Issue 015: 2nd July 2007
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The French government has published further details of its proposed reform of inheritance taxes, which includes a complete exemption from the tax between husband and wife.
Seven doctors, a chemist, and around twenty patients, have been found guilty in a Marseilles court of trafficking medical drugs between France and South East Asia.
If you are planning to let your French home this summer, then you are now obliged to have specialist surveys undertaken.
The government is proposing to introduce new charges for patients, as it looks to make savings of €1 billion in health costs.
Despite well-publicised claims to the contrary, French women do get fat, and they are getting fatter, as are men, according to a recent study carried out by the French national statistical office INSEE.
We are pleased today to announce the release of our Guide to Personal Taxation in France.