Good news for taxpayers who have spotted an error on their tax notice.
Since August 4 and until mid-December, it is possible to modify most of the elements of your declaration, from the online correction service.
One condition, however: the declaration must have been made online, or via an automatic declaration.
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To directly access the income tax return form and make the changes, the procedure to be followed is specified by Bercy: you must go to the site www.impots.gouv.fr and connect to your Personal area.
Once on the page, click on the black button "
access the correction online
", then, in the page that appears, click on "
After making and validating the changes, a confirmation email is sent containing a corrective tax notice, with the tax amount and the withholding tax rate recalculated.
No corrective declaration for paper
Once logged in, you will be able to modify several elements of your declaration.
This includes in particular your dependents, the contribution to public broadcasting, your income, your charges, your tax reductions and credits and finally the real estate wealth tax (IFI).
It is also possible to add or delete additional declarations, as well as to modify the RIB in the event of a change of bank account.
On the other hand, the elements relating to the civil status, the family situation and the address of residence or sending cannot be corrected in this way.
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For paper declarations, no rectification is possible since the filing deadline. On the other hand, upon receipt of the tax notice, it is always possible to make a claim, presentable until December 31, N + 2. This can be made either online from your Personal area or by mail to its public finance center.