Is the use of the French language obligatory in business contracts in France?
03 Aug 2016
The government have tightened the procedures on chambre d'hôte owners and landlords of gite accommodation for recovery of the tourist tax, the taxe de séjour.
05 Jul 2016
A small business in France is liable for business rates, although in most cases only a modest amount is payable.
Many expatriates setting up a business in France are being told by their business registration centre they must attend a start-up training course when they may in fact be exempt.
07 Jun 2016
The latest release of our guide to running a business in France as a 'micro-entrepreneur'.
03 May 2016
Tax breaks for affiliation to an accredited small business accounting centre that were to be abolished in 2016 have been reinstated.
What are the formalities and fiscal implications of setting up and running a limited liability company in France? *
05 Apr 2016
Rural gîte owners now need to have their property inspected and rated if they are to retain preferential tax treatment.
03 Feb 2016
The level of the fixed rate social security contribution payable by some micro-entrepreneurs has been slightly increased for 2016.
Setting up as an auto-entrepreneur in France used to be a very easy and inexpensive process, but it is beginning to lose some of that imperative.
06 Jan 2016
The social insurance fund 'CIPAV' is yet another agency mired in controversy over its caseload, and auto-entrepreneurs have particular reasons to feel aggrieved.
03 Dec 2015
Building works carried out on a French rental property are tax deductible, but the concession has some important limitations on the nature and timing of the works.
Much is frequently made of the advantage of the 'pay-as-you-go' contribution basis for auto-entrepreneurs, but the argument can be overplayed.
04 Nov 2015
Business owners in France now have automatic protection of the family home in the event of business failure - well, almost.
02 Oct 2015
New regulations stipulate the minimum requirements for a rental property to be granted the legal and tax status of being a furnished letting.
A recent court case in France has thrown an interesting light on the eligibility of landlords of furnished lettings to VAT registration.
02 Sep 2015
The welter of controls on landlords in France continues, with the publication last month of new regulations governing the content of tenancy agreements.
04 Aug 2015
A distinct set of rules exists concerning the imposition of capital gains tax on business owners in France, although not all businesses are eligible.
02 Jul 2015
Micro-entrepreneurs can neither charge nor reclaim VAT, but what happens when the turnover thresholds that grant exemption are exceeded?
02 Jun 2015
Second home owners who let out short-term furnished accommodation in France are required to complete certain administrative formalities.