Key financial planning steps on your retirement journey in France

Are you fulfilling your dream of enjoying your retirement years in France?   Whether you’re in the planning stages and looking…

Capital gains tax in France – what you need to know

Capital gains tax in France should be a key consideration when buying an asset that is expected to increase in…

Understanding UK pensions – 6 key things you need to know

Understanding pensions can be a little difficult with all of the complexities involved. This article briefly clarifies six key things…

French 2023 budget and tax update

The French government published its 2023 budget, projet de loi de finances, on 26 September.  This now has to pass…

How does the France / UK double tax treaty on inheritances affect you?

France and the UK have a double tax treaty in place that can affect the way in which your beneficiaries…

Inflation concerns today and planning for the future

Inflation is causing concern in across the EU and in the UK. It has been climbing steadily since last summer,…

Succession law and tax in France – how is your family affected?

Succession law in France works very different to what you may be familiar with in the UK and imposes forced…

Buying and selling property in France – frequently asked questions

Are you thinking of buying or selling property in France? Have you been made aware of the process, the tax…

Essential steps to take before and after retiring to France

Retiring to France can present a long list of jobs to get through in the process. While there are immediate…

French social charges – what you need to know in 2022

French social charges are additional to income tax, and are applied to employment, pension, and investment income. Has anything changed…

Time to submit your French income tax return

French income tax returns are due in May/early June 2022. Find out the deadlines, rates, and what French residents and…

Inheritance planning in France – what you need to know today

Inheritance planning always needs careful consideration, but even more so if you live or own assets in France where the…

Downsizing your property – is it time?

Downsizing your property can bring various financial benefits. With careful planning, you could unlock retirement funds and potentially tax-efficient income,…

How is income from UK assets taxed in France?

How is income sourced from the UK taxed in France, and is it tax-efficient for UK expatriates to keep hold…

Strategic financial planning for France

The start of the year is when many of us reflect on the last 12 months and look ahead to…

Investing in real estate vs capital investments when living in France

There are pros and cons when weighing up real estate vs capital investments. Many people who have capital to invest…