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How does a caregiver have to report income?

Verified 08 avril 2021 - Legal and Administrative Information Directorate (Prime Minister)

What applies to you ?

Depending on your personal situation, the steps to take may vary.

Are you an employed or compensated family caregiver?
How do you report your income?

If you are an employed caregiver of a person with a disability, you must report the amounts collected for this service. If you are simply compensated, the amounts are not taxable.

You are an employed family caregiver

You must report your family caregiver income in the category Salaries.

You must report your income to the tax department if you live in France or if your tax residence is in France.

Declaration is mandatory, whatever your income.

You must complete the form even if you have received only limited resources. You can:

  • Obtain a non-taxation notice, which is necessary to qualify for certain aid (e.g. housing aid).
  • Apply for a refund of tax credits you can claim.

You must not only one declaration revenue by tax centre. The income and expenses of all members of your tax household are therefore taken into account to establish a single tax on your name.

Online

Internet reporting is mandatory if your main residence is equipped with internet access and you are able to make your declaration online.

2021 Online 2020 Income Statement

Ministry of Finance

Before validating your pre-completed return online, you must verify the information provided and, if necessary, correct and complete it. Keep supporting documents for 3 years if requested by the administration.

Paper

For the year 2021, the tax return must be filed before Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 11:59 p.m., including for French residents on the foreigner.

You can report your income on paper if you meet any of the following conditions:

  • Your main residence is not equipped with internet access
  • It is equipped with internet access, but you are not able to make your declaration online.

Use the pre-filled paper return No 2042 that you received.

Before signing your return, check the information provided and, if necessary, make sure that you correct and complete it.

You do not have to attach supporting documents to your paper return, unless they are documents prepared by you (such as a detailed list of your actual expenses). Keep supporting documents for 3 years if requested by the administration.

The 2021 2020 income tax return commenced on April 8, 2021.

Internet declaration

Deadline to file your tax return online

Department

Reporting deadline

1 to 19

Wednesday 26 May 2021 at 23:59

20 to 54 (including 2A and 2B)

Tuesday 1to June 2021 at 11:59 PM

55 to 974/976

Tuesday 8 June 2021 at 11.59pm

Non-residents

Wednesday 26 May 2021 at 23:59

2021 Online 2020 Income Statement

Ministry of Finance

Paper Declaration

For the year 2021, the tax return must be filed before Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 11:59 p.m., including for French residents on the foreigner.

  FYI : you can correct some of your reporting after it has been forwarded to the tax authority.

You are a compensated family caregiver

You don't have to report your family caregiver compensation. They are not taxable.

  Please note : the person you are accompanying may use their disability compensation (PCH) to compensate you.