Taxed in both UK and France

In recent months I received a French tax demand, which I paid, but my friends say it cannot be right as my state pension and work pension are taxed at source in the UK. Are the French tax authorities within their rights to tax me as well?  I.B.

The general rule is that any right to tax your income, apart from a few exceptions, rests with the country in which you are resident, and as is outlined in the double tax treaties.

On taking French residency, you normally need to complete the UK tax form SI 2009 Number 226 (available with an internet ...

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