Errors to look out for if taxe foncière or habitation bills have gone up

You may wish to contest an unexplained hike in the bill

Readers have been writing in about increases in taxe foncière bills – here we look at things to look out for on your taxe foncière or taxe d’habitation bill where an error may have been made.

Many taxe foncière bills were payable by today unless paying by internet, however it is still not too late to query the bill for a refund of part of the tax; meanwhile many households will be receiving their taxe d’habitation bills.

In many parts of France, tax rises may simply be due to rises in the percentage rates applied by the local councils – especially the departmental ones in the case of taxe foncière. You can check this on the bill under the line that says ‘taux 2015’ and ‘ ...

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