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Reference Information Pages
Jargon guide to the various terms used in currency conversion market; the meaning of terms such as: Stop loss order, Rollover, Floating exchange rate. If you don't understand your bank or broker, perhaps the answer is here.
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 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.
New measures of French tax and international legislation affecting French-resident taxpayers were introduced in 2010. This page reviews the main changes and those effective from 2011. The <i>Loi de Finances</i> was voted at the end of 2010.