Taxation news


How to devise new tax planning strategies

Modification of the ISF, abandonment of the tax shield, tightening on gifts and estates, tax increases on important life insurance contracts, setting up an Exit Tax : before leaving for recess , deputies and senators adopted the bill amending the taxation of wealth. While some cogitate on new tax planning strategies that will […]


The supplementary budgets for 2011

The text notably reduces the taxation of estate owning in favour of a heavier taxation on transfer of property, proceeds with the reform of the Wealth Tax and the removal of the tax shield. As originally planned by the Ministry of Budget, the law should yield nearly 200 million in additional revenue […]


Meeting of Heads of State and Government of the euro zone

The Minister of Economy, Finance and Industry presented a paper on the meeting of Heads of State and Government of the euro zone. The Heads of State and Government of the euro area and the institutions of the European Union met Thursday, July 21, 2011 to define a response to […]


FRENCH WEALTH TAX CHANGES FOR FOREIGNER

Taxation of wealth is under significant reform in the proposed supplementary budget for 2011, changing the scale of the ISF, the elimination of the tax shield and the increase of human donation are the key measures.But we keep forgetting that the Government also proposes “ new ability to pay tax […]


THE TAX SHIELD IS REMOVED

MPs adopted during the night from Friday to Saturday two items reducing the WEALTH TAX and removing the “tax shield”. It unanimously that the members voted in at about 2 o’clock in the night from Friday to Saturday, the repeal of the tax shield, a measure called “social justice” by […]


THE MAIN FEATURES OF FRENCH WEALTH TAX

All individuals who are tax domiciliaries of France are subject to wealth tax if their world-wide net taxable assets as of January 1 of any given taxable year are valued in excess of the legal taxable threshold. The wealth tax is also imposed on all individuals who, although not otherwise […]