Has your French commune adopted the tourism tax yet? The commune of La Gacilly in Brittany has and Nicola is not sure it will work – or is fair…
Category: Running a French business
Setting up a business in France is not easy, with miles of red tape and high costs setting up and maintaining a small business. National Insurance contributions are complex and usually amount to 30% of GROSS turnover !.Read how this small organic produce retailer is succeeding in France
A private individual who owns his own property or rents one and lives modestly runs little risk of becoming indebted. Nevertheless, avoiding putting in tax returns or turning a blind eye to the obligations of being a French resident may mean that fines (amendes) or interest (majorations) are applied when the authorities catch up with you.
The French and the British deal with life very differently, causing personal and professional issues for Brits living in France. This post offers advice on how to face French bureaucracy and how to avoid the traps that life sets.