French VAT Registration

Filing a French VAT Return


When do you need to file a French VAT return?

After applying for a French VAT number, you are obliged to file a periodic declaration for French sales tax. You do this monthly.

In the following cases, it is possible to submit a quarterly or annual VAT return:

  • Companies with a turnover in goods deliveries between €82,800 and €789,000 or in services between €33,200 and €238,000 and with a total VAT expense in the previous year of less than €15,000
  • Companies with a turnover of more than €789,000 for goods and €238,000 for services, but whose VAT for the previous year did not exceed €4,000
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What do you need to file your French VAT return?

If you have to file a French VAT return, you need a French VAT number. Don’t have one yet? Then we are happy to help you with the application for your French VAT number.

How much does it cost to have my French VAT return filed?

Running your international e-commerce business deserves your attention. To file your French VAT return yourself, you need quite a bit of knowledge of the French tax system, the language and the necessary documentation. As a result, most entrepreneurs find their tax administration extremely time-consuming and complicated. Our Staxxers are ready to take care of your VAT return for you. It’s that easy right? They simply let you know when and how you can pay your local VAT. The rest is arranged by us.Do you sell via 1 platform (for example Amazon, Zalando, Shopify, Ebay or your own webshop)?

  • Staxxer can file your French VAT returns automatically for €99,- per month. Get in touch to receive a personalized quote.
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Need help filing French VAT returns?

You can schedule an appointment directly below for no-obligation personal advice from one of our VAT experts.