Inheritance and succession in France: Planning for the next generation

France, Inheritance Tax
17.09.23 on Riviera Radio

Blevins Franks Senior Partner, Rob Kay, discusses inheritance and succession in France with Riviera radio. He covers the difference between French and UK rules, including how the Brussels IV EU regulation may apply, and how the way we structure our assets can affect the tax we pay.

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  • What is the difference between inheritance tax and succession tax?
  • How important is marriage with French rules on succession tax?
  • What are the Napoleonic rules, and how does it affect your beneficiaries?
  •  Where does Brussels IV fit into cross-border inheritance?

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