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Total tax contribution


Taxes borne


Taxes collected


  • Third-party revenues


  • Related-party revenues


  • Total revenues


  • Profit before tax


  • Corporate income tax paid


  • Corporate income tax accrued


  • Stated capital


  • Accumulated earnings


  • Tangible assets


  • Other payments to governments

Shell's footprint

Shell has been present in France since 1919. Our main business operations are retail, lubricants, aviation, bitumen, trading and supply, and chemicals, some of which are operated through joint ventures. Shell has around 85 retail sites in France, a lubricants blending plant and a research centre for bitumen. We are also active in renewable energy.

Country financial analysis

The statutory corporate income tax rate in France is 25.83% (including social contribution payments). Revenues increased significantly in 2022 as sales volumes recovered to pre-pandemic levels. An increase in profits in 2022 resulted in higher corporate income tax accrued and paid in 2022. Tax losses can be carried forward indefinitely to offset part of the current year's profit.

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Corporate income tax
This is a direct tax imposed on companies’ profits. It is sometimes levied at a national level but can also be levied on a state or local basis.
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Corporate income tax accrued
This is the amount of corporate income tax for 2022 recorded as current-year tax in Shell’s Consolidated Statement of Income. This also includes withholding tax accrued. It does not include prior-year adjustments, deferred tax or provisions for uncertain tax liabilities.
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