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No social charges in France for non-residents

The highest administrative authority in France has confirmed the European Court of Justice ruling that social charges in France should not apply to income perceived by non-residents. This may give right to a refund of social charges paid on capital gains and rental income.

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Why do notaires in France charge such high fees?

Your questions answered: when you buy a property why are the fees retained by Notaires in France so substantial? There is understandable confusion about this point but in fact most of these monies are collected by the Notaire acting on behalf of the state.

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Foreign exchange: Should I buy my euros now?

So, when should you buy euros? What if you buy now and the rate improves even more? What if you wait and the rate loses ground?
Deciding the right time to buy your euros can be tricky, and your decision will depend on these key factors…

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Issy-l’Evêque, Burgundy

Issy-l’Evêque, enviably situated between the granite Morvan uplands and the rolling Charollais region, enjoys the status of ‘station verte’ for its support of eco-friendly tourism. The village prides itself on its award-winning floral environment. The commune is thoroughly charming with

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French energy law finally adopted

The long-delayed French energy law, known as the loi de transition énergétique, was approved in a final vote on July 22 setting ambitious goals for energy efficienty and waste reduction.

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Successful business for sale in the Limousin

Sophie and Ray Hicks of Boucherie à La Ferme talk about selling their business inthe Limousin –what a great opportunity it could be for someone looking for a lifestyle change! We find out more. – When did you move to

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Meet the FrenchEntrée Property Team

FrenchEntrée is not just one of the best online French property databases, there’s a dedicated team that can assist you throughout your search and can answer any question you might have about buying a property in France.

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US Dollar / Euro Update: June 2015

An impartial observer watching the progress of the euro during June would conclude that things in Euroland were going pretty well. The single currency was far from the weakest performer. It strengthened by one and three quarter US cents and

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Euro Update: June 2015

An impartial observer watching the progress of the euro during June would conclude that things in Euroland were going pretty well.  The single currency was far from the weakest performer.  It strengthened by one and three quarter US cents and