Ready to take your Zoom calls from the Italian countryside, or perhaps the Dolomites? La Dolce Vita is within reach for a digital nomads for the first time ever. Italy is preparing their digital visa for highly skilled, non-EU citizens. Is Italy calling your name?
What else matters this week?
Fast fashion company SHEIN becomes the new top-valued brand after its valued at $100 billion in funding round.
Carmakers in Europe and beyond are facing supply chain challenges amid Russia’s war on Ukraine.
An important step in neurodiversity inclusion: LinkedIn adds dyslexic thinking as a skill.
The U.S. added 413,000 jobs last month, up 4.5% from last year.
Workers in New York formed the first-ever Amazon union in the U.S.
We’ve got a full breakdown of all the top headlines you can’t miss this week.
#1. Looking to live la dolce vita? Try out Italy’s new digital nomad visa.
Looking to live the Italian dream? La dolce vita is within reach for the first time ever for thousands of digital nomads. Italy is introducing a new visa specifically for highly qualified, non-EU digital nomads. That means taking your calls from the Italian countryside, or your apartment by the beach. The new permit, which still needs to be signed into law, will allow non-EU nationals (including UK residents and citizens) to live and work in Italy.
Italy joins a growing list of countries preparing and offering digital nomad visas, including Cyrpus, Malta, and more. The new bill would also allow residents of Italy to benefit from a 90% income tax exemption. Read more at Travel + Leisure.