Baffled by the French tax system? Preparing to leave the UK to set up home in your dream French home? Already here? Here’s some handy advice…
French taxSave time, money and stress with our guide to taxation in France
As French residents, French income tax will apply to worldwide income, subject to the terms of any relevant double tax treaty (DTT). Married couples file joint tax returns, which would also include the income of any dependants.
These days, with marriage rates at their lowest ever, if you are moving to France there is a tax-efficient alternative to marriage available.
Once you reach retirement age you need to carefully consider all your options for receiving pension income…
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There can be significant differences between taxation in the UK and taxation in France. A must read in order to help maximise your returns on your money.
If you are buying a property in France, and/or moving there to live, you should start your tax planning nice and early. Ideally this would be before you buy the property, and before you move there.
If you sold your holiday home in France you may qualify for a refund of any social contributions levied, but you would need to act quickly.
A planned shake-up of tax laws could leave ex-pats and others with UK property thousands of pounds worse off. Simon Lofthouse of Stone King explains why. As a lawyer advising clients with overseas assets I am increasingly aware that the…
The exemption from paying CFE (Cotisation Financière des Entreprises) for auto-entrepreneurs a relief to the small business owners under the auto-entrepreneur self-employment status is becoming extinct.
If you are an American living in France you have probably heard about FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) but may not be sure how this effects you.
As with a property in the UK, if you sell a property in France for more than you paid for it you are potentially liable for tax on the capital gain.
There are two annual local property taxes in France, taxe d’habitation and taxe foncière. They are paid by both residents and non-residents and are often higher on second homes …
Renting out their UK property offers extra income and flexibility for movers who are not fully decided on their permanent location.