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A guide to taxes in France

A guide to taxes in France

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Once a resident in France, you are liable to pay French taxes on your income world-wide and will need to file your French tax return as an expat.

Banking in France: Opening a French bank account

Banking in France: Opening a French bank account

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This guide to France's banking system explains everything from opening a bank account in France to making payments and transferring money abroad.

Planning your retirement in France

Planning your retirement in France

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Carefully planning your finances and retirement pension will enable you to make the most of living in France when you retire.

Insurance in France

Insurance in France

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Make sure that you are properly insured while living in France, where personal insurance is a legal requirement for a number of cases.

The best ways to transfer money internationally

The best ways to transfer money internationally

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Assessing the pros, cons and costs of different transfer options is important to get the cheapest and best deal on your international money transfers.

How to get a higher interest rate for your bank savings

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Zero interest rates have a significant impact on people’s savings, pensions and investment yields. How can you act now to get the highest interest rate possible for your savings? [Contributed by Raisin]

Expat money matters: How to protect your cash

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Getting your finances in proper order before relocating overseas is vital to achieve happiness and be rid of any worries in your new home.

Corporate taxes and social security for businesses in France

Corporate taxes and social security for businesses in France

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How your business will be taxed depends on the legal structure of the business and your turnover as a self-employed worker in France.

Guide to changes in France's QROPS legislation

Guide to changes in France's QROPS legislation

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British workers wishing to retire to France should note that their pensions are subject to French regulatory authorities, even those who have transferred their funds to QROPS.

Portable retirement planning for expats: a solution

Portable retirement planning for expats: a solution

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Expatica's financial expert Russell Hammond considers some of the issues and wider choices affecting expats in planning for their retirement abroad.

Portable retirement planning for expats: the challenges

Portable retirement planning for expats: the challenges

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Expatica's financial expert Russell Hammond explores the current issues facing European portable retirement planning.

Expat pension plans: How to make QROPS work for you

Expat pension plans: How to make QROPS work for you

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If you've gathered pensions from a number of countries and plan on retiring abroad, Expatica's pension expert Phil Loughton explains how to transfer your pension plans abroad.

Expat guide to offshore investment

Expat guide to offshore investment

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Overwhelmed by the number of offshore investment products? Expatica's expert Russell Hammond explains the basics for investing abroad and using offshore investments for portable retirement planning.

How to file a French tax return as an expat

How to file a French tax return as an expat

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Once you establish residency in France, you are liable to pay taxes in France on your income world-wide. Here's a guide to filing a French tax return as an expat.

Changes to UK pensions 2014 – is QROPS still beneficial for expats?

Changes to UK pensions 2014 – is QROPS still beneficial for expats?

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Following changes to UK pension legislation in March 2014, financial expert Steven Grover discusses whether QROPS is still a beneficial option for expats living abroad.

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