Home stretch to complete your tax return this year. For those who would be distressed by this information, the Order of Chartered Accountants is launching its free “Allô-tax” toll-free number on Wednesday. For the fifteenth consecutive year, the organization will mobilize 70 volunteer accountants who will take turns to guide taxpayers in their procedures and answer their questions individually just in time for the deadline. As a reminder, the 2023 income declaration campaign has been open since April 11 and will continue until May 23 for residents of departments 1 to 19 who declare online. In departments numbered 20 to 54, the deadline will be May 30 and, for the others, June 6. A calendar that matches that of the toll-free number – reachable free of charge at 0 8000 65432 – which will process requests from individuals on May 22 and 23, May 29 and 30 and June 5 and 6.

“If the pre-filled declaration and the withholding tax have simplified the procedures, the tax declaration is still synonymous with stress and questions for more than one in three French people,” explains Cécile de Saint Michel, president of the National Council of the order of chartered accountants. “This is why this year again, accountants are mobilizing on a voluntary basis to support the French in their efforts and give them all the keys to completing their declaration as calmly as possible.” Since its creation, this telephone service has recorded more than 1.2 million calls from taxpayers.

For those who do not want to wait to make their declaration, the Order of Chartered Accountants has also put a dedicated site online allo-impot.fr. On this site, all of the content of which is also free, the organization provides a downloadable practical guide which brings together in around thirty pages the essential information to have in mind to make you an informed taxpayer. In the summary, we find “the most frequently asked questions”: attaching an adult child to my tax household: good or bad idea? How do I declare my property income? Can I declare an elderly parent as a dependent to reduce my tax?… Another section to read before completing your declaration the “pitfalls to avoid

Finally, the Order of Chartered Accountants is mobilizing in the region to organize physical offices – always free – to help taxpayers “in person”. For those who would like to deal directly with the administration, “since 2019, the General Directorate of Public Finances (DGFiP) has gone from 3,366 to nearly 4,648 points of contact, including its own receptions in the public finance centers, the France services and the “Public Finance” hotlines carried out, for example, in town halls,” says the DGFiP.