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Does Tax Have To Be Taxing?

I hear the groans and the grimaces even as you start to read this. Yes, its already tax preparation time and that means its time to start planning for your declaration. Whether you are a first-time declarer, or this is your 10th time, the onus is still on you to make your declaration.  Note that even if you are not a fiscal resident of France but you are renting out your property here or earning revenue here, you should make a tax declaration in France.   The word TAX often brings a lot of worry to people and even more so…

Problems Setting up a business in France

Are You Asking The Right Questions?

What questions should you be asking when it comes to setting up your business in France?  Many clients and potential clients reach out to me for help with their business project. Frequently, it’s part of a more extensive immigration and residency file, and we need to get them a business liberal visa or talents visa. To start with, they think they ‘only’ need one bit of information, but as soon as I start asking the right questions, we soon find out that the project is much bigger, and they need help with healthcare, moving logistics, business creation, and so much…

Relocating to france expat

Are You Tipping Your Toe Or Diving Head First?

As we step into 2022, I hope that you are taking time to ask yourself the right questions?  Each end of year, the pressure is on each one of us to go out and plan our next year and make ‘New year’s resolutions’ from either a personal or business perspective, but do we ever really stop to ask the right questions before diving headfirst into a New Year?  Do we ever really stop to look back and see what we have already achieved before once again striving for new goals?  Achievement comes in all shapes and sizes, there is no…

Coron Virus: Moving forward day by day

This blog is a difficult one to write. I am not an expert in Coron Virus and certainly would not expect anyone else to be, excepting the medical professionals and scientists however we find ourselves in the middle of a crisis that everyone needs to pull together their skills to help.  Not only dealing with this medical catastrophe but also the economical fall out.

LBS celebrates 6 years in business but is the grass always greener?

Believe in yourself and your value
If you don’t believe in your product, service and value, then you will never convince anyone to buy from you. You may have days when you doubt yourself but start each day in your ‘magic chair’ and visualize what you will do to move your business forward that day. Deliver on what you promise and always celebrate your wins.

TAX TIME …. 2042 – 2042 C Pro – 2044 – 2047

2042, 2042C Pro, 2044, 2047—if you’re hearing all these numbers and you’re starting to get a bit stressed, it’s normal, it’s tax time and tax time in France means lots of different numbers on lots of different forms. Obviously there’s a huge amount of information, lots of documents that you can use……. but let’s demystify these a little for you so you can get along with your declaration.

BREXIT – Preparing your footpath for a no deal

On the final run up to Brexit date on 29th March, one cannot help but being affected by the ongoing Brexit crisis and the impact it has had and is continuing to have on everyone’s lives. Since the vote in June 2016, the negotiations have been under way but just how do you prepare for Brexit if you are living in France?

HEALTHCARE & SICKNESS BENEFITS : Auto Entrepreneur & Salaried

I help people deal with their health care paperwork pretty much every week. Why? Well, this is one of the processes that takes the longest and is one of the most important. Having difficulty knowing where to start? This is where we come in. As many of you may know, I’m very passionate about helping people with their seamless transition to France.

Changes in the air : Auto Entrepreneur, social charges & more

It’s ‘La Rentrée’ in France and like every September, it begins with the rush of parents getting their children to school, them getting back to work or their pre-holiday plans and of course a whole new holiday season for the elderly who want to avoid the busy season.  The temperatures drop almost overnight, the children catch their first colds before they even get to school and us Southerners who have been complaining about the heat for 3 months, start complaining about the cold – it’s the way it is!  Every year 🙂 This September is particularly marked however as many…

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