Professional answers and advice on starting and running a small business in France, e.g. auto-entrepreneur SARL, EURL, SAS etc.

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Valerie Lemiere: Start Business in France

Bonjour, I'm Valérie Aston. I’m French, live in France and work as a senior business counsellor at the national support network for entrepreneurs (BGE) and run this site independently since 2009.

I have expert knowledge and experience in all areas of small businesses in France, e.g. business set up, law, regulations, registration, costs, social charges, tax etc. From auto-entrepreneur, SARL, EURL, SAS etc., I'm able to answer all your questions and advise you on any business issues.

How I can help you:

  1. Everyone's questions: I've answered about 76,680 questions for 3,145 members. Membership is for a year and you can be 100% sure of getting all the answers, options and information you need.
  2. Helpline: This is a one to one service that covers a lot of ground. It's for when you want to get up to speed quickly, to talk through your options in-depth and fully understand the implications of your choices.
  3. Auto-entrepreneur business registration: I can register a business for you in France. You'll be registered quickly, correctly and with no errors to hold back your business. I manage the whole process.
  4. Business administration: After registering a business in France there are administration services that must be done and quite often registration problems chased and corrected. I can do this for you.

Wishing you all the best,

Valerie Lemiere: Start Business in France

Business blog

French 2019 personal income tax declaration delayed

Gerard Dramanin, Minister of Action and Public Accounts announced on 31st March that the launch of the French income tax declaration campaign is postponed for ten days ...

By Valérie Aston · 1 Apr 2020 · 173 views

Covid 19 - Government support to small businesses in France

Due to the impact of the coronavirus epidemic on economic activity, the Government has launched some exceptional measures to support French businesses. I have listed below the key measures announced ...

By Valérie Aston · 16 Mar 2020 · 1940 views

How to become a Freelancer in France

You have moved to France or are travelling/studying in France and fancy staying longer while freelancing. What is the best way to do this? ...

By Valérie Aston · 12 Mar 2020 · 178 views

Business videos

How to create your business account with Net Entreprises

This video gives you a step-by-step guide to create your business account on Net-Entreprises.fr. When your account is set-up, you will be able to login within 48 hours to make your auto-entrepreneur turnover declaration. ...

By Valérie Aston · 23 Jan 2011

Business podcasts

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

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. ...

By Valérie Aston · 10 May 2011

Adding an APE or NAF code to your business

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 entreprise ...

By Valérie Aston · 10 May 2011

Complete overview of the auto-entrepreneur system

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 want a ...

By Valérie Aston · 6 Sep 2013

Everyone's questions

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Two Auto Entrepreneurs in a family

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Under which Scheme(s) should we register?

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COVID-19 & Employee on CDI contract via TESE

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Assistance from Action Sanitaire et Sociale (ASS)

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Coronavirus: Assistance for seasonal guest house’s.

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First URSSAF declaration micro entrepreneur

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Short Term Lettings Business - Tax & Social Charges

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CPAM

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Autoentrepreneur: is having an accountant necessary to answer Impots questions?

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Loss of income due to Lockdown covid 19

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2020 social charge for micro

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