It is a tax that concerns some 32 million taxpayers. The property tax, which the Head of State has not promised to abolish, unlike the housing tax, is therefore a levy well known to French men and women. In 2021, explains Le Figaro Immobilier on its site, it will have brought in more than 27 billion euros, “a figure up 2.9% compared to 2020”, specifies the press title. All of the sums collected, moreover specified the General Directorate of Public Finance, were donated to local authorities.
On average, this therefore means that French women and men paid between 760 and 932 euros per year, between apartments and houses respectively. What to find the salty addition, in short! This is quite easily explained, as Planet recently did, by the number of ancillary taxes that interfere with the amount of the latter. However, this is not the only reason that can explain the future rise in this tax, details Capital.
In fact, our colleagues point out, it is the revision of rental values that will cause the bill to soar the most. They are the basis for calculating the tax and they have already been increased by 3.4% at the start of the year. From 2026, they should increase by 2 to 3% for ten years… and sometimes more.
In addition, this operation, in a context of loss of revenue for the State. The abolition of the housing tax, in fact, is not financially neutral. It costs around 19 billion euros per year. The increase in the tax rate, independently of the revision of rental values, is also on the table.