- Banks & Banking
- English Speaking Accountants
- Financial Planning & Investments
- Foreign Exchange & Currency Transfers
Reference Information Pages
Information on opening a French bank account (what documents to provide), the debit card and setting up debit orders. Information includes a sample of how to write a French check and an explanation of the RIB and TIP. Also: banking jargon guide.
Information on the different taxes for French residents; property taxes, VAT, wealth tax and stamp duty. Who has to pay and how to go about paying these taxes.
Information on capital gains tax in France, on how it is applied to properties, shares and movable goods belonging to foreign residents and non-residents. Find out what it is, the method of calculation, the exemptions and the process for payment.
Information on becoming a taxpayer in France, when and how submit your return and details on the tax bands applied to your income. Also find out how other incomes may be taxed (pensions, rental income, interest, dividends), social charges and benefits.
Information on the stages of the process involved in a married couple separating and ending a marriage in France and the types of non-contested French divorce available. With details on the possible financial consequences of each type.