, table linens, towels and clothing items";
  • e. 39.94 "facilities and equipment rental for events and shows: light and audio equipment without operator, boxes, stands and lighting arrangements";
  • f. 79.1 group "activities of travel agencies and Tour operators";
  • 79.9 group "other reservation services and related activities" provided for the supply of tourism services;
  • h. 30 class "organisation of conventions and trade shows";

Section R, limited to the Division:

  • a. 90 "creative, artistic activities and entertainment";
  • b. 91 "libraries, archives, museums and other cultural activities";
  • 93.11.20 category "pools management";
  • d. 11.30 "multi purpose sports facilities management nca";
  • e. 11.90 "other sports management nca".
  • f. 21 class "amusement parks and theme parks";
  • 93.29.1 category "Discotheques, ballrooms, nightclubs and similar";
  • h.    93.29.2 category "Managing beach resorts: Lake and river seafarers,";

Type of investment eligible for contribution

investment projects for an amount of € 30000 to:

  • a. the expansion, modernisation and renovation of tourist-hotel structures, including functional facilities facilities for the performance of the activities (such as bars, gyms, swimming pools, spas, and) as well as efforts to overcome architectural barriers, renewing and upgrading technology, improving environmental impact. It should be noted that these investments may include interventions aimed at functional reactivation of inactive Hotel tourist facilities, in which tourist accommodation activities took place and were in possession of work permits. They can also be facilitated expansion projects, modernization and renovation of existing facilities for tourist and working, presented by proposing subjects wishing to take over the tourism activity exercised in all facilities request object;
  • b. the construction or modernization of establishments, including the dining spaces and the provision of food and drink, parking and mooring points;
  • the creation and/or operation of marinas.
  • d. The construction of tourist-hotel facilities (including facilities, in compliance with
  • force) through consolidation and restoration and rehabilitation of properties of interest
  • historical-architectural and artistic;
  • e. the consolidation, restoration and rehabilitation of rural buildings, farms, trulli, towers, fortifications
  • at the end of the transformation of property for tourist-hotel facilities (including facilities, in
  • compliance with the regulations in force). For the purposes referred to above, must remain unchanged, the volume above ground
  • and without prejudice to existing brochures and original architectural and artistic features;
  • f. The first plant and/or arrangement of green area of at least 10 hectares (including through the creation of bicycle lanes, trails, sports locations attrezzati1 outlets, etc.) also of public property, whose use is shared with the management and/or the managing subject.

Tourist facilities for letters a), d and e)) above, may be carried out also in the form of widespread receptiveness in Regulation No. March 22, 2012 Regional 6.

 The projects referred to in points), b), c), (d)), and) and f) should aim to:

promotion of energy saving, sustainable waste management and recovery of stessi1 saving and protection of water resources;

  •      reduction of C02 emissions, acidifying substances and odoriferous and sound emissions on the part of the recipient undertakings.

Expenditure shall be eligible for:

  • a. soil and corporate purchase rooms within the limit of 10% of the cost of investment in tangible assets;
  • b. building works and similar;
  • purchase of machinery, plant and equipment, new factory;
  • d. Investments aimed at improving risk prevention measures, health and
  • safety at work.
  • e. costs of engineering design and construction supervision to the extent of 5% of the expenditure referred to in point b);
  • f. are also eligible expenses for the purchase of computer software tailored to production needs and the company's management and the transfer of technology through the acquisition of patent rights and licences related to production requirements and the company's management.

 In case of purchasing real estate, costs are only eligible to purchase from third parties, provided the transaction has taken place under market conditions.

are not eligible:

  • a. fees and those relating to taxes and duties
  • b. expenditure relating to the purchase of stocks;
  • expenditure relating to the purchase of used machinery and equipment;
  • d. the titles of expenditure set in cash;
  • e. pure replacement costs;
  • f. operating expenses in General;
  • leasing expenses and those relating to so-called turnkey contracts;
  • h. all expenses not capitalized;
  • the costs incurred with the internal processing orders, even if capitalised and regardless of the sector in which the company operates;
  • the title of expenditure in which the total amount be subsidized goods is less than euro 500.00;
  • k. costs shall not be eligible to purchase goods easily perishable items (table linen, towels
  • bed, kitchen utensils, tableware);

Contribution type and entity

Aid intensity shall not exceed:

  • 35% for medium-sized enterprises
  • 45% for small and micro enterprises.

The aid will be disbursed in the form of subsidy determined on upright Plants of interest on a loan granted by a Funder.

The contribution is recognized in an amount equal to the Interest Rate Swaps (Euribor 6 months versus fixed rate), money in euros to 10 years {10Y/6 m), published in the newspaper "Il Sole 24 Ore" the day of conclusion of the financing by the Funder, plus a spread.

For applications submitted to the 12/31/2015 you add a spread equal to 5% (500 basis points)

The contribution calculated on upright plants of interest will include any grace period:

  • For a maximum period of 12 months for funding for the purchase of machinery and equipment;
  • For a maximum period of 24 months for funding for expansion and/or modernisation;

Whatever the longer duration of the loan agreement, the plants given subsidy on interest will be calculated by reference to a maximum period of funding (net of any grace period):

seven years for funding the creation, expansion and/or modernisation of the structure;

five years for funding for the purchase of machinery, equipment, patents and licenses.

The concessions will be charged, regardless of the amount of eligible project, to a maximum amount financed:

  • 4,000,000 euro in case of medium-sized enterprises;
  • 2,000,000 euros in case of small and micro enterprises.

May be paid an additional contribution in regard to installations which may not exceed 20%

investment for a maximum amount which may be paid by:

  • 800,000 euros for medium-sized enterprises
  • 400,000 euros for small and micro enterprises.

For companies who have earned the rating of the maximum legal contribution is high plants respectively to EUR 850,000 and 450,000 euros;

will be provided an additional grant of

  • to 2.5% of the investment for micro and small enterprises;
  • at 1.25 on investment for medium-sized enterprises;

to a maximum amount, in both cases, 50000 €

Applications may be submitted from March 9, 2015