Wealth tax in France is going through some changes, writes Sandy Dalmas of French tax accountants Roche & Cie.
The government have published their tax and social security programme for next year, so what does it mean for households and small businesses?
What capital gains tax rules apply on the sale of a self-build home in France?
We have received a large number of mails over the past few weeks from those of you who state that you have been incorrectly taxed this year.
A couple who sought to reduce their French wealth tax bill by a low valuation of their home face an additional tax bill of €250K.
The French Constitutional Court is to consider if a rule relating to capital gains tax on non-residents is unconstitutional.
A recent case in the French courts considered the definition of the ‘principal residence’ for the purposes of exemption from capital gains tax.
Over 300,000 households in France are liable for the French wealth tax and public tax records tell us a fair bit about where the rich live.
Local rates bills have remained broadly unchanged this year, with the average amount payable by each household around €2,000.
Social charges on pension income, investment income and capital gains are set to increase, although not everyone is destined to pay more.
How much income tax might you expect to pay this year?
The French Constitutional Court has ruled that non-Europeans are obliged to pay social charges on investment income.
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