If you sell a property in France for more than you paid for it you are potentially liable for tax on the capital gain, but there are exceptions.
French taxSave time, money and stress with our guide to taxation in France
For French residents, French income tax will apply to worldwide income. The tax year follows the calendar year, and the deadline to declare in 2015 is May 20 (more time is allowed for online declarations).
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…
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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A recent case of France’s supreme court, decided that a Monaco company was not subject to inheritance tax on French property upon the death of a shareholder.
The cross-border tax landscape has completely changed. It is essential that your tax planning conforms to the rules of taxation in France, or it could have consequences.
If you live in France, or are thinking about moving or buying property there, you are probably wondering which is better in terms of tax residency: France or the UK?
Are you planning to buy, or already have, a holiday home to rent out? Read up on the taxes will you have to pay on the rental income in France.
New EU regulations will give you much more choice over whom British expatriates living in France can leave their assets to. You have much more freedom to choose to bequeath property, savings and investments.
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 …
The taxe d’amenagement is a planning tax in France that takes some people by surprise. A bit of research and advance notice can reduce the shock to the system.
When UK nationals buy property in France and/or move to live there, one significant difference between the UK and France that they need to be aware of is the French succession (inheritance) law, and the implications on inheritance tax.
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.