France no longer has the highest taxes in the EU

France no longer has the highest taxes in the EU

French taxes are famously high - but no longer the highest in Europe, after a new report saw France knocked off its top slot.

The French tax calendar for 2021 – which taxes are due when?
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The French tax calendar for 2021 – which taxes are due when?

Ask the expert: How to fill out each section of the French tax declaration
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Ask the expert: How to fill out each section of the French tax declaration

The vocab you need to understand French taxes
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The vocab you need to understand French taxes

Reader question: Where can I find professional help with the French tax declaration?
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Reader question: Where can I find professional help with the French tax declaration?

UPDATE: These are the deadlines as the 2021 French tax declarations open

UPDATE: These are the deadlines as the 2021 French tax declarations open

EXPLAINED: Who has to make a tax declaration in France in 2021?
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EXPLAINED: Who has to make a tax declaration in France in 2021?

French wine exporters hit by new 25% tariff from USA

French wine exporters hit by new 25% tariff from USA

USA suspends retaliatory tariffs on French handbags and cosmetics

USA suspends retaliatory tariffs on French handbags and cosmetics

France risks US anger with vow to impose new ‘digital tax’ on online companies’ 2020 earnings

France risks US anger with vow to impose new ‘digital tax’ on online companies’ 2020 earnings

Income tax 2020: Who gets a rebate and who might owe money?
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Income tax 2020: Who gets a rebate and who might owe money?

Who will have to pay France’s household tax this year?
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Who will have to pay France’s household tax this year?

EXPLAINED: French tax – annual declaration rules and what if you’re not in the system?
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EXPLAINED: French tax – annual declaration rules and what if you’re not in the system?

The French tax calendar for 2020 – what taxes are due and when?
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The French tax calendar for 2020 – what taxes are due and when?

France close to resolving big tech tax dispute with US: Minister

France close to resolving big tech tax dispute with US: Minister

Second home owners in France reminded to pay household tax

Second home owners in France reminded to pay household tax

How France is the most taxed country in the EU

How France is the most taxed country in the EU

‘Accidental Americans’ sue France over tax deal

‘Accidental Americans’ sue France over tax deal

14 essential things to know about the US tax change in France
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14 essential things to know about the US tax change in France

Workers in France face changes to tax rates from September

Workers in France face changes to tax rates from September

France aims for US digital tax deal by late August, despite Trump opposition

France aims for US digital tax deal by late August, despite Trump opposition

Trump orders investigation into France’s planned tax on tech giants

Trump orders investigation into France’s planned tax on tech giants

Taxe d’habitation: France to go ahead with scrapping housing tax for most wealthy

Taxe d’habitation: France to go ahead with scrapping housing tax for most wealthy

Report calls on French government to renegotiate tax deal for ‘Accidental Americans’

Report calls on French government to renegotiate tax deal for ‘Accidental Americans’

How to renounce American citizenship in France – and why you might want to
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How to renounce American citizenship in France – and why you might want to

Fifteen million people in France ‘will benefit from Macron’s tax cuts’

Fifteen million people in France ‘will benefit from Macron’s tax cuts’

French MPs defy US and give green light to ‘Facebook tax’

French MPs defy US and give green light to ‘Facebook tax’

What exactly do I need to tell the French taxman about my assets at home
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What exactly do I need to tell the French taxman about my assets at home

Who are France’s ‘accidental Americans’ and why are they suing big banks?

Who are France’s ‘accidental Americans’ and why are they suing big banks?

France unveils landmark tax on internet giants

France unveils landmark tax on internet giants

US ‘backs French push for minimum global tax rate’ on corporations

US ‘backs French push for minimum global tax rate’ on corporations

French government on tenterhooks as new income tax regime rolls in

French government on tenterhooks as new income tax regime rolls in

Macron dilutes pledge to end ‘exit tax’ on high earners

Macron dilutes pledge to end ‘exit tax’ on high earners

What your French payslip will look like in January

What your French payslip will look like in January

French government to push ahead with taking income tax from workers’ pay

French government to push ahead with taking income tax from workers’ pay

France pulls in €18 billion through fighting tax fraudsters

France pulls in €18 billion through fighting tax fraudsters

What’s next for Americans who are behind on their taxes?
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What’s next for Americans who are behind on their taxes?

EU to tax tech giants at ‘two to six percent’: France

EU to tax tech giants at ‘two to six percent’: France

French prosecutors urge jail for tax-dodging ex-minister Cahuzac

French prosecutors urge jail for tax-dodging ex-minister Cahuzac

Amazon pays up to end tax dispute with French government

Amazon pays up to end tax dispute with French government

Apple sues French tax activists who occupied Paris store

Apple sues French tax activists who occupied Paris store

France to question Airbnb over possible tax avoidance scheme

France to question Airbnb over possible tax avoidance scheme

Russian anger as France arrests oligarch for ‘tax evasion’

Russian anger as France arrests oligarch for ‘tax evasion’

Five US expat tax nightmares and how to avoid them
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Five US expat tax nightmares and how to avoid them

