From 2018 French residents no longer need to pay wealth tax on savings and investments, and investment income benefits from a new tax rate. The French tax reforms which were first announced in September came into effect on 1st…
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French Taxation System
An introduction to the Tax system in France
- Moving to France – the tax considerations
- Top Tax Tips
- French Residence and Taxes
- How to Declare a Small Income
Investments and Taxes
Information on how French Tax may affect your investments
Local Property Taxes
The various taxes applied to French homes
- Local property taxes
- Ordures menageres
- Who pays the local taxes – buyer or seller
- Tax implications of renting out a French property
Safeguarding your future
Capital gains tax and looking after your future
You have made the decision to move to France and are gradually ticking off your checklist of things to do. But if they are not on your list already, you need to consider your finances
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