Key commercial and taxation factors that are relevant on setting up a business in France

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Overview

The annual inflation rate was around 0,2% in 2016. The Euribor annual interest rate is negative at 0.130%.

Growth rate for 2017 is expected to be around 1.4% (1.1% in 2016).

The tax administration is quite powerful and attention should be paid to existing constraints but also possible opportunities.

Payroll regulations and obligations should be considered very carefully as most benefits are defined by law and must be applied.

This document describes some of the key commercial and taxation factors that are relevant on setting up a business in France. The document includes information on:

  • Choice of Legal Form
  • Audit Requirements
  • Taxation
  • Allowances
  • Teamwork
  • Employment
  • Withholding Taxes
  • Miscellaneous

Country Breakdown

67

Million

Population

Euro

Currency

$ 1.465

Trillion

GDP

643,801

km2