France income tax law for 2014 France Income Tax Rates for 2014

France Income Tax Brackets

Tax Bracket (yearly earnings) Tax Rate (%)
€0 - €5,875 0.00%
€5,875 - €11,720 5.50%
€11,720 - €26,030 14.00%
€26,030 - €69,783 30.00%
€69,783 and up 40.00%

France has a bracketed income tax system with five income tax brackets, ranging from a low of 0.00% for those earning under €5,875 to a high of 40.00% for those earning more then €69,783 a year.

How does the France Income Tax compare to the rest of the world?

Out of the thirty four countries tracked, twelve have a higher maximum income tax rate then France. Countries with similar tax brackets include Slovenia with a maximum tax bracket of 41.00%, Ireland with a maximum tax bracket of 41.00% and Italy with a maximum tax bracket of 43.00%. Keep in mind that our ranking measures only nationwide income taxes, and does not account for local income taxes at state, province, or municipal levels.

France Income Taxes
Maximum Income Tax Income Tax Allowance World Tax Rank
40.00% €0 ($0 USD) 13th of 34

What is the France Income Tax?

France's personal income tax is a bracketed income tax that must be paid yearly by all citizens to the government of France. Failure to pay, or underpayment of, the France income tax can result in high fees, fines, or jail time.

In addition to France's income tax, other taxes may apply to wages or profits earned, including social services, medical care, and capital gains taxes.

France Income Tax Allowance

France provides most taxpayers with an income tax allowance of €0, which can be kept as a tax-free personal allowance. France's tax credit is a

A tax credit is a fixed amount of money that may be kept by taxpayers without paying any income taxes. Generally, a tax credit is subtracted from your gross income before your taxable income is calculated.


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