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investment for expats in France

Investment for Expats in France

Investment for Expats in France Any expat living in France who has considered investing for their future will have come across an Assurance Vie. An Assurance Vie offers significant tax advantages for those who intend to retire in France. Specifically for any lump sum investment, the advantages kick in from year 4 and fully from […]

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Carte Vitale- expats guide to French HealthCare.

Stay safe abroad, apply for a Carte Vitale. Moving abroad can be daunting. Even more so when you’re not entirely certain of the State Health System. In France, the solution to this is a Carte Vitale, and it’s an option for all expats who have moved to France. What is a Carte Vitale A Carte […]

Encashing my pension to France

Encashing my pension to France

If you have lived in the UK, built up a pension and are now relocating to or back to France, there are options allowing you to access your monies without incurring excessive tax. Within this blog we will discuss: Options available for accessing your pension Tax implications of unlocking your pension How to cash in […]

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Applying for carte de séjour post Brexit?

UK Nationals, as EU citizens are perfectly entitled to be a permanent resident in France without having to obtain an official permit so should you only apply for a carte de séjour post Brexit? With Brexit and the Withdrawal agreement looming up, you should consider applying now for an official residence permit in France. This […]

Solvay

Solvay restructuring – is your pension secure?

Just recently on 29th March 2018, the speciality chemicals group known as Solvay announced preparing to shed at least 600 jobs in its ongoing efforts to restructure the company. The company has approximately 24,500 employees spread across 61 countries worldwide, and said that the majority of these job losses would be in France, Portugal and […]

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French Expats in Asia

French expats requiring top class, tax efficient savings and independent financial planning advice are now one of the largest demographic groups in a few parts of Asia. It may come as a surprise to many people that in certain parts of Asia, where previously the majority of expats were British this is no longer the […]

French Wealth Tax

French Wealth Tax 2018

French Wealth Tax 2018 Since January 1st 2018 the new changes to French Wealth tax are now are in force. Macron is slowly trying to modernise the country’s stance on business and investment. Consequently the current laws are indeed more in line with this view. As a result French Wealth Tax Impôt sur la Fortune […]

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 […]

Pension Tax

Expat Pension Tax France

Are you a retired expat in France and receiving your pension? Are you aware of the tax that you may have to pay? What You Need to Know Initially, for those from the UK, when you relocate to France you will be taxed at source by HM Revenue and Customs. You will later need to […]

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Assurance Vie – everything you need to know

Take advantage of one of Europes most tax effective investment plans Moving abroad holds many exciting opportunities and adventures. It becomes even better when you’re money can grow free of tax and your beneficiaries can benefit from favourable inheritance perks. What is Assurance Vie? Assurance Vie allows the policyholder to benefits from a tax-free income, […]