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Forum: France
Apr 6th 2022, 4:19 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By Frenchie51

Re: Fibre Internet

Many thanks for your reply. We have friends who have gone wit SOSH, the cheaper arm of Orange, and are paying just 19.99e.
Forum: France
Apr 5th 2022, 11:52 am
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By Frenchie51

Fibre Internet

Just wondering if anyone has recently taken up a fibre offer. I'am looking for unlimited Internet and fixed line Internet phone. Currently with Orange,but looking for the best deal, if anyone can...
Forum: France
Feb 21st 2022, 3:28 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,109
Posted By Frenchie51

Re: French car

We have been resident in France for 8 years,so my knowledge dates back 8 years. At the time ,as we owned a house in France we could purchase a car in France and register it to our French address. A...
Forum: France
Feb 15th 2022, 6:11 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,109
Posted By Frenchie51

Re: French car

Hi, so although we are now resident in France, for 20 years our house in Normandie was a second home. At that time I brought a Subaru Sti in France. So I lived in the UK,owned a house in France and...
Forum: France
Feb 15th 2022, 5:52 am
Replies: 1,503
Views: 257,997
Posted By Frenchie51

Re: Introduction Thread (Somewhere to say Hi)

Hi Nairn,what your planning is exactly what we did. Many years ago we brought an old,empty house in Normandie. After years of work and lots of money we have a very comfortable home. If I can help in...
Forum: France
Nov 1st 2021, 12:25 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By Frenchie51

Re: Tax lawyer

Hi dmu,yes the other clients do live in France. The fine is 1,500 euros and I'm located in Normandie,near Fecamp. My friend, who is a retired financial consultant for La Poste, has presented all the...
Forum: France
Oct 31st 2021, 8:38 am
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By Frenchie51

Re: Tax lawyer

Thank you for your advice,although at this stage I'm not sure an accountant can help. Here is a bit more information regarding the problem. We placed monies with Beacon Weath Management to invest....
Forum: France
Oct 31st 2021, 8:06 am
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By Frenchie51

Re: Tax lawyer

Thanks for the reply.. The fine is for not declaring the account, but this was not possibly as we had no knowledge of the account. We have a good friend ,who is French and has some knowledge of tax...
Forum: France
Oct 31st 2021, 7:37 am
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By Frenchie51

Tax lawyer

Several years ago we had an investment with Beacon Wealth Management. Our money was invested in various ways,all under the control of BWM. We have had a notification from our tax office saying an...
Forum: France
Oct 29th 2021, 7:39 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,633
Posted By Frenchie51

Re: Bonfires - first world problems in rural France.

We had a similar problem with a local farmer. Fortunately we are very good friends with our Mayor who is very hardworking. He said it's unlawful and went and had a stern word. Problem solved.
Forum: France
Jan 14th 2021, 7:30 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By Frenchie51

Car insurance

We have been resident in France for 8 years and own two french registered cars,both have fully comprehensive insurance. Normally, pre covid, we make several trips a year back to the UK. Post Brexit...
Forum: France
Jan 16th 2019, 8:12 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By Frenchie51

Re: Still waiting for French driving licence

We had a similar experience. We both had the old paper UK driving licence's and made numerous trips to the prefecture each time to be met with a demand for more paperwork,some of which did not exist...
Forum: France
Mar 14th 2018, 6:23 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 580
Posted By Frenchie51

Tax problem

We retired to Frnce about 4 years ago.I have investments in various countries which are paid into a UK bank account, but are not taxed in the UK. All income is declared in France and any due taxes...
Forum: France
Feb 19th 2018, 8:12 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,034
Posted By Frenchie51

Re: Utilities etc..

If you are in a very rural situation, like us, Orange is the only option. When we have approached other suppliers they have wanted an extra premuim due to our situation, Also as said earlier Orange...
Forum: France
Feb 19th 2018, 8:04 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,219
Posted By Frenchie51

Re: Dad in hospital in France/ Advice needed

Hi, not sure if this will help,but here is how the system worked for me. My Wife and I retired to France in 2014. As we were both under the UK retirement age we could not apply For form S1 or CV. I...
Forum: France
Oct 3rd 2017, 7:04 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,261
Posted By Frenchie51

Re: Keeping your UK phone number

We have lived in France for 3 years and my Wife has retained her Vodaphone PAYG phone and number.She also recently had a text re ending of all roaming charges.She tops it up online and their doesn't...
Forum: France
Dec 23rd 2016, 6:28 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,054
Posted By Frenchie51

Re: Compost bins

I have 3 large compost bins made from pallets. We compost everything and it works for me.
Forum: France
Dec 12th 2016, 7:10 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,399
Posted By Frenchie51

Re: French Driving Licence

Thanks Tweedpipe for the info. Iguazu Falls are on our must visit list, have also been told that fly fishing in Argentina is superb.
Forum: France
Dec 11th 2016, 7:21 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,399
Posted By Frenchie51

Re: French Driving Licence

Thanks for that. I spoke to someone in authority and they said the same thing,ie apply for an international licence, free and lasts for 3yrs. They said that as we now have our french licences the...
Forum: France
Dec 10th 2016, 6:36 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,399
Posted By Frenchie51

French Driving Licence

So after 7 months of visits and lots paperwork my Wife and I finally have our French driving licences. On my Wifes licence it has her maiden name, no mention of her married name, is this correct. We...
Forum: France
Nov 1st 2016, 6:18 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,280
Posted By Frenchie51

Forum: France
Oct 31st 2016, 7:23 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,280
Posted By Frenchie51

Re: Double Taxation Relief

As we have several UK and overseas investments I think I need a good accountant with knowledge of UK and French taxation. Does anyone know someone they could recommend?, Thanks.
Forum: France
Oct 26th 2016, 7:16 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,462
Posted By Frenchie51

Re: Buying to rent in France

I agree with the first post,rental laws in France are completely in favour of the tenants. We have French friends who rented their house for 3 years, missed the 3 month period to reclaim it and are...
Forum: France
Oct 22nd 2016, 7:25 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,280
Posted By Frenchie51

Re: Double Taxation Relief

It's the investment company which is deducting the interest.Yes I've filled in all the necessary forms and sent them of. I guess from what you have said that I must now contact HMRC and ask them to...
Forum: France
Oct 20th 2016, 12:20 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,280
Posted By Frenchie51

Double Taxation Relief

As a resident of France I declare all my income in France. I have an investment in the UK which pays income 6 monthly into a UK bank a/c. Uk tax was deducted in the Uk. I contacted the company and...
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