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Forum: France
Jan 17th 2020, 8:34 am
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By cyrian

Re: Selling property in UK (resident in France)

UK solicitors use valuation tables to estimate the value of properties between purchase date and sale for calculating CGT.
Forum: France
Jan 17th 2020, 8:29 am
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By cyrian

Re: Pre existing health condition

@LVC
Simon said in a previous post that they would be early retirees.
@ Simon
You could rent a home and try living between both countries initially for many months a year.
This would allow you to...
Forum: France
Jan 15th 2020, 8:29 am
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By cyrian

Re: Selling property in UK (resident in France)

Hi
You have run the property as a business since 2009.
You are non-resident for tax in the UK and therefore you do not have the UK tax-free allowance for Capital Gains (CGT).
You will pay CGT on...
Forum: France
Jan 14th 2020, 7:06 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By cyrian

Re: Selling property in UK (resident in France)

Hi
Welcome to the forum.
How long have you been resident in France?
Which home is your main residence?
Has the UK home been rented out during any period?
Forum: France
Jan 13th 2020, 9:43 am
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By cyrian

Re: Finding builders/help with DIY

Hi
Welcome to the forum.

Have a search in pagesjaunes.fr for the different tradesmen you need.
Regarding UK builders, please be very careful. You need to apply for planning permission at the...
Forum: France
Jan 13th 2020, 9:30 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,123
Posted By cyrian

Re: Considering moving to France need guidance please

The OP seems to have left the room.
I think that many Brits who consider moving to France underestimate the language barrier.
It isn't easy to learn French.
The grammar is more complex than...
Forum: France
Jan 8th 2020, 5:04 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,123
Posted By cyrian

Re: Considering moving to France need guidance please

My opinion is that the USA cannot import items that do not comply with our standards.
It is illegal to import haggis into the USA because it does not comply with their standards.
If chlorinated...
Forum: France
Jan 5th 2020, 2:48 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,123
Posted By cyrian

Re: Considering moving to France need guidance please

Have a look at this post on BE
Moving back from France to UK (https://britishexpats.com/forum/moving-back-uk-61/moving-back-uk-how-manage-930145/)
Jan 5th 2020, 2:43 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By cyrian

Re: "Underbelly" and the privatisation of Edinburgh

What has this to do with "moving back to the UK"?
Forum: France
Jan 5th 2020, 1:49 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,123
Posted By cyrian

Re: Considering moving to France need guidance please

Hi Mike,

Welcome to the forum.
I think that you should take a couple of steps back and examine the issues that you have raised one-at-a-time.
First of all, France is not "partner friendly"....
Jan 2nd 2020, 4:26 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By cyrian

Re: Elderly Dutch Parents Moving to the UK - Benefits??

Ask for advice in the Citizens Advice Bureau.
Forum: France
Dec 29th 2019, 11:39 am
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By cyrian

Re: Burgled in France

Hi perhaps Oldandugly should change his name to older and wiser ;)
Seriously, every sympathy with your situation.
Insurance companies know and understand their policies but we are just amateurs....
Forum: France
Dec 12th 2019, 6:57 pm
Replies: 327
Read Me: bad jokes...
Views: 110,187
Posted By cyrian

Re: bad jokes...

The French Brexit song

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPLe9qhpBF8
Forum: France
Dec 11th 2019, 8:14 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,366
Posted By cyrian

Re: The Big Strike 5th December 2019

@TP
We were returning to the UK with TGV booked for Thursday 5th and our plan B was similar to yours.
We swapped our tickets for 5th to the 4th and booked a hotel at CdeG airport.
Our flights...
Forum: France
Dec 5th 2019, 8:15 pm
Replies: 327
Read Me: bad jokes...
Views: 110,187
Posted By cyrian

Forum: France
Dec 5th 2019, 6:21 pm
Replies: 327
Read Me: bad jokes...
Views: 110,187
Posted By cyrian

Re: bad jokes...

Many years ago my OH went into a restaurant for lunch.
They had kindly translated the menu into english with both languages on an A-board on the pavement.
The menu included foie gras and lardons...
Dec 3rd 2019, 8:50 am
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By cyrian

Re: Best primary schools London which borough?

Hi
My DD lives in Wandsworth where there have been problems with overcrowding in primary schools.
A new school has opened which hopefully has eased the situation.
There are social media sites that...
Forum: France
Nov 11th 2019, 8:00 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,024
Posted By cyrian

Re: Has your taxe d’habitation gone down?

There is an article in The Connexion on page 33 regarding the 65% reduction of the taxe d'habitation.
Could your house be registered as a 2nd home?
When we first completed the registration for our...
Forum: France
Nov 11th 2019, 7:58 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,918
Posted By cyrian

Re: Income Tax in France

Just a general point for the benefit of future members.
The Connexion November 2019 issue has an article on hobbies and taxation which is entitled "Is business needed to sell a few wooden hobby...
Forum: France
Nov 8th 2019, 4:56 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By cyrian

Re: Optimal time of year to move to France tax-wise

Hi Bazzer
Not much response to your question.
I believe that you are taxed on a split-year basis where your tax liability is treated differently by HMRC.
Perhaps if you Google that then you will...
Forum: France
Nov 6th 2019, 8:02 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,918
Posted By cyrian

Re: Income Tax in France

The reason I posted that was to indicate to the OP that the more relaxed rules of HMRC do not apply to the FISC.
He should therefore check his status with others who are in the same situation e.g....
Forum: France
Nov 5th 2019, 6:46 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,918
Posted By cyrian

Re: Income Tax in France

Several years ago I asked a friend who is an expert comptable regarding this for another BE member.
His answer was "if you earn money from it then it is not a hobby".
I got the impression that the...
Forum: France
Nov 1st 2019, 12:04 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,583
Posted By cyrian

Re: what possessions to bring and what not when moving to France

Not quite correct.
If you phone your pharmacy, then they can order your prescription from the surgery and the medicine will be available the following day depending on timing.
Depending on the...
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