‘Amateurism’ sees France forced to pay back €10 billion in tax to big companies

‘Amateurism’ sees France forced to pay back €10 billion in tax to big companies

Got a yacht? Proposed French tax break makes waves

Got a yacht? Proposed French tax break makes waves

France slams Silicon Valley for skirting tax in Europe

France slams Silicon Valley for skirting tax in Europe

France demands €600 million in tax from Microsoft

France demands €600 million in tax from Microsoft

Germany and France plan to introduce new tax on internet giants

Germany and France plan to introduce new tax on internet giants

Airbnb paid French tax man just €93,000

Airbnb paid French tax man just €93,000

Don’t miss the deadline in France for declaring income tax by post

Don’t miss the deadline in France for declaring income tax by post

More of France’s top earners leaving the country

More of France’s top earners leaving the country

Homeowners in France hit by jump in property taxes

Homeowners in France hit by jump in property taxes

French workers ‘pay the most taxes in Europe’

French workers ‘pay the most taxes in Europe’

French tax declaration season opens: Here’s how it works

French tax declaration season opens: Here’s how it works

Record low number of French workers paying income taxes

Record low number of French workers paying income taxes

France should ‘tax the elderly to help its struggling youth’

France should ‘tax the elderly to help its struggling youth’

How paying your income tax in France is going to change

How paying your income tax in France is going to change

Protests see French MPs slash ‘tampon tax’

Protests see French MPs slash ‘tampon tax’

French tax cheats to boost budget by €2.4 bn

French tax cheats to boost budget by €2.4 bn

Stagnant France to offer €2 billion in tax relief

Stagnant France to offer €2 billion in tax relief

French sci-fi film may be made abroad over tax

French sci-fi film may be made abroad over tax

France cuts more red tape to simplify life

France cuts more red tape to simplify life

France woos investors with massive tax breaks

France woos investors with massive tax breaks

Mission accomplished? France’s 75 percent tax

Mission accomplished? France’s 75 percent tax

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France may tax US giants to boost film sector

France pushes to break ‘Robin Hood tax’ impasse

France pushes to break ‘Robin Hood tax’ impasse

Hollande lays out new idea for green Tobin tax

Hollande lays out new idea for green Tobin tax

France’s 75 percent tax rate: The damage report

France’s 75 percent tax rate: The damage report

French tax man second greediest in the world

French tax man second greediest in the world

French towns rebel over second home tax hike

French towns rebel over second home tax hike

France urges global fight against tax dodging

France urges global fight against tax dodging

‘France is a tax haven’ says French billionaire

‘France is a tax haven’ says French billionaire

France to slap hefty tax hike on holiday homes

France to slap hefty tax hike on holiday homes

‘Sixty French lawmakers file suspect tax returns’

‘Sixty French lawmakers file suspect tax returns’

Irate woman pays taxes with 30 kilos in coins

Irate woman pays taxes with 30 kilos in coins

French may have to shell out more for Nutella

French may have to shell out more for Nutella

French taxpayers warned over fake rebate promise

French taxpayers warned over fake rebate promise

Rising number of French struggle to pay taxes

Rising number of French struggle to pay taxes

French celebrate freedom from hungry tax man

French celebrate freedom from hungry tax man

France mulls forcing 37 professions to cut fees

France mulls forcing 37 professions to cut fees

France replaces doomed ecotax with ‘truck tolls’

France replaces doomed ecotax with ‘truck tolls’

France’s Depardieu pays ‘tiny’ tax rate in Russia

France’s Depardieu pays ‘tiny’ tax rate in Russia

Ex-France international Makélélé faces tax probe

Ex-France international Makélélé faces tax probe

France unveils plan to make life easier for firms

France unveils plan to make life easier for firms

Hollande blasts internet giants over tax tactics

Hollande blasts internet giants over tax tactics

France ‘set to bill Google for €1 billion’ in taxes

France ‘set to bill Google for €1 billion’ in taxes

McDonald’s denies dodging taxes in France

McDonald’s denies dodging taxes in France

Johnny Hallyday’s official Swiss status questioned

Johnny Hallyday’s official Swiss status questioned

Court approves 75% tax rate on fat salaries

Court approves 75% tax rate on fat salaries

Government exempts Monaco from 75 percent tax

Government exempts Monaco from 75 percent tax

Riot police use tear gas on French tax demo

Riot police use tear gas on French tax demo

Riot police use tear gas on France anti-tax protest

Riot police use tear gas on France anti-tax protest

French football clubs will pay 75 percent super tax

French football clubs will pay 75 percent super tax

France moots taxing data taken out of EU

France moots taxing data taken out of EU

Swiss banks ‘weed out French tax dodgers’

Swiss banks ‘weed out French tax dodgers’

France scraps plan to limit fat cat salaries

France scraps plan to limit fat cat salaries

French ministers face grilling over tax scandal

French ministers face grilling over tax scandal

How to tackle your French tax return
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How to tackle your French tax return

French taxman sends bill to dead man’s grave

French taxman sends bill to dead man’s grave

France targets loopholes for 2014 tax gain

France targets loopholes for 2014 tax gain

Richest man in France ends bid to be Belgian

Richest man in France ends bid to be Belgian

France asks media to hand over tax haven files

France asks media to hand over tax haven files

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Treasurer tax claims give Hollande new headache

Hollande vows new law on ministers’ wealth

Hollande vows new law on ministers’ wealth

French football clubs to pay 75 percent tax: PM

French football clubs to pay 75 percent tax: PM

French tax returns to be simplified, minister vows

French tax returns to be simplified, minister vows

France ‘loses one million jobs’ due to tax exiles

France ‘loses one million jobs’ due to tax exiles

Will France’s 75 percent tax be cut down to size?

