Your last will and testament (France)

France imposes forced heirship, so you cannot use your will to leave assets freely. However under Brussels IV you can…

Brexit and beyond (France)

We hope Brexit doesn’t prevent anyone from fulfilling their dream of living in France. There are steps you can take…

Lifetime allowance can lead to unexpected taxes (France)

The lifetime allowance limits how much you can hold in total pension benefits without triggering an extra tax charge of…

Opportunity knocks for pensions and expatriates in France

With Brexit looming and more options than ever, pensions can also be a source of concern and confusion, but expatriates…

Estate planning for France – Will your family be treated the way you want them to?

Estate planning in France is made far more challenging by ‘forced heirship’ succession law and inheritance tax rates of up…

France tax budget for 2017

France’s budget introduces an income tax reduction for low earners and confirms the PAYE system will start next year. There…

Is your tax and wealth management in shape for France in 2017?

The New Year is a good time to review your financial planning for France. Is it up to date? There…

Lower Pension Allowance Doesn’t Have to Mean Higher Taxes for Expatriates in France

A reduced lifetime pension allowance could put your UK retirement savings in the firing line for 55% tax, but expatriates…

Tax Planning For France In Today’s World

You need to be extra careful with your tax planning these days. Make sure it is up to date with…

Capital gains tax on property in France

Both residents and non-residents pay capital gains tax on French property, but the main home is exempt and tax can…

Capital gains tax on shares in France

Capital gains on shares are taxed as income in France. Reliefs are available after two years. Look for tax-efficient ways…

Living In France ? Tax Issues British Expatriates Need To Know

It is not difficult to appreciate why so many people fall in love with France and consider making it their…