Should I take French nationality?

I am a 75-year-old widow and have lived in France for 40 years. I own an apartment in Paris and have various additional assets in France and two small bank accounts in the UK. I would like my two adult children to inherit my property and assets on my death. Is there any advantage to me taking French nationality when it comes to French succession law and taxes on my death?

Barbara Heslop replies: You are habitually resident in France so the French rules for succession and inheritance tax will apply on your death.

In accordance with these rules, your children would be automatically entitled to receive two thirds ...

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