With Brexit imminent, how can British expatriates living in France secure their future when it comes to residency, pensions, savings and investments?
In our second case study highlighting the importance for British expatriates to take pensions advice designed for their circumstances in France, we look at how UK pension income is taxed.
Expatriates who know where they stand with French taxes could limit exposure to unnecessary taxation, take advantage of available opportunities and avoid nasty surprises at the end of the year.
Being overweight in one or two asset classes increases risk. To protect your savings you need a good mix of investment assets, designed around your objectives, circumstances and risk profile.
France imposes forced heirship, so you cannot freely divide your estate as you wish. You can now use Brussels IV to opt for UK law to apply instead, but this may have unexpected consequences.