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Have you created a French business recently or thinking about doing so in 2020? If so, make sure you keep up-to-date with news and changes which could impact your business. ...

By Valérie Aston · 27 Dec 2019



4 tips to succeed with your auto entrepreneur in 2020

Many first time entrepreneurs in France, start with an auto entrepreneur in order to test their market and to understand the French system. Here are my 4 tips for a succeed. ...

By Valérie Aston · 10 Dec 2019



Review of online banks for entrepreneurs in France

In this article, I am reviewing several of the online banks available for small entrepreneurs. Get an overview of N26, MonaBanq, Boursorama, Qonto and TransferWise. ...

By Valérie Aston · 19 Nov 2019


How to check and pay your 2019 CFE tax

Contribution Fonciere des Entreprises (CFE) is a small tax to be paid to local authorities from your second year in business. Here is how to check, validate and plan its payment. ...

By Valérie Aston · 15 Nov 2019


How to get your personal French tax number

You have recently moved to France and are wondering how to get your personal tax number. Here is how to get your numero fiscal.  ...

By Valérie Aston · 14 Nov 2019






Using a domiciliation address for your French business address

When registering a business in France, you will have to give a business address, which for most entrepreneurs would be their home address. What happens if you are renting or want to keep your address private? ...

By Valérie Aston · 22 Sep 2019


Tips to open a cafe or tea shop in France

Many people dream of moving to France and opening a small cafe or adding a café or tea shop to a gite and chambre d'hotes site. There are a few things that you will need to consider to open a café in France ...

By Valérie Aston · 2 Jul 2019