Ignoring the tax credits system could mean you pay more tax than you owe. Whether you’re in the business of organic farming, or just need help covering childcare costs, there could be tax credits for you.
Tax credits can significantly lower the amount of income tax for which a taxpayer is liable. In some cases, it can actually lead to a reimbursement from the government. If the total amount of a person’s tax credits exceeds the total income tax owed, the difference is reimbursed by the French Tax Administration.
Elitax has nearly two decades of experience dealing with French income tax and tax credits. Read on to see if you could reduce your tax bill using tax credits in France.
There is a huge range of available tax credits in France, many of which are covered below. This list is by no means exhaustive, so if you think you could be entitled to tax credits, contact Elitax for a free 30-minute consultation. We’ll help you identify whether you could benefit from any other tax credits.
You could get tax credits for:
There are also a number of tax credits in France that business owners can take advantage of. Again, this is not a complete list, but should give you a good idea of the range of tax credits available for those who run their own business.
Business owners could get tax credits for:
When you choose to work with Elitax, our experienced accountants make sure that you benefit from all of the tax credits to which you are entitled. We will ensure that you do not pay one euro more or less than you owe to the French tax authorities.
We’ve helped hundreds of clients resolve their tax issues.
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We have used Elitax.com for the past three years. At first we were unsure if a firm based in Paris, so far from us would be the correct thing to do. Our French language skills are limited but we had been assured (by other ex-pats) that our tax declarations would be simple and could easily be completed without engaging a professional firm. That is so far from the truth, it is almost a lie! We soon discovered just how the rules are littered with potholes ready to swallow the naive declarant whole. A very simple mistake, in entering our income in the wrong format, led to a very frightening tax investigation. At the conclusion of which we were just advised that our tax forms should be done by someone who knew what they were doing. Elitax were our saviours. Their advice and forms are simple to follow. The firm is efficient and are always available if assistance is needed. They ensure that you are fully aware of your responsibilities in relation to your declarations and they work well to ensure that submissions are made seamlessly. Their online client space is easy to follow. We cannot recommend Elitax enough.