Preparation is key for a return to the UK

France remains as popular as ever with UK nationals looking for a new life abroad, whether to spend their retirement years or as a working expatriate.

We are pleased to see that Brexit does not seem to have changed this; in fact, some people have decided to move sooner rather than later.

It is not one-way traffic though, as there are always people who, for one reason or another, find the time has come to leave France.

If you are thinking about returning to the UK, or moving to another country, do not leave it too late to start planning.

You should carefully review the tax and wealth management considerations before you leave France – even before you decide on your departure date.

You may be able to secure long-term tax benefits in the UK due to your time as an expatriate and retain tax advantages secured by your tax planning in France.


Tax residency

You will become non-resident in France the day after you leave under the local rules.

So, only income earned before that will ...

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