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Whether you’re buying a French property for holidays or relocation, it pays to know in advance what taxes you’ll be liable for

When selling a French property, you may need to appoint a tax representative to calculate your Capital Gains Tax. Find out more from French Tax Online

So you’ve had an offer accepted on a French house and then suddenly the mairie expresses an interest in buying the same property at the same price. What happens now?

Frustrated that you can no longer stay at your French holiday home as long as you’d like following Brexit? Here’s our guide to French long-stay tourist visas

If you think that getting a mortgage in France is the same as in the UK, you could be in for both a pleasant surprise and a bitter disappointment, says Fiona Watts

Matthew Cameron explains how capital gains tax has changed for sellers of second homes in France

Want to move furniture, household appliances, DIY materials or tools to France? Here are the new post-Brexit rules on French customs duty and tax

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Tuesday, February 2, 2021

If you are buying a French property or moving to France from the UK, you will want to know which taxes you need to pay, when you need to pay them and in which country, Sakis Elisseou of NLE account has a rundown

Brexit, mortgages, taxes, prices - it’s all covered in our round-up of the changes to come this year.

Where there’s a French will, there’s a way to enjoy your property without creating an inheritance headache for your heirs, says Sue Busby

In the second of this two-part series, Dan Harris, Head of Stone King solicitor’s International & Cross-Border department, who is also a French specialist, completes his review of some of the key French tax and French succession conflicts of law.

As Brexit transition comes to an end, what’s next for the pound-to-euro exchange rate and how can you protect the money you’ve put aside to buy a house in France? Laura Parsons has answers

Small French businesses wich have suffered under lockdown are eligible for the aid

It all goes back to William, Henry and Napoleon apparently - and it still affects French property buyers today

Many people who move to France keep their UK home to rent out or sell it and buy smaller properties to rent out, but what are the implications for capital gains tax? Matthew Cameron explains

TorFX, 2019’s International Currency Provider of the Year, explores three big mistakes people make when they move to France, and how to avoid them.

If you are self-employed or you run your own business in France, what are your legal obligations regarding providing a healthcare scheme to employees?

Exchange rates have been rocked by the pandemic, so how can you protect your money?

For UK residents stuck in France due to the lockdown, and vice versa, will tax status be affected?

Insuring a car in France is fairly similar to in the UK, but don’t be caught out by these differences

French mortgage rates have been famously low in recent years. But in which regions is this most true?

If you’re clear with what you want from your estate agent you can expect a great working relationship

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