Latest information for small businesses in France


Buy a business in France

You have made a decision to move to France and are now looking at ways to make a living there. Starting a new business is an option, but it involves building a customer base from scratch. This article gives you some tips ...

By Valérie Aston · 6 Sep 2016


Experts to help you buy a business in France

Once you have started looking at existing businesses for sale in France, you will need to get some professional advice to guide you. Below is the professionals who can help you. An accountant can help you buy a business ...

By Valérie Aston · 6 Sep 2016


How much does it cost to register a business in France?

You are about to register a business in France and wonder how much it will cost you? This article gives you a summary of the setting up and running costs for French businesses. Registering a micro-entreprise should ...

By Valérie Aston · 1 Jul 2016


Airbnb and Housetrip: What income should you declare in France?

Many people with a property in France are renting out their apartment or house for a few days or weeks on sites such as Airbnb and Housetrip in order to generate extra income. However this raises taxation questions ...

By Valérie Aston · 17 Dec 2015






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