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Local taxes: ranking of French cities in 2017

Housing tax, property tax … The newspaper “Le Figaro” reveals the cities where local taxation is highest and those where it is lowest in 2017.

This is not yet the “tax break”, but it is getting closer. This is at least what emerges from the latest study of the Forum for the management of cities, revealed by Le Figaro. Housing and land tax rates have, on average, been increased by only 0.1% this year, after 1% in 2016 and 1.8% in 2015. Businesses are less at the party. The property tax rate for businesses increased by 0.5% in 2017, after 1.1% in 2016.

Departments were less demanding than last year. They raised their property tax rate by an average of 0.6% … after a jump of more than 5% in 2016. Local politicians have less leveraged this year, Begin their second term of office. A period during which they are fiscally more cautious.

Le Figaro unveils the 2017 ranking of cities where local taxes are highest … and those where they are the weakest:

 

  • Housing tax

Highlights of cities with highest housing tax:

City% of tax
Lilles45,65%
Marseille40,25%
Nîmes40,1%
Strasbourg36,65%
Rennes35,63%

 

Highlights of cities with lowest housing tax

Ville% de taxe
Caen25,55%
Saint-Denis de la Réunion25,34%
Saint-Denis21,48%
Boulogne Billancourt17,87%
Paris13,38%

 

 

  • Land Tax

 

Highlight of the cities with the highest land taxation

City% of tax
Grenoble38,02%
Angers35,16%
Nantes33,92%
Montpellier31,35%
Orléans31,09%

 

Highlight of cities with the lowest land taxation

City% of tax
Aix en Provence20,23%
Limoges19,34%
Metz19,3%
Paris8,37%
Boulogne Billancourt8,01%

Cabinet Roche & Cie, Charterred accountant in Lyon, France.
Specialist in Real estate and non-résidents taxation.