French Tax

French Tax

Save time, money and stress with our guide to taxation in France, sponsored by Blevins Franks. Here, you can find all the up-to-date information on French Tax. Learn about the aspects of French taxation affecting your home and life when you purchase a French property and/or move to France.

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When is your tax freedom day?

If you ever had the feeling that you have spent half your working life just paying tax, you are not far wrong. What with income tax, national insurance/social security, capital gains tax, VAT, council tax, excise duties and so on, a considerable amount of our hard-earned income gets diverted to the taxman each year.

Moving to France – the tax considerations

Moving to France or buying property there should be the start of an exciting and fulfilling stage of your life. Dealing with complex tax legislation may be daunting, but with early and careful planning you can prevent headaches and make the most of tax-efficient opportunities.