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The tax consequences of Brexit

Following the British referendum on 23 June 2016, when the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, exit from the EU is planned for 30 March 2019. Brexit negotiations between the European Union and the United Kingdom are currently underway. These negotiations include establishing a transitional period so that the United Kingdom can continue...
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New details on French Property Tax – IFI

The property tax regime implemented as of 1 January 2018, by the Finance Act for the year 2018, had already been the subject of additional clarifications by administrative doctrine (BOFIP) on June 8 2018. However, the legislator has taken note of some legal uncertainty regarding the legal regime of the IFI. The legislator has decided...
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Withholding tax

“Withholding tax” (in French, PAS – prélèvement à la source) came into effect on the 1 st of January 2019. This is not a new tax, but the new mechanism for collecting tax on the income received by taxpayers. This great novelty aims to adapt to the lives of taxpayers (birth, marriage, PACS, death…), so...
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The acquisition of a property on the French Riviera

We take the hypothesis of a property that was built more than 5 years ago. I The various taxes related to the acquisition of the property : When acquiring the property, it’s necessary to pay transfer fees: The amount of the fees (notary fees and stamp duties) is divided into several fees collected by the State and...
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Deduction of the ISF

Deduction of the ISF liability modified by the implementation of the IFI. French tax residents within the meaning of article 4 B of the CGI (General Tax Code), whose taxable assets in respect of the solidarity tax on wealth, were greater than 1.3 million euros, were liable to pay tax to the ISF. As their...
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Airbnb: fines are pouring in for the city of Paris

Convictions of dishonest proprietors are multiplying in the capital. And the fines are big. According to figures from the city of Paris, a little over 1.48 million euros in fines were handed down to individuals brought to justice by Paris City Hall between 1 January and 5 November 2018. The amount of these convictions already...
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Property Taxes on a £2 Million

What Are the Property Taxes on a £2 Million Vacation Home in Bordeaux? Second-home owners are seeing changes in France BY V.L. Hendrickson  |  ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON November 8, 2018  |  Mansion Global Every week, Mansion Global poses a tax question to real estate tax attorneys. Here is this week’s question. Q: I live in England...
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Monitoring the accounts of taxpayers on social networks

The French tax authorities will test the monitoring of social networks From the beginning of 2019, the French tax administration will experiment with monitoring the accounts of taxpayers, resident and non-resident, on social networks to improve the fight against tax fraud, announced the French minister of public accounts, Gérald Darnanin. The fight against tax fraud...
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De Ruyter ruling – LFSS 2019

1 Is the De Ruyter ruling to be codified into law soon? With the drafting of the 2019 social security financing bill, a glimmer of hope appears (finally!) for French fiscal non-residents affiliated to a social security scheme in one of the countries falling within the territorial scope of Community regulations (EU Member State, EEA,...
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