Doing Business in France 2020
08 October 2020
This publication has been prepared by the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD) for BDO, its clients and prospective clients. Its aim is to provide the essential background information on the taxation aspects of setting up and running a business in France.
It is of use to anyone who is thinking of establishing a business in this country as a separate entity, as a branch of a foreign company or as a subsidiary of an existing foreign company. It also covers the essential background tax information for individuals considering coming to work or live permanently in France.
This publication covers the most common forms of business entity and the taxation aspects of running or working for such a business. For individual taxpayers, the important taxes to which individuals are likely to be subject are dealt with in some detail.
We have endeavored to include the most important issues, but it is not feasible to discuss every subject in comprehensive detail within this format. If you would like to know more, please contact our experts. They will be able to provide you with information on any further issues and on the impact of any legislation and developments subsequent to the date mentioned at the heading of each chapter.