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Taxation - Page 14
French Taxes on Sale of Building Land
The sale of building land in France incurs not only a potential liability to the payment of capital gains tax, but also to a development tax.
01 Jul 2009
French Wealth Tax Exemption for Expats
Those who relocate to France are now relieved from liability from French wealth tax for five years.
15 May 2009
Your French Income Tax Return 2009
With French income tax returns sent out to all households last month, we take you through the basic rules concerning income tax in France.
01 May 2009
French Capital Gains Tax Relaxation on Homes
With French property owners finding it difficult to sell their homes, there is to be a temporary relaxation in French capital gains tax.
01 Apr 2009
Reduction in French Income Tax
French taxpayers are to benefit from a reduction in income tax this year, although the news has not been greeted with unbounded joy by everyone.
03 Mar 2009
Reforms Planned to French Business Rates
President Sarkozy has announced his intention to radically reform the controversial business tax, the taxe professionnelle.
17 Feb 2009
Taxes in France for 2009
What are the main changes to taxes in France for 2009?
16 Jan 2009
French Social Levy on Foreign Earnings
A new social levy has been imposed on foreign earnings for those resident in France, writes Virginie Deflassieux of French tax advisors, PKF Guernsey.
16 Jan 2009
Capital Gains Tax in France
We get a fairly regular stream of enquiries from readers about French capital gains tax, so we thought it might be useful to do a quick tour of the rules.
02 Dec 2008
New Social Charges on Foreign Earnings & Pensions in France
The French government is proposing to widen the net on the imposition of French social charges on foreign earnings and pensions.
18 Nov 2008
French Social Charges and UK Pensions
The French authorities are toughening their stance on the taxation of some expat early retirement pensions that have to date been able to escape payment of the French social charges.
04 Nov 2008
French Property Rates in 2008: Winners and Losers
With local property tax bills currently being sent out to all French property owners, who are the winners and the losers?
15 Oct 2008
France Steps up Action on Tax Fraud
The French government has declared war on tax and social security fraud, with an array of new anti-fraud measures introduced in the past year.
15 Oct 2008
Tax Demands and Income Tax Payments in France
With the onset of autumn, the French tax authority is sending out income tax demands.
16 Sep 2008
Tax Increase on French Rental and Investment Income
The tax payable on rental income, capital gains, dividends, and life insurance policies in France is to increase from January 09 to finance changes to the system of social security benefits.
02 Sep 2008
Changes to the France-UK Double Taxation Treaty
A new double taxation treaty between France and the UK was signed on 19 June 2008, containing both good and bad news, writes Virginie Deflassieux of French Tax Advice and Compliance Services, PKF (Guernsey) Limited.
15 Jul 2008
Tax Breaks for French Landlords To be Trimmed
The French Government is proposing to limit the tax breaks currently available to professional landlords of furnished accommodation.
15 May 2008
Six New Taxes Introduced in France in the Past Year
Six new taxes have been introduced in France in the past year, with new taxes currently under discussion.
01 May 2008
Your French Income Tax Return 2008
With income tax returns now being sent out, we go through some of the main points you need to consider in completing the return.
01 May 2008
Capital Gains for Those Selling Their French Home
What French capital gains tax do you pay if you decide to sell a second home in France?
15 Apr 2008