Taking up residence in France? Take advice early
When moving to France, take advice early to avoid missing out on any tax and estate planning opportunities for yourself and your heirs. It is not difficult to appreciate why so many people fall in love with France and consider making it their home. There are, however, some tax and financial essentials you need to be aware of and plan for if you are to get the best out of living in France.
While you should review all the various aspects of your wealth management when moving to a new country, in France it is particularly important to look at the tax and estate planning implications nice and early. The way you hold your assets can make a significant difference to how they are taxed as well as to inheritance issues.
Full article (courtesy of Blevins Franks) : taking_up_residence_in_france.pdf