Since this Wednesday 10th April, the online filing system at www.impots.gouv.fr for the filing of the annual personal income tax returns for the tax year 2018 has been open.Continue reading “2019 Declaration des Revenus online filing system now open !”
The online filing system for the 2018 annual Spanish residents´ tax returns, Renta 2018, opens tomorrow !Continue reading “Renta 2018 filing opens tomorrow !”
Tax year 2018, to be declared in 2019
The provisional presentation deadlines, to be confirmed by the Tax Office by early April, are as follows:Continue reading “2019 income tax – Impôt sur le Revenu”
Increase in fixed tax rate
For non-residents with French income, for instance rental income, the fixed rate of 20% remains for income up to 27,519 Euros. However above this amount, the tax rate has increased to 30%. Given the numbers involved, this change is unlikely to affect many single property owners.Continue reading “2019 tax changes for non-residents”
Normally by the end of the year in Spain, the annual budget would be published which includes the tax rates for the following year. However due to the political impasse in Spain, there will be no approved budget until next January at the earliest.
A couple of years ago, in an article on this blog , we addressed the problems that Spanish businesses face when trying to register on the EU VAT database (VIES). Sadly, nothing has improved to date.
For two years now there has been no change to the income tax rates and allowances in Spain. With the new government in Spain led by the Socialist Party of Pedro Sanchez, it is fair to expect that there will be some kind of tax shake-up.
French Income and Wealth Tax returns
Tax year 1st January – 31st December 2017
Income Tax (Impôt sur le Revenu)
Both residents of France and non-residents with French property or income are obliged to submit an annual income tax return.Continue reading “French income tax returns for the year 2017- Declaration des Revenus”
In my previous posts on French and Spanish tax I have used the Star Wars analogy with regards to the Tax Office´s treatment of the small business taxpayer. Well sad to say, but in Spain the Empire continues to tighten its grip.
The proposals in Proposición de Ley de Reformas Urgentes del Trabajo Autónomo, which are expected to become law from 1st January 2018 contain some changes which will be of interest to those of you that are thinking about starting up a self-employed business in Spain. Here is a brief summary of the most important points.