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Information on how to set up as a sole trader or start a small business in France re-selling goods or materials, or offering services. With an explanation on the taxes due, invoicing and book-keeping obligations.
Information on the various types of job contract used for working in France. Details for employers and employees on the fixed term contract (CDD), long-term contract (CDI), part-time and temporary job contracts (contrat de travail a temps partiel).
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.
Information on the legal obligations of <i>gite</i> and <i>chambre d'hote</i> owners in France. If you run self-catering accommodation or provide Bed & Breakfast hospitality there are certain obligations to fulfill.
If you stay in France for over three months and you are not an EU citizen - if you are American, Canadian, Australian, South African or from elsewhere outside the EU - you will you need a titre de sejour residency permit.