Auto-entrepreneur turnover threshold to increase in 2012

By Valérie Aston on 20 October 2011 · Viewed 3454 times · Questions

Auto-entrepreneurs' maximum turnover threashold will slightly increase in 2012. The new levels have just been published but still have to be voted by deputies and senators in the 2012 Loi de finance.

Auto-entrepreneur 2012 turnover threshold

  • 83 200€ for trade, against 81 500€ in 2011
  • 33 300€ for services, against 32 600€ in 2011

As per the existing auto-entrepreneur system, you will have a small leeway before your business switches to a different system called réel simplifié and becomes TVA registered. The maximum turnover before the regime switch are:

  • 91 500€ for trade, against 89 600€ in 2011
  • Services goes to 35 300€, against 34 600€ in 2011

Auto-entrepreneurs' turnover threshold blocked in 2012 and 2013

Further to the austerity plan announced by the French Prime Minister Francois Fillon on 7th November 2011, auto-entrepreneurs' turnover threshold will be capted in 2012 and 2013. There will be not further increase in the maximum turnover allowed for this regime for 2 years.


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About the author: Valérie Aston

I've been helping people who want to start or already have a small business set up in France since 2009. After graduating from a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, I worked as a senior marketing consultant in the UK and France for various International companies. I worked as a conseillère en création d'entreprises (senior business advisor) for BGE here in France and run this independent business on a daily basis.