• Motor vehicle tax on company cars
Motor vehicle tax (annual tax on company cars) is in France is levied on all companies. The tax is levied according to each private car owned or used by companies, excluding cars allocated to certain uses which correspond to the company’s business activity (sale, short-term hire, public transport).
Tax due date
The tax has to be liquidated at each trimesters end.
For cars bought before 1 of January 2006, the tax is based on their fiscal power (hp)
Tax (in EUR)
Cars with an engine rating of 4 hp and less
Cars with an engine rating between 5 hp and 7 hp
Cars with an engine rating between 8 hp and 11 hp
Cars with an engine rating between 12 hp and 16 hp
Cars with an engine rating of 17 hp and more
For cars bought after 1 of January 2006, the tax is base on the level of emissions CO2
Level emissions (in gram me per kilometer) of CO2
Tax (in EUR) per gram me
Less than 100
Between 100 and 120
Between 120 and 140
Between 140 and 160
Between 160 and 200
Between 200 and 250
More than 250
• Road tax
The tax is levied on motorway operators. The tax is based on the number of km traveled by user. The tax due is the same as by VAT. The tax rate is 6.86 EUR per 1 000 km.
Bc. Petr Gola