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Taxes in France

A guide to taxes in France

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Do you have to pay taxes in France? This guide to French taxes explains the French tax rates plus wealth, capital gains and property taxes in France, plus which tax refunds in France you can claim.

Opening a French bank account

Banking in France: Opening a French bank account

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This guide explains how to open a bank account in France as a resident, how to open a French bank account online and what is required for opening a French bank account for non-residents.

Filing your tax return in France

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 worldwide. Here's a guide to filing a French tax return as an expat and the relevant French tax forms.

Changes to pension funds

Changes to QROPS: What expats in France should know

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Chartered Financial Planner Russell Hammond, APFS MSCI, touches on some of the issues affecting expatriates in France when transferring UK pensions, especially regarding new pension rules and changes in UK HMRC QROPS legislation that affect French pension schemes.

Tax numbers in France

Tax numbers in France

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If you plan on earning an income in France you'll need to have a French tax number which will allow the authorities to process your payments correctly. Discover more about the varying types of tax numbers in France with this guide.

French banking for foreigners: A list of banks in France

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This guide explains the French banking system to help foreigners choose a bank in France. Find a list of French banks, online banks and international banks in France.

When does French inheritance law and tax apply to your assets?

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When does French inheritance law and French inheritance tax apply to your assets? This guide explains French inheritance rates, how to write a French will, plus new inheritance laws for non-residents and foreigners.

France corporate tax rate

Corporate taxes in France and French corporate tax rates

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French corporate tax rates depend on the business structure and turnover. This guide explains corporate taxes in France, and which French corporate taxes are applicable.

Transferring a pension

UK pension transfers for expatriates

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Chartered Financial Planner Russell Hammond, APFS MSCI, expands on some of the issues affecting expatriates when transferring UK pensions. One of very few advisers providing advice to expatriates holding the coveted ‘Chartered’ title, Hammond is non-commission based and operates exclusively on a fee-only...

How to make QROPS work for you

How to make QROPS work for you

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Chartered Financial Planner Russell Hammond, APFS MSCI, expands on some key points about QROPS and how QROPS can be best managed to work for you. One of very few advisers to expatriates holding the coveted ‘Chartered’ title, Hammond is non-commission based and operates exclusively on a fee-only basis....

TorFX - Emigration Focus

Emigration focus: moving money when moving abroad

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When it comes to making a fresh start in a new country, knowing where to start planning the move can be a bit daunting. The best way to approach the mammoth list of tasks, including money transfers, is to take them one at a time.

French pension

French pension guide: The French pension system for expats

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Certain foreigners are entitled to a French pension, although the rules of the French pension system can make it complicated for certain expats.

Brexit currency impact

Brexit and its strong impact on currency exchange rates

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The monumental Brexit has yielded political, cultural and also economical consequences. Here we explain how the UK's vote to leave the EU has led to significant Brexit currency impacts like lower currency exchange rates and the British pound devaluation.

Best way to transfer money internationally

The best ways to transfer money internationally

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To find the best way to transfer money internationally, it’s important to understand the fees, exchange rates and speed of different transfer options.

Pension planning

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.



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