Online auto-entrepreneurs turnover declarations compulsory from October 2014

By Valérie Aston on 13 August 2014 · Viewed 4528 times · Questions

Auto-entrepreneurs can currently make their turnover declarations using or by post with forms sent by RSI/URSSAF.

From 1st October 2014, auto-entrepreneurs with a turnover reaching 50% of the maximum threshold, will have to make their declarations online. This process, called dématérialisation de la declaration et du paiement des costisations sociales, aims to cut down on paperwork.

This compulsory process will apply to both social charges declaration and payment. It also means that only automatic bank transfers will be accepted (no more cheque payments).

Maximum turnover triggering a compulsory online declaration:

  • Greater than 41,500 euros for activités commerciales.
  • Greater than 16,450 euros for services.

Penalty fees will be applied to auto-entrepreneurs failing to comply with the online declaration and payment:

  • 0.2% of the turnover indicated on the paper declaration.
  • 0.2% of the amount paid by cheque instead of automatic bank transfer.

Read the decree.

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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.