(Teleborsa) – In second quarter of 2021 have been opened 147,153 new VAT numbers with an increase of 54.1% compared to the corresponding period of last year due to the severe restrictions related to the health emergency in force in 2020.Observatory on VAT numbers published today by the Ministry of Economy and Finance. The distribution by legal nature shows that 65.6% of new VAT registrations were operated by people physical, 21.1% from joint stock companies, 3% from partnerships; the share of “non-residents” (essentially made up of on-line trading companies) and that of “other legal forms”, represent a total of over 10% of the total number of new openings. Compared to the second quarter of 2020, the increase in goodwill is generalized, reaching 400% for non-residents, while it settles at 35% for individuals.
About the breakdown territorial, 47.4% of new openings are located in the North, 20.3% in the Center and 31.6% in the South and Islands. The comparison with the same period last year shows the greatest growth in Friuli VG and Veneto, both over 110%, the lowest in Molise (+ 18.9%). Based on the classification for sector productive, trade always records the highest number of VAT starts with 24.8% of the total, followed by professional activities with 16.2% and agriculture (11%). Compared to the second quarter of 2020, among the main sectors, the largest increases are seen in entertainment activities (+ 103%), commerce (+ 98.8%) and real estate activities (+ 90.4%).
Relative to people physical, the gender breakdown shows a prevalence of quota male, equal to 62.3%. 47.5% of new openings were started by young people up to 35 years old and about 31% by subjects belonging to the 36 to 50 year old group. Compared to the corresponding period of last year, all age groups recorded significant increases in openings: the most consistent increase affects the younger class with a + 37%. By analyzing the country of birth of starters, it should be noted that 17.7% of openings are operated by a subject born abroad. In the period under review 61,153 subjects joined the flat rate scheme, equal to 41.6% of total new openings, with an increase of 36.8% compared to the same period of the previous year.