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Video: After the sanitary crisis, restaurateurs struggles to recruit (AFP)Since last year, a majority of households have been exempt from housing tax. But, subtlety of the reform, this complete exemption will be definitively acquired only in 2023. In the meantime, homes sometimes will have to pay a part of the local tax. Explanations.
A majority of households is exempt from the payment of the housing tax since the fall of 2020. But be careful not to rejoice too quickly if this is your case. In fact, the reform of the housing tax on the principal residence, started in the fall of 2018, will only end in 2023 with the disappearance of the tax. Until that date, depending on the variation of your income, you may be required to pay the housing tax again. A tax that, fortunately, will be minor - whatever your income level - 30% this year, and 65% in 2022, according to the government schedule.
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How will Bercy determine which households are to which the total exemption of housing tax in 2021 applies? For this, the Ministry of Finance uses an indicator: Reference tax income (RFR). This amount, calculated by the public authorities, takes into account all the income of a home, whether taxable or not. This figure - applied to your 2020 income - will be available on the first page of your tax notice that Bercy will send you during the summer.
already, we know the selected RFR thresholds that do not have to pay the housing tax this year . Clearly, taxpayers will benefit 100% depirrer if:
- their RFR does not exceed 27,761 euros for a family quota share;
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- Their RFR does not exceed 44.211 euros for 2 family quota units;
- Their RFR does not exceed 50,390 euros for 2.5 units of family quota (a couple with a child);
It is also noted that to avoid too brutal threshold effects, some outbreaks have a degressive exemption (closer to 100% than 30%) of the amount of their tax.DGFIP
For well-off households, it is 30% less in 2021
it is a turning point. This year, well-off households, so far excluded from the process, also rise in the train of the reform. They will benefit from a partial exemption of 30% of their amount of housing tax in the fall. This concerns households whose RFR is greater than 28,789 euros for a single, or 44.211 euros for a couple. An exemption that climbs at 65% in 2022, and will reach 100% of tax the following year.
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