Will France’s 75 percent tax be cut down to size?

French budget minister resigns amid tax probe

French budget minister resigns amid tax probe

Crisis not taxes pushing French to go abroad

Crisis not taxes pushing French to go abroad

CEO of French hi-tech group considers tax exile

CEO of French hi-tech group considers tax exile

EU agencies to tackle Google over privacy laws

EU agencies to tackle Google over privacy laws

G20 backs EU states’ call for action on offshore tax

G20 backs EU states’ call for action on offshore tax

EU states call on big business to pay more tax

EU states call on big business to pay more tax

French more honest taxpayers than Germans

French more honest taxpayers than Germans

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France charges art heir with tax evasion

French government coy on new super tax

French government coy on new super tax

French PM denies plan to ditch 75 percent tax

French PM denies plan to ditch 75 percent tax

French government ‘to ditch’ 75 percent top tax

French government ‘to ditch’ 75 percent top tax

France’s richest man ‘sends wealth’ to Belgium

France’s richest man ‘sends wealth’ to Belgium

Belgium ‘lets Depardieu drive’ despite charges

Belgium ‘lets Depardieu drive’ despite charges

French tycoon’s bid to become Belgian in doubt

French tycoon’s bid to become Belgian in doubt

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Hollande refuses to save Bardot elephants

Depardieu shows off new Russian passport

Depardieu shows off new Russian passport

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Poll: 75 percent tax on rich ‘is too high’

Bardot: save elephants, or I’ll go to Russia too

Bardot: save elephants, or I’ll go to Russia too

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Depardieu’s letter to Russia: full text

Depardieu the Russian praises ‘democracy’

Depardieu the Russian praises ‘democracy’

French rush to turn Belgian as new tax looms

French rush to turn Belgian as new tax looms

Putin makes Depardieu Russian citizen

Putin makes Depardieu Russian citizen

Jarre in talks over London move

Jarre in talks over London move

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Hollande’s 75 percent tax ‘illegal’ – court

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Depardieu: court tax ruling ‘changes nothing’

Depardieu critic ‘a petty-minded pygmy’ – Deneuve

Depardieu critic ‘a petty-minded pygmy’ – Deneuve

Bardot leaps to Depardieu’s defence

Bardot leaps to Depardieu’s defence

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Russia: Depardieu passport claim ‘a joke’

Belgium: blame France for Depardieu move

Belgium: blame France for Depardieu move

Depardieu puts Paris mansion on market

Depardieu puts Paris mansion on market

Ayrault slams tax exiles after Depardieu move

Ayrault slams tax exiles after Depardieu move

Depardieu moves to Belgium over tax hikes

Depardieu moves to Belgium over tax hikes

Senate approves ‘Nutella’ tax on palm oil

Senate approves ‘Nutella’ tax on palm oil

France demands €200m in tax from Amazon

France demands €200m in tax from Amazon

Minister backtracks on tripling restaurant VAT

Minister backtracks on tripling restaurant VAT

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Fight fat with palm oil tax hike: senator

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French companies get €20 billion tax breaks

Google: French tax row will be solved ‘this year’

Google: French tax row will be solved ‘this year’

Rich flee Paris before tax rise

Rich flee Paris before tax rise

Government ready to u-turn on start-up tax

Government ready to u-turn on start-up tax

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France hikes beer tax while French spurn beer

France and Germany: support banking levy

France and Germany: support banking levy

Arnault: I’ll sue paper over ‘Get lost’ taunt

Arnault: I’ll sue paper over ‘Get lost’ taunt

Most French are ‘unhappy’ with Hollande

Most French are ‘unhappy’ with Hollande

French bankers take ‘red carpet’ to London

French bankers take ‘red carpet’ to London

Ayrault: French fuel tax to be cut ‘temporarily’

Ayrault: French fuel tax to be cut ‘temporarily’

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French boss in hunger strike over taxes

One in six cigarettes smuggled into France

One in six cigarettes smuggled into France

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Government told to do more about benefit fraud

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France to lower threshold for top earners’ tax

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Sarkozy vows to hike sales tax

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Footballers ‘should be let off’ 75 percent tax

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Sarkozy in new ‘Twitter tax’ threat

Austerity tax could ‘kill off’ French bookstores

Austerity tax could ‘kill off’ French bookstores

Cameron: UK will roll out red carpet for French rich

Cameron: UK will roll out red carpet for French rich

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Minister: ‘patriotic’ French bosses will stay

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Microsoft facing French tax dodge probe: report