In the framework of the implementation of the levy at source, the government had decreed a "year in white", with no tax on current income.
It is 5.4 billion euros of revenue in total. Some 3 million taxpayers will have to pay a tax in respect of their non-recurring income received in 2018 while the majority of taxpayers have not paid taxes on their income last year, the "year in white", according to the government.
"the 2.8 million taxpayers will pay a tax for 2018", said Thursday the minister of the Action and of the public accounts Gérald Darmanin. According to Bercy, "they will probably be 3 million when all the taxes will be issued".
In the framework of the implementation of the levy at source, the government has decided not to tax the current income from 2018, as this would have resulted in double taxation for households. This measure, referred to as the"year in white", not, however, applied to the non-recurring income, which remained subject to the tax.Your support is essential. Subscribe for $ 1 support Us
In total, the taxes due in respect of non-recurring income (bonuses, allowances, retirement and other receipts non-recurring) represent more than 5.4 billion euros of revenue for the State, says Bercy.
18 million taxpayers have not paid the tax
the balance sheet of the campaign in 2019, the tax on the income, Gérald Darmanin stated that in fine it is $ 18.1 million taxpayers "who have not paid tax at all in the course of the year white".
in addition, the recovery rate has already reached 98.5 percent, he pointed out, adding that he hoped to be able "to reach 99% or more", which would be "quite remarkable", knowing that an extra point "represents $ 700 million of revenue" for the State.
Gérald Darmanin has also confirmed the establishment of a number of "improvements" of this reform, the flagship of the executive : the possibility for households to adjust their tax rates for 2020 as early as mid-November, and to deny or reduce the advance on the tax credit directly on the website of the income tax.
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He also recalled that the decrease of 5 billion euros of income tax announced in the spring by Emmanuel Macron, would be applied beginning in January 2020, without particular approach of the taxpayers.