UK tax law: can I work from my second home in France?

A calculator, paperwork and an income tax guide
Working from a second home in France could be complicated for British employees

I currently have to work from home for my company in the UK. If I don’t have to go to my office, can I go to my second home in France and work from there, without paying income tax in France?

It depends how long you want to stay in France for.

Most UK companies would be against allowing its employees to do this as there are a number of complications that could arise. However, if you go for only a short time then it probably will not be an issue. 

Colin Leckey, a partner at an international law firm network specialising in employment law, Ius Laboris, said employers tend to err on the side of caution when it comes to allowing their employees to work from home abroad, as they have to consider tax, social security, ...

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