Income tax, housing tax, real estate tax: here is the tax calendar for 2022

It is the last day in Meurthe-et-Moselle to declare your income online.
Here are the tax deadlines to remember for the year 2022. (©Illustration/Adobe Stock)

Let’s go. Since Thursday 7 April 2022, 09:00 it is possible to 2021 income† During a press conference, Jerome FournelDirector General of Public Finance, officially launched the reporting campaign, an opportunity to take stock of the various tax deadlines and dates to remember.

Income tax return, real estate withholding tax, housing tax… Here are all the dates of the taxes not to be missed in 2022.

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From April 6 to April 25, 2022: sending paper declarations

This is the period for sending the paper declarations to be completed this year, the sending date depends on the delivery conditions.

Taxpayers who have opted for the 100% online return will receive an email informing them about: the opening of the service, accessible at

It should be recalled that since the introduction of the withholding tax, 11.1 million users have benefited from the automatic declaration, which allows them to easily check the pre-filled information in their declaration.

If there is nothing to change, there is only to validate it. Otherwise it must be changed. With this annual return you can update your withholding tax and calculate the final tax amount.

From April 7 to May 24, May 31 or June 8, 2022: income tax return

Officially open since Thursday, the income tax return runs until June 8 at the latest. With deadlines for filing a return that vary by department:

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  • Until May 24, 2022, 11:59 PM, for departments 1 to 19 and French residents living abroad.
  • Until May 31, 2022, 11:59 PM, for departments 20 to 54.
  • Until June 8, 2022, 23:59, for departments 55 to 976.

For users who cannot declare online, the deadline is set for May 19, 2022 at 11:59 PM, also for French residents abroad, as evidenced by the postmark.

Until June 30: deadline for subscription to the monthly direct debit for 2022

The monthly levy makes it possible to spread the payment of real estate tax, housing tax for those who still have to pay it, TV license and other taxes in ten levies, from January to October.

To opt for the monthly direct debit, with effect from 2022, you must register on the tax website until June 30, 2022 at the latest. The first direct debit will take place from the 15th of the following month.

Since income tax is withheld at source, it is not affected by this deadline.

July 25 – August 5, 2022: receipt of the tax assessment online

For taxpayers who chose the online tax bill, it is available on the specific section of the site, between July 25 and August 5, only if they receive a refund or if they no longer have any amount to pay. It will be between July 29 and August 5 for those who have any amount to pay.

Between July 29 and August 31: receipt of the paper tax bill

For taxpayers who have opted for a printed assessment notice, this will arrive in letterboxes July 29 and August 31 if they receive a refund, between August 2 and August 31 for those who have nothing more to pay and between August 5 and August 26 for the others.

Summer 2022: refund of tax credits or overpaid tax

The tax authorities may owe you money. This is the case if you are entitled to a refund of tax credits or deductions for costs incurred in 2021 (on top of the 60% advance already paid at the beginning of the year), or if your already realized collection source has been greater than the final amount of your tax.

In these cases, the taxpayers concerned will receive a tax refund during the summer, the exact date not yet being specified.

August 2022: opening of the online correction service

If you notice an error after receiving your tax return, it is always possible to adjust your tax return via the online correction service. It will traditionally be accessible on the tax site from mid-August and open until mid-December 2022. The exact dates have yet to be specified.

After this period has expired, an error in your tax return can only be made by submitting a complaint to the tax authorities.

September 15-20, 2022: deadline for paying the wealth tax

In the case of a non-dematerialized means of payment, taxpayers involved in the property tax have until September 15, 2022 to pay. Please note that the payment deadline can be set to a different deadline, November 15th. “You will then receive your cancellation during the previous month”, the tax authorities warn.

In the case of dematerialized payment, there is until September 20 23:59 pm to pay online. The direct debit will take place from September 26, 2022.

If the payment term is November 15, 2022, the payment term is November 20, 11:59 PM, with a direct debit from November 25, 2022.

September 15-20, 2022: Income Tax Payment Deadline

If you still have to pay income tax after the deduction at source, you have until 15 September at the latest when paying by non-dematerialized means.

For payments via the internet, smartphone or tablet, the deadline is September 20, 23:59, if the amount of this tax is not automatically deducted.

The bank account will be debited from September 26, 2022. If the amount exceeds EUR 300, the amount due will be debited in four installments, from September 26 to December 27, 2022.

September 30, 2022: deadline for registration of the direct debit on the due date for the property tax

To pay your property tax in one go, you must register for the direct debit on the due date. This year the deadline is September 30, 2022. The direct debit from the bank account will take place on October 27.

Unless otherwise stated, this contract will automatically renew for the 2023 property tax.

October 17-22, 2022: deadline for paying property tax

Depending on your situation, two dates to remember for the payment of property taxes:

  • October 17, 2022: private individuals who do not use dematerialized means of payment (online payment via the internet, smartphone or tablet, direct debit on the due date or monthly) have until October 17th to pay their property tax.
  • October 22, 2022: those who, on the other hand, have opted for dematerialized payment, have until October 22, 11:59 PM to pay their property tax. The debit will be debited from the bank account from October 27.

October 25, 2022: second income tax levy

Taxpayers with an income tax balance that has more than 300 euros to pay must pay this in four installments until December 27. After a first direct debit on September 26, the second deadline is October 25, 2022.

October 31, 2022: deadline for registration for the direct debit on the final due date for the housing tax and the contribution to the public broadcaster

To automatically pay your contribution to the public broadcaster and your housing tax if you still suffer from this tax, you must subscribe to the levy on the due date. This year the deadline to join is October 31, 2022 (main residences) and November 30, 2022 (second residences).

November 15, 2022: payment of the housing tax and the contribution to the public broadcaster

The TV rate and the sojourn tax (for main residences) must be paid no later than 15 November in the case of a non-dematerialized payment method. Otherwise, you have until November 20 to do so.

If you have registered for direct debit on the maturity date, the direct debit from the bank account will take place on 25 November.

For second homes or home taxes (moving, late, etc.) taxed too late, the limit is set on December 15 (non-dematerialized means of payment), otherwise on December 20. The automatic debit from the bank account takes place on December 27.

November 25, 2022: third income tax levy

Third and penultimate collection for taxes still to be paid, greater than 300 euros. This will take place on November 25.

December 15-20, 2022: deadline to pay the tax on vacant homes

Persons who do not use dematerialized means of payment have until December 15 to pay their taxes on vacant homes.

The others have until December 20, 11:59 PM to pay this tax online. The debit will take place from December 27 on the bank account.

December 27, 2022: fourth income tax levy

Last deduction of income tax, if the tax still to be paid exceeds 300 euros. The pick-up date is set for December 27, 2022.

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