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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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Register of companies in UK

The creation of a register of companies in UK On the first of May 2018 an amendment was passed by the British parliament to allow the creation of a register of companies and other entities established in the islands (Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands or Turks and Caicos Islands…) as well as in the Caribbean....
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Tax credits for ecological upgrades to homes in France

In France, if you incur expenses to perform energy saving works you may under certain conditions receive a tax credit. This possibility called CITE (« Credit d’Impôt Transition Energétique » – “Energy Transition Tax Credit”) is applicable under certain conditions: Your home should be established in France (Metropolitan France or DOM); It should be your...
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WEALTH TAX 2018

THE WEALTH TAX 2018 – IFI The IFI, major reform of the year 2018, replace the ISF “Solidarity Tax on Wealth” concerns all taxpayers (natural persons) whose taxable wealth (which we will define later) is greater than 1.3 million euros, we remind you that the thresholds of the IFI and the ISF are unchanged. All...
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