Tax Residency

Tax residency rules in France

Tax residency rules in France

One of the aspects, of your life in France, that you will need to be most mindful of, as a British national, is your status as far as tax residency is concerned. A lot of confusion and uncertainty can reign on the subject of residence, not least because fulfilling one...

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Become a French Resident: Why Make France Your Home?

Become a French Resident: Why Make France Your Home?

Over the years, but particularly since Brexit, we have met a number of people who are prepared to bend all sorts of rules in order to avoid becoming French resident. Even though, in reality, they would prefer to spend most of their time in France, or at least to have...

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12 Do’s and Don’ts When Moving to France

12 Do’s and Don’ts When Moving to France

Arriving in a foreign country, it is not just the language that changes. (For the record, an April fool in French is un poisson d’avril; literally translated as, ‘a fish of April’!) In fact, when it comes to the UK and France, almost everything is slightly different;...

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Living in France After Brexit: Two Myths De-Bunked

Living in France After Brexit: Two Myths De-Bunked

Last month we talked about residency, Brexit and Freedom of movement, which triggered a flurry of calls and emails from people of a particular situation. I say that it is particular, however, the high volume tells me that that there are enough concerned people to...

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French Residency After Brexit and Freedom of Movement

French Residency After Brexit and Freedom of Movement

French residency has always been an area of confusion, however, with Brexit, this has become more convoluted, due to EU rules, local laws of each country and Schengen rules. Of course, UK nationals, as EU citizens, never had to worry about the right to stay more than...

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4 French Tax Myths and Misconceptions Explained

4 French Tax Myths and Misconceptions Explained

Being the month of April (poisson d’avril / April fool) the Connexion have asked me if I could write about french tax myths and misconceptions. Mmm… I might need a bit more than half a page for that, so failing the Connexion granting me 50 pages to write about this, I...

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Should you move to France?

Should you move to France?

You may have noticed that recently, we are more than merely dipping our toes in the weakest zone the Pound has ever found itself against the Euro, but wading waste deep. As of the date of writing (the morning of 17th December 2008), the Pound buys just €1.1045 and...

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