Issue 044: 15th October 2008
Welcome to the latest issue of the IFP Newsletter.
With house prices falling in France, and credit more difficult to obtain, cash buyers hold all the cards.
Property Market in France
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.
Anti-Fraud Measures in France
You will soon need planning permission to install a septic tank in France, which will also need to comply with new building and performance standards.
Septic Tanks in France
With local property tax bills currently being sent out to all French property owners, who are the winners and the losers?
French Local Property Taxes
Under pressure to act from President Sarkozy, French business leaders have rushed out a code of governance for big business, which proposes a curtailment of generous severance packages.
Golden Parachutes for French Bosses
A change in the planning laws has made it more difficult for opponents to contest a planning decision.
French Planning Laws