Issue 030: 4th March 2008
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The price of Alpine ski resort properties continues to outstrip the main French property market, according to a new market report.
French Alpine Property Market
The local elections take place in France on 9th March, and whilst Brits have the right to vote, few seem to have taken up the opportunity to do so.
French Local Elections
The Minister of Education has announced new primary school reforms, with a heavy emphasis on a return to basics and moral education.
French School Reforms
France is to make application to UNESCO for French gastronomy to be placed on the World Heritage List.
The ‘day of solidarity’ for the elderly has proved to be not so solid, so the Government has decided to return to the traditional the Whitsun public holiday.
Whit Monday Bank Holiday in France
Renting out French property is a tax efficient method of earning an income in France, but different approaches bring their different rewards.
Taxation of French Property