The government spokesman Christophe Castaner has not committed on a specific date. This project would force them to review the local tax system from the bottom up.
The removal of the housing tax for all households that are subject to it is well to study, according to the government spokesman Christophe Castaner, who was speaking this morning (Thursday) on BFMTV/RMC. "Therefore it is said that it is a tax idiot, in the long term, it is not necessary to exclude from the remove," said the latter, confirming the information delivered earlier in the morning by Le Parisien.
Delete yes, but "this is not a priority"
Emmanuel Macron himself had referred to this track this summer at the first national Conference of the territories. The executive criticises a tax which is more high in the common poor in the communes richer, and which weighs more heavily on the budget of the taxpayers modest, less numerous in the past.
not to exclude the remove, then it still needs to raise more than 10 billion euros in 2020, when 80% of households will no longer have to pay for it, does not, however, have programmed his disappearance. "This is not a high-priority matter", also recognized Christophe Castaner.Your support is essential. Subscribe for $ 1 support Us
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According to a source cited by Le Parisien, the total suppression could, however, intervene a little before the end of the quinquennium. The implementation of such a project, even due quite distant, would have a double benefit for the executive. First of all cut the grass under the foot of some senators, who want to challenge before the constitutional Council the rupture of equality that is a relief to some taxpayers and not for others. Then, engage in a major project of overhaul of local taxation.
Towards a reform of local taxation
"we need to ask what should be a local tax modern," says The Express, a spokesman for the finance ministry. The program, a revision of the rental values of land, which has not been made for nearly 50 years.
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Since 1970, these values that serve as the basis for the calculation of the housing tax have been increased according to the rate of inflation, but not based on the actual evolution of the real estate market. What makes, for example, that taxpayers parisians pay a housing tax, rather mild compared to some of the outer suburbs. If the tax ends up being removed, there is little chance that the local tax is falling so far.