You rent your apartment or house through Airbnb or any other site of the relationship between individuals. Can you have trouble with your town hall ? What are your obligations in respect of the tax on the income ? All the answers to your questions.
Legally, there is nothing forbidden to rent out your primary residence for several weeks in the year. By renting it through Airbnb or any other site of the relationship between individuals, you do not change the use of your property that remains to be the main title your place of dwelling and as an accessory a furnished rental. In this case, you have no authorization to apply for, or the prefecture or the mairie or the tax office. Legally, there is no change of the allocation of your accommodation where the rental is less than four months in the year and that you continue to occupy the property during the other months.
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Otherwise, a heavy formalism
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However, it is true that the mairie de Pais made the hunting of some renter on Airbnb or on the sites of the same nature. Are referred to the individuals who rent apartments year-round to tourists. In such a situation, it is necessary to follow a heavy formalism. Before a lease in furnished flat of tourism, you must first make a declaration at the town hall. Secondly, and most importantly, you must ask for permission to use your property in furnished flat of tourism. This approach is mandatory in Paris, and in cities of over 200,000 inhabitants. But in the capital, the Administration believes that by making the rental of tourism, you delete a principal residence for a tenant or an owner. It then asks you to compensate by the creation of a new housing , in the same borough, transforming a commercial space or offices. Suffice to say that any assignment in furnished flat of tourism becomes impossible.Your support is essential. Subscribe for $ 1 support Us
As to your tax obligations, they are simple. Your rents are reportable under the micro-BIC (industrial and commercial profits) as long as they do not exceed 32 900 euros in the year. You specify the gross amount of your income on your income tax return and the Treasury will not impose that half of the amounts reported.