2020 Income Tax in France: Scale & Deadlines

2020 Income Tax in France: Scale & Deadlines

20 Jan 2020

The french government has announced a reduction in income tax for the year 2020. The principal change concerns taxpayers whose is income between €9,964 and €27,519, with a reduction in the rate from 14% to 11%. We equally note the change in the threshold to which this rate applies, from to €25,405 to€27,519..

Slices and tax rates

The 2020 Income Tax scale sets the tax threshold and the applicable tax brackets for the 2019 income in France.

The 2020 Schedule of Income Tax in France is as follows:

  • Up to 9.964 €: 0%;
  • From 9,965 € to 27,519 € : 14.00%;
  • From 27,520 € to 73,779 € : 30.00%;
  • From 73,780 € to 156,244 € : 41.00%;
  • Over 156,244 € : 45%.

Non-Residents tax services

Withdrawal at source (pay as you earn system)

Initially planned for 2018, the entry into force of the withholding tax on income tax was finally postponed to January 1, 2019. The way in which the tax payment will operate will therefore not change.


The DGFiP has put online a simulator for calculating the 2020 tax. You will find it here: https://www.impots.gouv.fr/portail/simulateurs

Do not hesitate to contact us to assist you in this process. A team of professionals is at your disposal to make it easier.

Deadlines :

You reside :The deadline is
In zone 1 (départements 01 to 19 and non-residents)04 June 2020 at midnight
In zone 2 (départements 20 to 54) 08 June 2020 at midnight
In zone 3 (départements 55 to 974/976)11 June 2020 at midnight

Please note, as of 2020, the departments numbered 50 to 54 are integrated into zone 2.

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Chartered Accountant

Sandy Dalmas has more than 10 years of experience at Roche & Cie.
Specialist in the Taxation of non-residents, furnished rentals and para-hospitality.



Deborah Zerbib 

Déborah Zerbib has several years of experience in the field of personal and international taxation after a Master II specialized in Tax Law.



Cabinet Roche & Cie, English speaking accountant in Lyon, France.
Specialist in Real-Estate and Non-resident taxation.