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Law 73/2002 Rules to contrast undeclared work

Country of implementation
General short description of the innovation
This Law created an automatic emergence procedure to combat irregular work throught regularisation programs, that also includes tax incentives mesures and benefits on social security contributions /
Target group
Total Population
Policy Field
  • employment
Type of Policy
  • public
Duration of the policy
From 2002 onward
Scope of innovation
  • Scope: Structural
  • Spatial coverage: National
General description of (intended) objectives and strategies
Fight undeclared work
Nature of the innovation-short-term perspective
Type of ideal-typical strategy for the innovation
  • others (Regulation of the labour market)
Type of innovation
  • new policy, practice or measure
New outputs
  • regulations of the labour market (Regularization programs by means of tax credits and fiscal incentives are not new)
Intended target group
Working age population
  • employment situation (Enter undeclared workers into regular labour market)
  • main source of income: paid work
Employers-private institutional actors
Employers are involved in regulating programs
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • agency or national social insurance body (Fiscal offices are involved)
  • central state
  • municipal government
Clarification of the role of various actors
Central State ruled the measure; fiscal offices verify regularization programs ruled by Municipalities /
Intended output
  • subsidies/tax-credits (A new procedure for regularization of labour forces has been established, also by means of sibsidies and tax incentives)
Did the innovation have any outcome related to job quantity?
Raise employment rate by enterin undeclared workers
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