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In the event of a rental vacancy suffered by a house or an apartment, an owner can ask Bercy for a reduction in property tax. A tax system that could prove to be welcome in the coming months for lessors, while the rental of housing risks, again, to be complicated with confinement.
Failure to find a tenant due to confinement ... This is what home and apartment owners experienced this spring. A nightmare for many donors which could unfortunately be repeated this fall with the implementation since Friday, October 30 of a new lockdown. Because, despite the health situation, fixed charges continue to rain. And in particular, local taxes. As on October 15, when Bercy notably demanded the payment of the property tax on built properties (TFPB) to owners. A tax for which it is however possible to request a reduction in the event of an extended rental vacancy.
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This discount from the tax administration applies on the condition that the property offered for rent is neither furnished nor under construction. And the mechanism is granted if three parameters are respected by the lessor: the vacancy or the non-use of the good must be independent of the will of the owner, this must be for a period of three months without interruption and must affect the part of the property likely to be offered for rental. The time factor is therefore essential to benefit from the Bercy rebate. Finally, let us specify that the reduction is calculated in whole twelfths (months) “from the first day of the month following that of the beginning of the vacancy or non-use, until the last day of the month during which the vacancy or the non-exploitation has ended ”, specifies the General Tax Code (CGI. art 1389).
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With this new confinement, if you anticipate a rental vacancy which could - despite your efforts to rent your property - extend over the year 2021, here is how it will ultimately be done: if the property is vacant, for example, between November 10, 2020 and February 15, 2021, the lessor may request the December reduction on the amount of its 2020 property tax and the two-month (January and February) tax relief for next year. As a reminder, if you experienced such a situation this spring, you can still claim a refund of part of your property tax, even if you have already paid it in full in October. Likewise, Bercy reimburses monthly taxpayers (or suspends monthly payments) who obtain relief.
Concretely, to obtain reimbursement, you have to make a contentious complaint. This can be done either via his personal secure online space at impots.gouv.fr or by a simple letter to his tax office. In this letter, do not forget to indicate your name, the tax you are contesting (the property tax), to explain your situation and to attach your tax notice and all the documents that can justify your inability - despite your will - to rent your accommodation. This can be done until December 31 of the year following the year in which the vacancy was noted. For example, you can write to the administration until December 31, 2021 for the property tax for this year 2020.
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