Foreign enterprisers coming to France can now benefit from simplified procedures if setting up a sole trader, also known as registering as auto-entrepreneurs, in this country. The Employment Law was amended last year in order to encourage the establishment of small businesses. This year, the sole trader registration procedure underwent a slight change, the first one being the reference term for this type of entity, now called micro-entrepreneur. Below you can learn how to register as a micro-entrepreneur in France in 5 steps.
The tax rebates the Government has implemented last year have had a positive impact on the overall tax burden in 2015. Both individuals and companies have benefited from tax cuts which led to a slight fall of the tax burden last year. This is the result of the Responsibility and Solidarity Pact combined with the tax credit for competitiveness and employment. Our lawyers in France can provide you with information about the two legislative measures.