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Register your VAT with Xolo

If you're just starting out as a freelancer, Xolo is a good friend to have on your side. We process your VAT registration with local Authorities for free and in just 24 hours. Going forward, we take care of your accounting, tax declarations and much more!


Safe and reliable

We are accredited with the Italian Revenue Agency and the Chamber of Commerce , which gives us the authority to handle your VAT registration. We are experts in freelancer taxes, in Italy and abroad. We’re proud to offer you advice that’s tailored to your unique situation, so we can recommend the ATECO code that’s the best fit for your business.

Freelancer friendly

Don’t waste your precious time and energy trying to unravel the intricacies of VAT registration, because that’s our job! Our team of experts are here to keep your business compliant and give you the right information so you can make informed decisions. Our platform will help you say goodbye to uncertainty; we even have a tax forecasting tool so you’ll immediately know how much money you’ll need to pay when tax time rolls around!

Fast and effective

We’ll get your VAT number set up, completely online and within 24 hours. You can even request us to register your number someday in the future. All we need is a valid photo ID and 10 minutes of your time. We also take care of it completely free — does it get any better than that?

With Xolo

What is needed to register a VAT?
You just need your ID Card/Passport and fiscal code adding a simple short description of the activity you want to start (or the activity you are already running)
What steps do I have to take to register a VAT?
None. All you have to do is complete the Xolo registration and we will do the rest with the information provided.
How long will it take to register a VAT?
Just 1 working day

On your own

What is needed to register a VAT?
  • ID Card/Passport and fiscal code
  • Filling and presenting AA9 MODEL
  • INPS registration demand
  • COMUNICA registration demand (for Traders & Artisans)
  • INAIL registration (for Artisans)
  • VIES registration
What steps do I have to take to register a VAT?
You have to register your VAT with:
  • Revenue Agency (AdE)
  • CCIA (for T&A)
  • Social Security (INPS)
How long will it take to register a VAT?
More than a week

The freedom of
freelancing is just
one step away 🚀

If you've decided it's time to take charge of your professional career, Xolo is on your side. We open and register your VAT and from then on, you can just focus on doing what you do best, we'll take care of the rest: forms, tax declarations, are no longer your concern.

Tell your accountant its over (you've found someone better)

Have you been looking for a better business relationship? Someone who isn't only interested in one thing (your P&L sheet) and actually listens when you talk about your hopes and dreams? Someone who makes you feel safe and secure? Thousands of independents have found Xolo to be the business partner they can rely on. Now you can be one, too!

Here's how to make the switch:

  • First, you tell us about your goals, while we listen
  • Next, we make a plan: We'll evaluate your current tax situation to make sure it's the best fit for your business goals
  • We'll take care to communicate all your options effectively, so you feel confident about your decision
  • Finally, we'll help you break up with your old accountant, including collecting all your previous documentation. Whether or not you stay friends is entirely up to you.

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How much does it cost to register your VAT with Xolo?

The registration fee is included in your first month's Xolo subscription as long as you do not cancel within the first 6 months. Otherwise, there will be an additional cost of 50€.

Machine efficiency + human empathy = our recipe for success

Xolo is so much more than an accounting service. We're your trusted advisors for all things accounting in Italy.

Gain the peace of mind that comes with knowing your company's regulatory and compliance activities are in the capable hands of our expert team of accountants. Xolo's gives you full transparency into your business and is accessible anytime, anyplace.

We combine machine efficiency with human empathy to make freelancing in Italy a modern — dare we say, even magical — experience.

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Our Superpower

Did you know that most freelancers lose up to two working days a month to managing their business admin? With Xolo, you can get it all done from your all-in-one dashboard in just 10 minutes a day!

