Taxes: the French crowd into collections

Taxes: the French crowd into collections

Taxpayers have until Thursday, May 16 to file their paper tax returns. Despite the withholding tax, the income statement is compulsory. What to cause a certain excitement in the tax centers, Wednesday, May 15.

Taxes: the French crowd into collections

In front of this treasury of the Alpes-Maritimes, the crowd was exceptional, Wednesday May 15 in the morning: several dozen taxpayers lost, worried or come to reassure themselves. Thursday evening May 16, they will no longer be able to make a paper declaration. In a Parisian perception, the crowd was also sizeable. Because for the first time this year, income tax is withheld at source. Some, at the time of reporting, are a bit confused. Another novelty: the French must make their declaration online, unless they do not have internet access. Some have tried, to no avail.

A penalty of at least 10% in the event of delay

In Poitiers (Vienne), there were fewer people, but still a lot of questions. This permanence is held by accountants. The son of this taxpayer has just started working. The declaration turns into a puzzle. On the internet, it is still possible to declare your income until May 21, May 28 or June 4, depending on the department. In case of delay, a penalty of at least 10% is foreseen.