Annual reports and key figures
Each year, Copie France publishes its transparency report
Private copying levy is mainly generated by the smartphone market. The levy represents 2.14% of the turnover of the sales in this sector in 2020 in France.
Here’s a concrete example: on an iPhone 13 with 256 Gb of memory selling for an average of €1029 tax included, the levy for private copying is €14, or 1.36% of the price (in 2022).
PROGRESSION OF THE AMOUNT COLLECTED (2011-2021)
What are reprocessed collections? These are sums received as a result of legal settlements from manufacturers or importers who are in arrears. In this graphic, these sums have been reintegrated into their original fiscal year.
REDISTRIBUTION: A PILLAR OF FINANCING CULTURAL LIFE IN FRANCE
In 2021, private copying levy paid by manufacturers and importers amounted to €285 million. Of this amount, nearly €214 million is being directly redistributed to authors, artists and producers, and nearly €71 million is allocated to supporting cultural life throughout the country. More than 12,000 projects are supported each year (production of shows, plays, dance, albums, films, series, documentaries, festivals, book fairs, exhibitions, performance halls, artist training, artistic and cultural education workshops...).
Since March 2020, private copying levy have helped more than 10,000 artists and creators in economic distress due to the Covid-19 health crisis, through relief funds set up by collective management organisations