Capital gains on the sale of a property in France are liable to both French tax and social charges. Your home is exempt from both, provided it is your main home at the time of sale. There is a 12-month ‘grace period’, but the Constitutional Court has just ruled that this does not apply if you ha
Proposed changes to the UK domicile regime have come into effect after being put on hold over the summer – and could prove costly for expatriates.
President Emmanuel Macron promised various tax reforms during his electoral campaign earlier this year. If they all go ahead, there will be substantial changes to how investment income is taxed in France.
Moving to Europe is a dream for so many Britons. Some aim to retire abroad, while others cannot wait and move over while still working, or take early retirement to start the dream sooner rather than later.
Subject: Working paper "Essential Principles on Citizens' Rights"
Origin: European Commission, Task Force for the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the United Kingdom under Article 50 TEU
Now that we are well into 2017, it is a good idea to make sure you know where you stand with your taxes. Doing this now means you could limit exposure to unnecessary taxation, take advantage of available opportunities, and avoid any nasty surprises at the end of the year.
Now’s the time to review your current options for UK pensions and consider benefiting from tax-free QROPS transfers – before Brexit changes the rules.