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If you lived in France in 2023 and earned income or gains, including dividends from shares and investments, during that financial year, you are required to submit your annual tax return. The reporting system has been updated,…
A Société Civile Immobilière (SCI) is a French company created by at least two individuals acquiring one or more real estate assets together. Its purpose is to hold and administer real estate assets…
As part of our Guide on buying a rental property in France, this article focuses on the taxation of rental income for those owning a property in their own name or via French transparent real estate company ( a société…
If you own a property in France, whether it is a main residence or a second home, you are required to complete an extra tax declaration detailing the state of occupancy of your property. This applies even when the property…
Do you live in France and need to declare your income in France for last year? If you were residing in France in 2022, you must complete and submit your annual tax return for income and gains made in that financial year.…
French rental income is always taxable in France, even if the landlord lives outside of France. To calculate the taxable income actual property expenses are deducted from the total rental income. Deductible expenses include…
Why all French property owners including those with second homes must complete a new form on the French tax website this year? And why it could be good news in the future. Anyone who owns a property in France - either a…
Here are a few Q and A's to learn about Taxes Foncieres and Habitation for property and real estate in France. If you own, rent or have the right to occupy a property in France, you are likely to be subject to local taxes…
Our French tax and legal partner François at RWK Goodman has prepared this short article to explain the benefits of having a mortgage or liability against your French property with the aim to be more tax efficient.There…