France tax changes for 2019
Mon Apr 01 2019 Eleanor Moore 0 Accounting & Tax Advice
A new year in France usually sees the introduction of some new tax rules or rates. This year is no exception, although the changes are rather muted compared to last year’s big reforms to the taxation of investment income and wealth tax.
MOVING TO FRANCE AND EARNING A LIVING
Tue Jan 15 2019 Eleanor Moore 0 Living in France
Sally Stone of Les Bons Voisins answers questions for readers of French Entree interested in relocating to France.
Council tax: The 55 French towns where bills are going up in 2018
Tue Oct 30 2018 Eleanor Moore 0 Accounting & Tax Advice
The French government announced earlier in the year that council tax (taxe d'habitation) was set to drop for 80 percent of France's households in 2018 - but despite this some people will actually end up paying more. These are the 55 towns where bills are going up.
Buying in France with a French Mortgage – a quick overview.
Fri Oct 12 2018 Eleanor Moore 0
When deciding to purchase a property in France, there comes a moment when you decide how you are going to finance your property. Do you release equity in the UK? Use your savings? Take a French mortgage? An important factor to consider when making this decision is that you can’t just release equity or put a mortgage on a French property once you have purchased*, so whatever money you put into the property will remain locked in it until you sell. When considering this point, most buyers prefer to use a mortgage for the maximum leverage possible against the property in France so to keep their cash and equity free for other projects. Another advantage of a French mortgage, which is even more advantageous in times of currency volatility, is you’re minimizing your exposure against the GBP/EURO exchange rate – spreading the risk over a longer duration on minimal amounts that you will need to transfer each month as opposed to having to find £1000’s more, quickly to complete on the purchase in the case of a dip in value between the time of when you agree to purchase and the time when you complete and pay.
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