Valerie Lemiere

Hello, I'm Valerie Lemiere. I’m French, I live in France and work as a business consultant (9 years and) for a national business support network. I have extensive knowledge and experience in all areas of French business regimes, rules, regulations, registration, costs, cotisations, taxes, tva etc.

I can help you:

  • Choose the right legal and financial business structure
  • Understand and compare the options available to you
  • Calculate and minimise business taxes and social charges
  • Understand TVA, financing and business regulations
  • Solve issues with RSI, URSSAF, Chambre de Metiers etc
  • Register, update or change your business activities
  • Make sense of health care, carte vitale and maternity

Business blog

What is the Declaration Sociale des Independants 2013?

By Valerie Lemiere · 05 June, 2014

It's come up several times in the forum the past few weeks, so I thought I'd answer it here as well.Could you confirm please that an auto-entrepreneur does not have to complete the Declaration Sociale Des…

Pension rights for auto-entrepreneurs in France

By Valerie Lemiere · 04 May, 2014

We're all concerned about our pension and as a auto-entrepreneur you're entitled to one as well. However, you need to meet certain turnover thresholds.Here's a question about auto-entrepreneur pensions that…

Deadlines to complete your 2013 French income tax form

By Valerie Lemiere · 01 May, 2014

All paper declarations have to be sent back by 20th May 2013 at midnight. For online declarations the deadlines to return your French income tax are:27th May for departments 01 to 19. 3rd June for…

How to complete your 2013 French income tax form 2042 CK PRO

By Valerie Lemiere · 28 April, 2014

You have to complete a French income tax form, Impôt sur le revenu, if you were a French resident in 2013 or if you had income from a French source in 2013, such as property rental, dividends, business…

7 Tips to start a business in France

By Valerie Lemiere · 31 March, 2014

1. Do some market researchMarket research is essential if your business is to succeed and meet your expectations. First thing to check is demand for you product or service, especially if you’re aiming local.…

Auto-entrepreneur Videos

Auto-entrepreneur overview

By Valerie Lemiere · 25 June, 2013

This video will give you a complete overview of the auto-entrepreneur system. It's perfect if you're starting a business in France as an auto-entrepreneur, or you're registered and want a better…

How to register as an auto-entrepreneur online

By Valerie Lemiere · 06 April, 2013

A step-by-step video explaining exactly how to register your business as an auto entrepreneur online. Watch the video and understand the impact of all the choices you will make.What will you…

How to register online as an auto-entrepreneur artisan

By Valerie Lemiere · 03 April, 2013

The auto-entrepreneur artisan video gives you both an overview of the activities considered as artisanales in France and a detailed step-by-step guide on how to register. It also explains which type of…

Podcasts

Complete overview of the auto-entrepreneur system part 1

By Valerie Lemiere · 06 September, 2013

This podcast, which is 44 minutes long, will give you a complete overview of the auto-entrepreneur system. It's perfect if you're starting a business in France as an auto-entrepreneur, or you're registered and…

Adding an APE or NAF code to your business

By Valerie Lemiere · 10 May, 2011

This podcast discusses the implications of adding an extra APE or NAF activity code to your current business and how to do it. Adding an extra APE activity code can be done for an auto-entrepreneur, an…

How to set up a health cover and get a carte vitale

By Valerie Lemiere · 10 May, 2011

This podcast explains how to set up a health cover and how to get a carte vitale for entrepreneurs. Find out how your carte vitale will be issued and answers to popular questions on health cover.

Q&A Forum

Why can’t I make my declaration trimestrielle online?

Asked 11 hours ago 1 reply
Auto-entrepreneur Open

Which auto-entrepreneur is best?

Asked 12 hours ago 2 replies
Business registration Open

How should I raise my factures?

Asked 16 hours ago 1 reply
Auto-entrepreneur Open

When should I pay Formation Professionnelle Artisan?

Asked 16 hours ago 1 reply
Auto-entrepreneur Open

Better financially to open a EIRL or EURL?

Asked 19 hours ago 1 reply
SARL, EURL and EIRL Open

Virtual terminal to take credit card payments for chambre d’hotes?

Asked yesterday 1 reply
Gîtes, chambres et tables d’hôtes Answered

Different between trade and services in French TVA terms?

Asked 2 days ago 1 reply
General business Open

Am I eligible for ACCRE?

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Business registration Answered

Auto-entrepreneur retirement scheme options?

Asked 2 days ago 1 reply
Auto-entrepreneur Answered

Registered as gite but getting paperwork through for hotel or restaurant?

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Gîtes, chambres et tables d’hôtes Open

More than one activity under a SARL?

Asked 2 days ago 1 reply
SARL, EURL and EIRL Open

Where can we find turnover data for similar businesses for a business plan?

Asked 2 days ago 1 reply
General business Open

How much do we need to earn to be eligible for superannuation?

Asked 5 days ago 1 reply
Auto-entrepreneur Answered

What is the APE code for a chambres d’hotes?

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Business registration Answered

Paid for the 1st & 2nd trimestre for my first declaration - invoiced again?

Asked 6 days ago 1 reply
Auto-entrepreneur Answered

Applying for Carte Européenne d’Assurance Maladie (CEAM)?

Asked 7 days ago 3 replies
Health care and carte vitale Answered

SACEM - sonorisation de votre etablissement

Asked 8 days ago 3 replies
Auto-entrepreneur Answered

What social security do I use to register as an auto-entrepreneur?

Asked 11 days ago 1 reply
Business registration Answered

Who do I pay my first auto-entrepreneur declaration to by cheque?

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Auto-entrepreneur Answered

Can auto-entrepreneurs be TVA registered?