France Income Tax Calculator

Find out how much your salary is after tax so you can have a better idea of what to expect when planning your budget
Updated for 2021 Tax Year
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Enter your salary into the calculator above to find out how taxes in France affect your income. You'll then get your estimated take home pay, a detailed breakdown of your potential tax liability, and a quick summary down here so you can have a better idea of what to expect when planning your budget.

If you make 0 a year living in France, we estimate that you'll be taxed 0. In almost all cases, your employer will automatically withhold this amount from your paychecks and thus your take home pay should be around 0 per year or 0 per month. Lastly, your average tax rate ends up being around 0 %. Note that this estimate is based only on the most common standard deductions and credits, if any. If you are eligible for additional deductions and credits, your taxes may be lower.

What is the income tax rate in France?

The personal income tax rate in France is progressive and ranges from 0% to 45% depending on your income. For more details, check out our detail section.

Details about income tax in France

The personal income tax system in France is a progressive tax system. This means that your income is split into multiple brackets where lower brackets are taxed at lower rates and higher brackets are taxed at higher rates. Tax rates range from 0% to 45%.

For 2021 tax year

Taxable Income (EUR)Tax Rate
First 10,0840%
From 10,084 to 25,71011%
From 25,710 to 73,51630%
From 73,516 to 158,22241%
From 158,222 onwards45%

High income individuals earning over €250,000 per year are liable for an additional surtax called "contribution exceptionnelle sur les hauts revenus". The rate for this additional income tax is 3% for income from €250,000 to €500,000 and 4% for income above €500,000 when filling as a single person.

Many deductions and credits exist to help lower the tax burden. These are called "réduction d’impôt" and "crédit d’impôt", respectively. Additionally, many tax credits are of the refundable variety, meaning that if your tax credits are larger than your income tax, a refund of the difference will be provided to you. Note that our calculator only includes the standard deduction relating to salaries earnings as this is the one that is most widely available.

Social Security in France

The social security system in France is comprehensive with benefits including sickness insurance, maternity leave, disability insurance, death insurance, work-related accident benefits, old age state pension, unemployment benefits, compulsory complementary retirement plans, complementary death/disability coverage, and complementary health coverage among others.

For employees, social security contributions in France consist of the generalized social contribution, which is called "contribution sociale généralisée" (CSG), and the contribution to the repayment of social debt, which is called "contribution au remboursement de la dette sociale" (CRDS). Contribution rates for salary incomes are 9.2% for CSG and 0.5% for CRDS with maximum caps on the applicable income.

Contributions to CSG are partially tax deductible up to certain limits.

Resident status and income tax in France

Residents are generally subject to personal income tax on worldwide income unless excluded by a tax treaty. Non-residents are subject to tax only on their income arising in France.

Individuals are considered residents of France for tax purposes if they meet at least one of several definitions. Some of these definitions include having their main abode in France, having France be their principal place of sojourn, having France be the center of their economic interests, and having professional activitives in France, among others. In other words, most individuals living and working in France will be considered residents for tax purposes.


Quick Facts about France

  • Main Language(s):French
  • Currency:Euro (€)
  • Capital:Paris
  • Total Population:67,413,000
  • Most Populous City:Paris
  • Time Zone(s):UTC+1
    (Summer: UTC+2)
  • International Phone Code:+33
  • Driving Side:Right
  • Climate:Mostly temperate with cool winters and warm summers

Tax Calculator Disclaimer

  • Tax situations vary widely and calculations can get very complex. This calculator only provides an estimate according to the most common scenarios for salary (standard employment income) that comes from an employer. If you are self-employed, your taxes might differ.
  • There may be additional deductions, credits, exemptions, allowances, reliefs, etc depending on many factors. Some factors are about your family such as the number of dependents, children, relatives, parents, etc. Other factors may include mortgage payments, property depreciation, charitible donations, additional voluntary retirement contributions, etc. Whether or not you are handicapped and/or disabled may also sometimes be an additional factor.
  • Depending on region and jurisdiction, salary bonuses may be treated and taxed differently from standard salary. Additionally, some cities may have city specific income tax.
  • This calculator only estimates income tax. It does not consider other taxes like property tax, self-employment tax, capital gains tax, dividend tax, etc.
  • Calculators from other sites may show slightly different numbers due to different deductions/credits being included or they are based on data from a different year.
  • Investomatica is not a tax advisor. While we try our best to stay up to date with changes in tax codes, we make no guarantee our calculator will always be accurate. Generally, we review changes once a year. If you notice a major miscalculation or error with our calculator (most likely caused by a typo somewhere), feel free to direct message us on twitter and let us know. However, if you have specific tax questions, please consult a licensed tax professional.

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