IV. Other receivables

IV. Other receivables

The new consolidated entities contributed €37,740k, mostly under the items "Other" (€12,621k), "Inland revenue and government agencies" (€5,544k),  Suppliers" (€15,102k) and "Lease and concession advance payments"
(€1,951k). At constant exchange rates, there would have been an increase of €2,683k.
"Other" includes the amount due from the parent Ragione S.A.p.A. di Gilberto Benetton e C. to the main Italian companies that have opted for the domestic tax consolidation scheme for the years 2007 through 2009 (€3,761k).
"Suppliers" refer chiefly to amounts receivable for promotional contributions and supplier bonuses as well as advances for services to be received; "Lease and concession advance payments" refer to fees paid in advance or as a one-off payment when entering into new concession contracts; receivables from "Inland revenue and government agencies" relate mostly to indirect taxes and those from "Sub-concessionaires" to businesses licensed to others, while "Advances to grantors for investments" concern commercial investments carried out on behalf of the grantors.
The item "Other" consists mainly of prepayments for maintenance fees, insurance policies, local taxes, and commissions receivable on commission-generating businesses.