Retiring in France
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Retirees are the biggest group of expats living in France and there are scare stories in the media about expat pensioners in Europe being left “impoverished” by Brexit and “obliged to return home”. This is alarmist. There is unlikely to be any…
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
Are you one of the many people who dream of retiring to France? To make sure your money lasts for as long as necessary, it is essential to review your arrangements now.
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.
If you are buying, or already own, a property in France and spend some time there each year, you need to understand what would make you resident in France for tax purposes. If you do become resident, what would the implications be for your income?
Your dream of buying a property in France could come true. The new UK pension reform rules are set to revolutionise the way we take income retirement.
Moving to a new country is a big step whatever age you are. But there are some issues that are more likely to affect those retiring to France. Psychologist Elaine Douglas gives advice on what to expect and how to deal with it.
Video update: An expert weighs in on what action should be taken by owners of French property in view of the inheritance law changes in France on the application of the 2015 EU rules.