IFP Newsletter

Issue 019: 4th Sept 2007

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Rule Changes on Health Cover for Early Retirees

The right of access to the State health insurance system is being removed for 'non-active' expats under retirement age, although, contrary to some press reports, it is by no means clear this new rule applies to those already settled in France. We tell you what we know so far.


IFP Releases Guide to French Inheritance Laws and Taxation

We are pleased today to announce the release of our guide to French inheritance laws and taxation. Whilst for most families the taxes and laws are no longer a major issue, you would still be wise to do some inheritance planning.


Mortgage Tax Relief Proposals Unbundled

The mortgage tax relief proposals of the new government have been thrown into turmoil, following a ruling by the French Constitutional Council.


Grants for Return to School

With the new school year about to start, it is still not too late to benefit from school grants that are available.

School Grants

Heliport at St Tropez Closed

The jet-set on the Cote d’Azur have been forced to travel amongst more ordinary mortals as the authorities decide to close a heliport at St Tropez.

St. Tropez

Tax Demands Drop Through the Letterbox

Unlike the UK, there is no system of PAYE in France, so households in France wait anxiously to receive their income tax demand once a year.


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