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France

How To Insure Your Pet In France

Monday March 25, 2019 (19:22:30)

As expats, we know that each move to a new country means mountains of research and paperwork. You’ll have to open new bank accounts, fill in forms, and take out new insurance policies. If you’re shopping for insurance abroad, you need to have an idea of which providers to get quotes from, as well as the difference in services between your current country and your new home.   more ...

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What Documentation Will You Need To Stay In France Following Brexit?

Thursday December 20, 2018 (19:56:01)

Brexit: it’s been the topic on everyone’s minds ever since Article 50 was triggered by Theresa May on March 29th, 2017. As the UK’s date to leave the European Union (EU) draws closer, speculation over what will happen with regards to trade, healthcare and visa agreements rages on.   more ...

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An Expat Guide to Car Insurance In France

Thursday November 01, 2018 (14:19:16)

Moving abroad can be confusing at the best of times. There’s so much to learn with regards to properties, locations and culture – and that’s before you add in the paperwork!   more ...

France > Financial

France

Taxe Foncière And Taxe d'Habitation: What Expats Need To Know

Wednesday September 26, 2018 (15:14:23)

We know that one of the pitfalls of expat life can be wrapping your head around the taxes and paperwork of your new home country. Let’s face it, taxes can be complicated enough even if you’ve lived in the same country for your whole life! So getting used to a whole new system that works in an totally different way is (unsurprisingly) going to be a bit of a learning curve.   more ...

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UK Expat Buying Property In France? Here's What You Need To Know

Thursday September 13, 2018 (15:11:46)

Despite uncertainties over Brexit, buying property in France remains a popular choice for British expats, whether as a permanent residence, an investment property, or a holiday home. In some regions, property is substantially cheaper than in the UK and British people are still welcome; for instance, the Occitanie area is home to a high proportion of British expats.   more ...

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France

Ten Signs You've Been Living In Paris For Too Long

Wednesday August 22, 2018 (12:42:58)

Few cities have the romantic allure of the City of Lights. The French capital has made names, broken hearts and inspired geniuses. Ernest Hemingway, Pablo Picasso and George Orwell all found their artistic feet in Paris, the city they adopted as home.   more ...

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France

Working As A Micro-Entrepreneur In France: What You Need To Know

Thursday August 16, 2018 (07:58:28)

So you’ve moved – or are moving to – France and plan to work for yourself. Registering under the micro-entrepreneur (formerly known as ‘auto-entrepreneur’) banner is the easiest way to kick off your small business activities. This means that tax and accounting rules are simplified, and you can do all of your reporting online, without needing an accountant.   more ...

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France

How To Find The Right Expat Mortgage For You In France

Wednesday August 08, 2018 (16:43:21)

Some of us might be lucky enough to embark on a new life in France with the financial means to buy a dream property outright. But for many, establishing a home in ‘the Hexagone’ requires a helping hand from the bank.   more ...

France > Health

France

Everything You Need To Know About The Carte Vitale

Monday July 23, 2018 (11:08:01)

The Carte Vitale is the national French health insurance card. Expats who qualify to register with the service benefit from having around 60 to 70 percent of their medical costs, including appointments, scans and prescriptions, covered by the state.   more ...

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France

A Vegetarian Guide To Paris

Wednesday July 11, 2018 (11:52:52)

Paris has changed. The city looks much the same as it has for the past 100 years, but the French capital is experiencing somewhat of a renaissance when it comes to the humble vegetable. What once was a destination recognised for being one of the most difficult places in the world to be vegetarian or vegan now boasts a booming veggie scene.   more ...