The development tax, also called “garden shed” tax, increases further for the year 2020.

The Garden Shed Tax Increases Again in 2020, are you Concerned?

If you have construction, renovation or expansion projects, you may have to pay a taxe d’aménagement, known as the garden shed tax. It’s bad news, it has increased this year. It is called the “garden shed” tax. This year again, after several years of increase, the taxe d’aménagement, is increased again in 2020. In Île-de-France, according to the order published in the […]

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The Livret A rate will fall from February 2020 to its floor level of 0.5%, as foreseen by its new calculation formula.

Savings: Livret A will drop from 0.75% to 0.5% in February

With this measure, the Minister of Economy Bruno Le Maire intends to stimulate the funding of public policies and encourage the French to diversify their investments. End of the suspense for the Livret A: the rate will fall from February 2020 to its floor level of 0.5%, as foreseen by its new calculation formula. This was announced Wednesday 15th […]

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The winter sales in France start on Wednesday 8th January

Winter Sales: Departure Wednesday 8th January for Four Weeks

The winter sales start on the 8th January 2020 and go from six weeks to four, in accordance with the Pacte law to respect the wishes of traders and artisans. “Too many sales kill sales!” This is sort of the message from the government, which has decided to reduce this period of store discounts to four weeks – compared to six previously. The winter sales officially […]

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Increase in the minimum wage, reduction in income tax ... We take stock of the main measures that change on January 1, 2020. (© Illustration Pixabay)

Taxes, Glasses, Radar Cars, Tobacco … What Changes on January 1st, 2020

In 2020, new measures may change your purchasing power. Rising tobacco, lower taxes, radar cars … What you need to know to start the year off right. A new year begins soon. And with, its novelties. Lower income tax and exemption from housing tax for 80% of households, cotton swabs banned for sale, deployment of radar cars in new regions … What changes on […]

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Police warn of counterfeit 10 euros notes in Charente

Beware of Counterfeit 10 Euros Notes Circulating in Charente

MONEY: The police warn people and shopkeepers to check their 10 euros notes for counterfeits that are circulating in Angouleme, Charente The police station warns of the presence of counterfeits currently in Charente, in particular in the Angouleme sector. Traders alerted the police station, which looked into these cuts. Quite poor quality copies: they all have the […]

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Truckers are demanding better wages

Transport: Blockages, Dams, Snail Operations … Truckers are Demanding Better Wages

MOBILISATION: With the truckers mobilising for better wages, it will add more bad news for motorists At the call of four unions in their branch, the truckers are called to strike on Monday to demand better working conditions and wages. Blockages, filtering dams, snail operations … The situation is further complicated on the roads in the midst of social conflict over […]

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Euromillions: the jackpot will increase from 190 to 250 million euros in 2020

Euromillions: The Jackpot Will Increase from 190 to 250 Million Euros in 2020

This formula change, which will not be inconsequential for the intermediate draws of Euromillions will be implemented by the 4th February 2020. Details. This is a first for 10 years: by February 4, 2020, the ceiling of the Euromillions jackpot will be raised! Set at 190 million euros since 2009, it will now reach 250 million euros, reports the website […]

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Black Friday set a new sales record in France and the United States

Black Friday: Record Purchases Beaten in the United States … and in France

In France, even criticized, Black Friday 2019 has recorded 56 million transactions by credit card in one day, 6 million more purchases than last year. And, in the United States, transactions also reached a new record, with over $ 7 billion. Blocking actions, creation of “  Block Friday”, criticisms, demonstrations … The Black Friday 2019 has given rise to […]

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Nearly 1,300 flights canceled Thursday and Friday due to Lufthansa strike

Germany: Nearly 1,300 Flights Cancelled Thursday and Friday due to Lufthansa Strike

SOCIAL CRISIS: The strike at Lufthansa will concern “all flights” from German airports, whether domestic or international Due to a strike by the UFO cabin crew syndicate, 1,300 flights by German airline Lufthansa will be cancelled on Thursday and Friday, the group said in a statement on Wednesday. About 2,300 will be made this Thursday, of the planned 3,000 […]

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French President Emmanuel Macron and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping visit the French pavilion at the International Import Fair in Shanghai on November 5, 2019

In Shanghai, Emmanuel Macron Calls on China to Further Open its Market

On the second day of his visit to China, the French president, Emmanuel Macron notably called on Beijing to cooperate with Europe to fight against unilateral temptations. On a state visit to Shanghai , Emmanuel Macron called Tuesday 5th November 2019 China to “consolidate” the opening of its huge market to foreign companies and to cooperate with Europe to fight against […]

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