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Investment income taxation France 2018

Investment Income Taxation France 2018

Investment income taxation France 2018 As of January 2018 tax residents of France are no longer required to pay French Wealth Tax on savings and investments.  Additionally, there is a new tax rate on investment income benefits.  Below I have identified the main changes for those expatriates resident in France. Income Tax No new changes […]

Riviera Radio

Riviera Radio

Riviera radio is the only English language radio on the riviera. Broadcasting from Monaco to Nice, Antibes, Cannes, all the way to St.Tropez and back down to San Remo in Italy, the radio station brings in 200,000 listeners. With a typical audience of High Net Worth individuals aged over forty the station reminisces on music […]

Pensions after Brexit, in France.

Pensions after Brexit for Expats in France

Pensions after Brexit You spend your life building, growing and caring for your pension. After a lifetime of working, it’s your livelihood. Whether using your pension as a regular income or to withdraw large cash sums, it’s important. It’s important that your money is safe and that your money is yours. So what happens when […]

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The Effect of Brexit on Healthcare in France for Expats

Healthcare for expats in France after Brexit The NHS is a prized position for most Britons. The state-funded healthcare services sees millions being treated each year, 1 million every 36 hours in fact. With that, one of the biggest concerns for anyone moving abroad is their access to healthcare and the fees they will have […]

effect of Brexit on property in France

The Effect of Brexit on Property in France

The Effect of Brexit on Property For most, buying a property is the largest investment you will make. After years of saving, mortgage repayments and renovation your property is yours. But, what happens when trade agreements, free movement rights and national relationships are at stake? Is your property safe? How will Brexit effect expat property […]

affect of Brexit on expats in France

How will Brexit Effect Expats in France

Brexit For well over a year now, a hot topic on every expats mind is Brexit. The historic event saw the trigger of Article 50 and whilst delays have been frequent in the process, Britain is expected to have left the EU by 2019. 2019 is not far away. With 1.3 million Britons living in […]

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Saving and Investing as an expat

How to save and invest as an expat If you’re an expat living abroad, working hard (and playing hard), it’s important to continue to save. Perhaps you want a new car, a swimming pool, or just want a nice pot should anything unexpected pop up. But how can you go about saving overseas? Is it […]

Exchange your money to Euros – The Expat Guide.

Moving abroad can be a daunting process. There’s a lot to think about and organise. Bank accounts, mortgages, pension transfers, taxes, the list goes on…. But hugely importantly is your money. How can you exchange your hard earned cash without losing out due to exchange rates? Can you be sure you’re receiving the true value […]

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Opening a bank account in France – Offshore current account

Direct debits, contactless payments, money tracking. These are just a few of the reasons we need a bank account. Some airlines have even stopped accepting cash payments. I’m sure that back home you had your favourite bank which you’d been with for years. But where does this leave you when you decide to move overseas? […]

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UK Pension Transfers for expats living in France

So you’ve made the move to France and who can blame you? Great wine, great food, picturesque landscapes and a relaxed lifestyle. But, what happens to your finances when you move overseas? How can you access your pension, open a current account, exchange large amounts of money, grow savings and, importantly, buy a property? I’m […]