Smarter, speedier invoicing

  • Generate unlimited invoices for local and international clients
  • Variety of customization options
  • Billing data pre-filled for existing clients
  • Sent invoices integrated with the Revenue Agency ledger
  • Automatic calculation of your INPS compensation and revenue stamp based on your business
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Tailored, timely support

  • Timely responses via email or phone
  • Personalized guidance from an expert team that specializes in freelancing
  • Reporting handled by an expert accountant
  • A consistent level of care whether you're a new or not-so-new customer
  • An FAQ library that's clear, concise and up-to-date
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A secure digital file cabinet that's automatically organized and lives in the cloud

  • Easy access to your archive of invoices, VAT reports and more
  • All data is intuitively organized and securely stored in the cloud
  • Maintain your digital client Rolodex for easier, speedier invoicing

Our team of accountants

Finally, an accounting team that specializes in the needs of freelancers

From the moment you complete onboarding, you’ll be assigned your own personal accountant who will be here to advise you on an ongoing basis. If you’re completely new to freelancing, your accountant will help you choose the legal structure and ATECO code that will give you the strongest start. And if you’re already an experienced freelancer, your accountant can help you manage income thresholds and advise you on benefits and concessions so you feel secure building your business to the next level.

Sit back and relax while we handle your taxes

All obligations related to the dreaded t-word will be handled by our expert team of accountants, which includes the preparation and submission of your annual tax return to the Italian Revenue Agency. All your records can be found in your secure digital archive, and accessible through your Xolo dashboard.

Support that evolves to fit your changing needs

With all our experience working with freelancers, we understand that each business is different and needs tend to evolve over time. While we always tailor our approach to wherever you are on your freelance journey, we also make a point to remain up-to-date with the regulatory changes here in Italy. That way we can help you take advantage of new opportunities while giving you peace of mind knowing your company is in compliance.

An expert team with all the right connections

Your business will be in the capable hands of our expert accounting team. Each of them has expansive knowledge of local and international taxation and 10+ years of experience working with freelancers.

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Agenzia delle Entrate

We’re accredited by the Agenzia delle Entrate, which is the governing body of the Italian Tax System. This accreditation gives us full authority to prepare and submit your administrative practices and declarations.

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We collaborate with the Chamber of Commerce, which is the authority that oversees the registration of sole proprietorships, so we can fully guarantee accurate preparation of registration procedures with the Chamber and all its affiliated bodies (INPS, INAIL, AdE).

Our promise to the fiercely independent

Radical simplification

There are about a million reasons why people decide to freelance, but dealing with bureaucracy is never one of them. That’s why we’ve combined the power of smart technology with even smarter human experts (who know Italian bureaucracy inside and out) — to make being a freelancer in Italy radically simple.

Arrivederci, uncertainty

We handle the administrative side of your business, but you’re still the captain of this ship. Our real-time platform gives you a birds eye view of your business: what needs to get done, who still owes you money, and even how much you’ll have to pay in taxes at the end of the year.

Expert advice

While the success of your business will always be on you, keeping it compliant will always be our job. That’s why we make a point to stay always up to date on all regulatory changes. We’re here to make invoicing easier, taxes less stressful, but we’re also here to give you expert advice so you can build a business to support your life goals.

Xolo is perfect for...

Consultants, analysts

Developers, product owners or IT related

Marketing and communication experts

Financial, legal, insurance specialists

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No matter if you have
clients in 🇮🇹 or 🌍

Xolo is designed for freelancers registered in Italy, regardless of whether you are Italian or from somewhere else. Our international experience and local knowledge allow us to offer the best service and advice to freelancers with clients in Italy or anywhere in the world.

Choose the rate that best suits you depending on whether you’ll be invoicing locally or internationally.

Talk to an expert

Book a call and one of our freelance experts will contact you to explain step-by-step how Xolo works.

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Drop us a line

Write to us at ciao@xolo.io with any questions or concerns you may have.

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More than 100,000 freelancers trust Xolo to manage their business as freelancers

If you also believe that the future of work is for freelancers, that overpaying taxes makes no sense and that bureaucracy shouldn't be a barrier, you're already halfway! Join our community of fiercely independents that want to live life on their terms!

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