Patronato is a service provided by the biggest workers' unions and associations to help people with laborai and immigration paperwork with a mandate, training, and funding by the State.
Most of their services are State-subsided and free, some require a contribution or membership.
The activities of the Patronato consist of information, assistance, advice, and protection of employees and self-employed workers, retirees, Italian citizens, foreigners, and stateless persons on the Italian territory.
The activity of this institute is aimed at obtaining benefits in the field of social security, work issues, and immigration.
The CAAF or CAF, Centro Assistenza Fiscale / Tax Assistance Centres, are offices where you can ask for help with tax issues.
The caf is responsible for the tax protection of taxpayers, with some free, State subsided services and some paid.
Being highly controlled and regulated, citizens can rely on their services to obtain assistance and information on tax benefits and tax obligations.
Citizens who apply to CAF usually do so for tax returns or ISEE and RED (the tax return required of pensioners).
The CAF allows citizens to pass the responsibility of the correct compilation to the RAF (Representative of Fiscal Assistance), which takes charge of verifying and correctly transmitting the models.