Newsflash: France Tax Alert

Posted on 4th January, 2017

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The filing deadlines for  2017 income tax returns (income from 2016) in France are approaching fast: May 17th 2017 (paper filing) or, for online filings, May 23rd/30th or 6th June 2017. See table for more details. 

Filing deadlines for tax year 2016 tax returns in France


Tax return filing

Online filing

Paper filing

(only available for taxpayers filing their first income tax return in France in 2017 or taxpayers who reported in 2016 a 2015 taxable income lower than € 28 000)



Department number 1 to 19


Tuesday, May 23rd 2017






Wednesday, May 17th 2017

Department number 20 to 49 (including Corsican departments)


Tuesday, May 30th 2017

Department number 50 to 974/976


Tuesday, June 6th 2017



Tuesday, May 23rd 2017


How can we help?

CELIA Alliance members Galahad are ideally placed to assist with individual tax filings in France. For more information regarding the filing of tax returns please contact Galahad ( through Stephanie Le Men-Tenailleau ( on +33 1 40 06 28 29 or Nicolas Pregliasco ( on +33 6 37 77 03 42




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