70 years of VAT in France

70 Years of VAT: But in fact, what would France be like without Value Added Tax?

PURCHASING POWER: We’re laughing – Bruno Le Maire, doesn’t really put this option on the table The essential This Wednesday is a day of celebration for state finances: TVA is celebrating its 70th anniversary. By dint of coming across it on every street corner (and every expense), you may no longer realize it, but it […]

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Pension reform plans for Self-employed in France

Self-Employed: Why the Reform to Increase their Retirement could be a Flop

The pension reform plans to review the contribution base for self-employed workers to improve their pension rights. But this change may not produce the expected effects. An interesting goal that might not be achieved. By presenting the pension reform, the government has undertaken to raise the pensions of the self-employed, in particular those who receive the smallest […]

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A 20% VAT tax will apply from this Thursday, July 1, 2021 on products purchased online and not coming from European Union countries

Shein, Wish, Amazon, Alibaba: A New Tax on Your Online Purchases Arrives on July 1st

A 20% VAT tax will apply from this Thursday 1st July 2021 on products purchased online and not coming from European Union countries.  This is a new regulation that will directly affect your purchases on the internet. From the 1st July 2021, for all online orders of products from countries outside the European Union (EU), a 20% VAT […]

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The “garden shed” tax continues to increase for 2021.

The Garden Shed Tax Increases in 2021, Here is What You Have to Pay

The “garden shed” tax goes to 870 euros per m² in Île-de-France and 767 euros per m² in the rest of France, according to a decree published on December 31st in the Official Journal. If you intend to install a garden shed soon, you will have to put your hand in your pocket (again). After several years of increase, […]

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The milestone of 20,000 deaths from Coronavirus Covid-19 in France was crossed on Monday, April 20, 2020.

The Milestone of 20,000 Deaths Crossed: Figures from the Coronavirus Epidemic in France

In total, 20,265 people have died since the start of the Coronavirus Covid-19 epidemic in France, said Monday 20th April 2020 the Director-General of Health Jérôme Salomon. The Director-General of Health Jérôme Salomon presented Monday 20th April 2020 the latest figures from the coronavirus epidemic that affects France. “The pandemic remains very active and the balance sheet is increasing […]

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Taxes: dates, instructions… how to declare your income during confinement in France

Taxes: Dates, Instructions… How to Declare your Income During Confinement

Despite confinement, fiscal life continues. French taxpayers can start declaring their income from Monday 20th April 2020. What there is to know. It was shifted due to confinement. Originally scheduled from April 9th, the 2019 income statement is open since Monday 20th April 2020 . Given the current context, adjustments have been made, as announced at the end of March by Gérald Darmanin, Minister […]

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Several patient transfers were made this Wednesday, April 1 to unclog the hospitals most affected by the epidemic. Here, a patient from Grand-Est arrived in Toulouse by plane.

Coronavirus Covid-19: France has Passed the 4,000 mark, 6,017 People in Intensive Care

Wednesday 1st April 2020, France registers 4032 deaths linked to the coronavirus covid-19 pandemic. 6,017 people are in intensive care. The details. France has surpassed the symbolic bar of 4,000 dead, linked to Coronavirus Covid-19, this Wednesday 1st April 2020, since the start of the pandemic. It records precisely 4,032 deaths, or 509 more in 24 hours, reported Jérôme […]

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Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2019 tax return is postponed to April 20

Coronavirus Covid-19: Government Delays Start of Tax Return to April 20th

Originally scheduled for April 9th, 2020, the 2019 tax return is postponed to April 20th, due to the coronavirus crisis, announced Gérald Darmanin. A direct consequence of confinement. Tuesday 31st March 2020, Gérald Darmanin, Minister of Action and Public Accounts, announced that the 2019 tax return will be delayed. Initially scheduled for April 9th, it can be done online or on […]

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The pack of Marlboro cigarettes, the most sold in France, will soon cost 10 euros. In Luxembourg, it is half the price.

Tobacco: New Price Rises on 1st March 2020, Packet of Marlboro at 10 Euros

The government published this Tuesday 11th February 2020 a decree fixing the new increase of 50 cents on the prices of cigarettes and roll-your-own tobacco. Details. Tobacco prices continue to climb. The pack of Marlboro cigarettes will even pass the symbolic threshold of 10 euros . Published in the Official Journal on Tuesday 11th February 2020, a ministerial decree fixes the tenth revision of taxes on tobacco prices […]

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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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