Latest information for small businesses in France





Another business scam in France

Here's yet another scam aimed at businesses in France. This one is trying to extort money by making it look like it's compulsory to subscribe to a European directory before getting a TVA number. ...

By Valérie Aston · 4 Mar 2015






Auto-entrepreneur changes coming soon for businesses in France

Last June the French parliament adopted a new bill for small businesses in France which will reform the auto-entrepreneur system from 1 January 2015. Here's a summary of the main changes to come for auto-entrepreneurs. ...

By Valérie Aston · 24 Aug 2014


Decennale insurance to become compulsory for auto-entrepreneurs

Decennale insurance: 10 year warranty to become compulsory for some auto-entrepreneurs registered as artisans. The Loi Pinel for small businesses published on 18th June 2014 plans to increase the requirements for ...

By Valérie Aston · 17 Aug 2014




What is the Declaration Sociale des Independants 2013?

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 Independants ...

By Valérie Aston · 5 Jun 2014


Pension rights for auto-entrepreneur businesses in France

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

By Valérie Aston · 4 May 2014


Deadlines to complete your 2013 French income tax form

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 departments 20 to 49 ...

By Valérie Aston · 1 May 2014