Latest information for small businesses in France


Auto Entrepreneur set up - Paperwork Checklist

You have recently created an auto-entrepreneur and feeling lost with all the documents that you are receiving? Download my Auto Entrepreneur Paperwork Checklist ...

By Valérie Aston · 12 Feb 2020


ACRE - Social charges exoneration in 2020

You might have heard the bad news that ACRE, the social charges exoneration given to new entrepreneurs had changed in 2020. It will indeed be harder to get and the exoneration will not be so interesting. ...

By Valérie Aston · 27 Jan 2020





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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