Tax

Expats in France Tax Questions Answered

Written by on March 6, 2017 in Financial, Tax
Expats in France Tax Questions Answered

If you’re resident in France and an expat from the UK, you’ll no doubt have to get to grips with the French income tax system. It often seems complicated, heavily administrative and can be frustrating. Financial expert Jennie Poate looks at some common questions that expats have about tax issues in France. Tax in France – Double […]

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New French Legislation for Assurance Vie Policies

Written by on February 25, 2017 in Financial, Insurance, Tax
New French Legislation for Assurance Vie Policies

The Assurance Vie is the most popular long term savings product in France. It offers a choice of investment funds, tax and inheritance advantages. There are two types, those offered in France by French companies and normally only in Euros and those ore recently offshore in places such as Luxembourg and Dublin. The latter more often […]

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What to do with your UK Pension when you move to France

Written by on February 13, 2017 in Financial, Pensions, Retirement, Tax
What to do with your UK Pension when you move to France

What do I do with my UK Pension when I move to France? It’s a question we’re often asked at The Good Life France and we put it to financial expert Jennie Poate. She told us about a real life case study, one that she finds covers a common issue for expats moving to France. […]

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Top Tips for Brits moving to France

Written by on December 12, 2016 in Pensions, Retirement, Tax
Top Tips for Brits moving to France

There’s always such a lot to think about when you’re moving to France – from packing boxes and making sure your favourite glasses don’t get broken when you’re loading them onto the removal lorry to getting your post redirected. Some things are easy to forget but are really important for ensuring a successful move when […]

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Residence Qualification for Expats in France

Written by on August 17, 2016 in Expats in France, Financial, Tax
Residence Qualification for Expats in France

At The Good Life France we like to try to answer some of those tricky finance questions you have about life in France such as what makes someone a resident in France. It’s not always as clear as you might think. We asked the experts at Beacon Global Wealth to clarify the residency question: Question: […]

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Ask the Experts the answers to your tax in France questions

Written by on April 18, 2016 in Tax
Ask the Experts the answers to your tax in France questions

If you have a question about tax in France, contact us at The Good Life France and we’ll see if we can help you with our expert’s help. Question: I want to take a lump sum of my private UK pension. Is it better to take it before I move to France? I have been […]

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Renovating Property In France Money-Saving Tips

Written by on April 5, 2016 in Renovating in France, Tax
Renovating Property In France Money-Saving Tips

Renovating property in France is what expats do! We love to upgrade, restore and make old buildings worthy again from barns to chateaux – but did you know that certain home improvements can result in significant income tax gains? Jo-Ann Howell takes a look at just what tax relief and benefits are available to home […]

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Financial Advice for British Expats in France

Written by on January 11, 2016 in Tax
Financial Advice for British Expats in France

Before moving to France, you will have a myriad of things to organise, think about and do; not just the packing! Here are some useful tips from a financial point of view to help you consider your budget so that you have no nasty surprises later. 1. Inform the UK inspector of taxes at your […]

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French Tax Advice for expats

Written by on December 27, 2015 in Financial, Tax
French Tax Advice for expats

Choosing the right adviser is an important step towards making the most of your money, particularly so when you are moving abroad or are already here. Whilst finding the perfect home is a priority, planning finances can be overlooked. You need an adviser who will always work in your best interest and can help you […]

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Financial Advice for British Expats in France

Written by on September 22, 2015 in Pensions, Retirement, Tax
Financial Advice for British Expats in France

Before moving to France, there’s no doubt you will have a myriad of things to organise, think about and do – not just the packing! Here are some useful tips for British expats to be, to help you consider your budget so that you have no nasty surprises later. 1. Inform the UK inspector of […]

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