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Moving to France – Money

Moving to France? Get our guide!

Whether you are emigrating, taking a short term assignment or joint family in France we have put together the information you will need to make your move a smooth one.

The UK Tax Residence Test And Expatriates – Are You Sure You Have Escaped UK Taxation?

The UK statutory residence test determines whether or not individuals are resident in the UK for tax purposes. It can continue to impact British expatriates more than you realise, so it’s important to understand the rules and follow them carefully where necessary. Written by Jason Porter of Blevins Franks You may be settled in a…

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Income Tax In France

Income Tax In France

Income tax in France can be more complex than you might anticipate, for both residents and non-residents. From the different tax brackets to deductions and exemptions, navigating the rules and regulations can be a challenge. Here, we provide a short breakdown of what you need to know. Written by Jason Porter of Blevins Franks Since…

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Banking In France

A Guide To Banking In France

As you would expect, France has a sophisticated banking system offering a  wide range of financial services.  As well as national and international banking groups there are a number of local banking networks serving regional needs. Here we provide a guide to banking in France. As well as national high street banks (BNP Paribas, CIC,…

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UK Inheritance Tax And Domicile

UK Inheritance Tax And Domicile – What You Need To Know Today

  UK inheritance tax follows you around the world since it’s based on domicile, not residence. You could live abroad long term and still be liable for this legacy tax. Here, Blevins Franks look at key facts about UK inheritance tax and domicile and how it could affect your intended heirs.        Written…

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UK pensions

How Will Your UK Pension Be Taxed If You Move To Europe?

  Many Britons have been putting their retirement plans to sunny southern Europe on hold for two or more years while the UK extracts itself from the EU.  Covid lockdowns mean the opportunities to sell a UK home and buy a property in Europe have been limited.  The ending of travel restrictions will release pent-up…

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personal finance france

Personal Finance Issues For Expats In France

France has a reputation as a high tax jurisdiction and while President Hollande was in power, some wealthy French nationals chose to move to the UK and Portugal, enticed by their fiscal sweeteners.  But France can be a tax efficient place to live for retirees, providing you understand the tax implications of your specific situation…

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Moving to France

Moving To France? Seven Questions Could Save You Money

With early and careful planning, you can prevent costly mistakes and make the most of tax-efficient opportunities when moving to France. It is important to be wary of UK rules on residence.   By Jason Porter This article was written exclusively for Expat Network by Jason Porter, Business Development Director at tax and wealth management advisors Blevins…

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