The figure of the day: 225 million euros. This is the amount of income tax paid each year by all football players who play in the Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 championships in France. A figure calculated by Richard Duhautois, a researcher specializing in the economy of the round ball. It represents about 0.3% of the 80 billion euros paid annually by taxpayers for income tax. A presidential candidate, Marine Le Pen recently proposed exempting all young people under 30 from income tax. With the average age of football players at 25, many would be affected by this tax gift if the representative of the National Rally were to win the presidential election.
The rant of the day is pushed by the League of defense of the drivers on the subject of the penalty to the weight, which will come into force in 2022. The association considers that it is about a “new disguised tax which goes against the evolution of the automobile ”. Because, according to her, if our cars are heavier, it is also because they are more solid in the event of an accident and safer thanks to the numerous driving assistance systems, some of which have been made compulsory by the European Commission. “What is regrettable is that the French State is reducing this pressure from Europe to buyers of new cars, as the CO2 penalty is already doing, unfortunately,” said Alexandra Legendre, spokesperson for the association, which fears that this weight penalty will be tightened at the first opportunity.
Capital practical information concerns your investment income, such as interest on bank books or dividends from shares that you will receive in 2022. Gains on these savings products are, as a reminder, taxed at the rate of 30%, of which 12.8% compulsory non-discharging standard deduction. A taxation which it is possible to avoid by opting for taxation at the scale … but only when filing income tax in the spring. Low tax households (0% or 11%) must therefore make an advance to the tax authorities for long months. The parade ? Request a tax deposit exemption from your bank before November 30. Find the method to follow on Capital.fr.
And we end with the latest report from the Court of Auditors on local taxation. Les Sages de la rue Cambon, believes that the abolition of the housing tax on the main residence and the reduction in production taxes have reinforced the “loss of fiscal link with the territory” and an “increased exposure” to the economic situation. The abolition of the housing tax on the main residence, initiated by Emmanuel Macron since 2017, and the reduction in production taxes included in the government’s 100 billion euro recovery plan to restore the economy after the health crisis , has “deeply modified” the tax basket of communities, observes the Court of Auditors in a report.
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