‘At source’ tax to go ahead including foreign income

‘At source’ taxation WILL go ahead from January 1 2019, as planned, the government says – and those with certain incomes from abroad are also now expected to be affected as well as those with incomes from sources in France.

It comes after doubts had been  raised over whether or not the planned move to a prélèvement à la source (PAS) tax system, which have already been delayed a year, would be delayed again – or even cancelled.

Newspaper Le Parisien had claimed seeing a Finance Ministry report which revealed that trials had shown the new systems to be full of technical bugs. The paper quoted a ‘high official’ saying that going ahead in January would be like “playing Russian roulette”.

President Macron demanded clarifications from the Public Accounts Minister Gérald Darmanin, who met with him and ...

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