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Registration of company securities

Registration of company securities

It is common that over a company’s lifetime changes to partners will occur and company shares are then sold. But what about the tax regime for the registration of these company securities and where are they registered. These different regimes are outlined in three parts below:  Share transfers Partner share transfers Transfer of partner shares...
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Automatic exchange of information

Automatic exchange of information

To date, 129 jurisdictions are participating in the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters. http://www.oecd.org/ctp/exchange-of-tax-information/Status_of_convention.pdf This convention, which is part of the work of the OECD and the Council of Europe, aims at establishing cooperation in tax matters between different States and more specifically between the different jurisdictions, in order to fight...
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The transfer of French property company shares in the event of death

The shares in a property company can be transferred in different ways (contributions, transfer, donation and transfer on death, etc.), as appropriate. We shall focus on the transfer of shares in a property company on death. It is necessary initially to understand when this transfer will occur. Since this is a transfer on death, the...
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Estimate your French Council Tax for the current year

The French Tax Administration (« DGFIP ») has opened up resources enabling taxpayers to determine how their local council taxes paid on their French homes and properties are calculated. For the record, French Property taxes are divided in two folds : the “Taxe Foncière” is paid by the owner or the landlord if any, and the “Taxe...
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Declaration relating to beneficial ownership

Within the context of anti-money laundering and combatting terrorism financing, numerous mechanisms have been implemented. An order dated 1st of December 2016 has reinforced these mechanisms. This order transposes article 30 of the Directive, dating from 20 May 2015 , which created a register for the beneficial owners of legal entities. This order instituted articles...
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Setting up a company in France

Setting up a company in France

Setting up a company in France can prove to be a complex operation for a large number of people, for various reasons. The choice of legal form Many legal forms of companies are possible in France, we have classified them into 2 categories: partnerships and companies based on capital.   Partnerships Companies based on capital...
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Reforms to the DUTREIL PACT

Reforms to the DUTREIL PACT

The law on the economic initiative of 1 August 2003 (Law No. 2003-721) led to the creation of Articles 787 B and 787 C in the CGI (General Tax Code). These new articles are intended to simplify and lower the cost of the transfer of a family business. This scheme called the “Dutreil Pact”, with...
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Is Italy a European country with an advantageous tax regime?

2019 Budget Law At the end of 2018, Giuseppe Conte’s government managed to get approval (after some last-minute changes to comply with the demands of the highest authorities in the European Union) for their 2019 Budget Law[1]. This law is intriguing as many of its provisions may interest expats. For example, it states that retirees...
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What Property Taxes Can I Expect in Paris?

From stamp duties to other fees, buying in the City of Lights has many costs Every week, Mansion Global poses a tax question to real estate tax attorneys. Here is this week’s question. Q. I’m thinking of living my dream of moving to Paris. What are property taxes like there? A. Paris may be a...
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