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Tax audits and fight against tax frauds

Published on February 12, 2016

The French General Directorate for public Finances published documents on tax frauds and tax audits. These documents were translated by the taxation office of the French Embassy in DC. You can find the original documents in French here.

General information
Who carries out on-site audits?
Aims and means of the research procedure
Why does one decide to audit an entity?
What is an accounting audit?
What is a tax audit on an individual?
Guarantees of the audited individual
Cooperation between services
How is tax fraud sanctioned?
The DGFiP’s commitments
The DGFiP’s plan of actions
Example of tax frauds