French Innovations in International Taxation
The introduction of a new French procedure for foreign companies with a presence in France and the concrete consequences of the latest case law known as “GOOGLE”.
Withholding tax in France for individuals
All you need to know about the transition to new withholding tax for individuals if you have employees in France
New French regulations require companies to register ‘beneficial owners’
Companies and other entities registered to the French Register of Commerce are required to identify ‘beneficial owners’.
French courts clarify tax refund issue
The French Administrative Supreme Court (Conseil d’Etat) has provided details on the admissibility of claims made by non-residents seeking a refund of withholding tax paid on dividends.
French fuel deductions to increase in 2018
As of January 1, tax deductions will be increased to 20%, regardless of whether the vehicle is a passenger car or utility vehicle.
France: Agricultural sector hit by tax increases
Under the new arrangements, farmers alike will benefit from a reduction in their social security contributions to compensate for a 1.7% CSG increase.
France extends methanisation contracts
The French government has taken steps to make gas production by methanisation more profitable.
Shock as UK business rates increase
In April 2017, the rateable value of UK commercial properties was reassessed. This resulted in changes of around 50% to most properties.
Dreaming of a second home in France?
Subject to certain conditions, you may qualify for a reduced rate of 10% on work of improvement, conversion and repair of a residential property.
The French hotel and restaurant sector: A VAT conundrum
Don’t give up on your dream of running that charming country house hotel. Contact us for some valuable insights before you get started.