A tax is a tax levy, in other words a tax. Mentioning this word causes concern for many of us. Unfortunately this one is legit.. Indeed, one of the taxes that the state imposes on us is about to increase. What is it and what will this increase represent in terms of cost? We have gathered all the information to explain all this to you in detail.
A local tax which concerns covered and closed garden sheds
We are not going to hide it from you, it is a bad news for the french. The development tax is about to undergo an increase. You know her maybe under another name : the garden shed fee. This year, it will increase again. Indeed, an increase has already been applied in previous years.
This tax applies to all constructions closed and covered with an area of more than 5 m2 and a ceiling height equal to or greater than 180 cm. Removable garden sheds are also affected. Even if your small construction is not intended to accommodate garden tools, it falls within the scope of this famous development tax. This also includes pool enclosures, bungalows, cellars and chalets. Add to this list mobile homes and caravans.
A fixed value revised every year
If you plan to install a shelter affected by the “garden shed” tax, you will have to pay more this year. In 2022, the amount of this tax was 820 euros per m2, outside Ile de France. Today he reached 886 euros per m2. In the Île de France region, we go from 929 euros in 2022 to 1004 euros This year. These data come from the official website Service-public.fr.
The development tax is paid only once, after the completion of the work. Several means of payment will be offered to you: online, bank transfer, direct debit, check, monthly payment or cash. A deadline for payment is imposed: the 15th of the second month following the date of issue.
How is the amount of the development tax calculated?
Would you like to know how much your development tax will be in 2023? It’s very easy, you just have to measure the surface of your construction and multiply this amount by the price per m2. Last calculation: it is necessary multiply the result obtained by a rate set by the local authority.
do not forget than the Ile de France receives a different amount. Namely that part of this tax goes to your municipality and another benefits your department. In Île de France, the region also benefits from this tax.
If you wish to confirm your calculation, go to the website of the Ministry of Territorial Cohesion and Relations with Local Authorities. There you will access a simulator. You will only have to enter the requested information.
Now you might like to know What is the development tax for? ? Well this local tax, perceived by the municipality, is useful for financing municipal and inter-municipal public facilities. These will benefit future constructions.