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 to 60%. The regime is particularly daunting for complex family situations.

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 are no changes to wealth tax and only a minor one to succession tax.

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 are various elements you should consider, from investments, to pensions, to tax and estate planning.

North West France

South West France

South and East France

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 in France can find opportunities to safeguard their pension funds.

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 all the various tax changes and is fully compliant. You also want to check that you are not paying more tax than necessary.

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 be reduced on second homes.