Rory Ramsden – Luxury French Property Finder & Buyer's Agent in south west France
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15,5% Social contributions on French real estate income and capital gains : easy come, easy go….and easy come again !

People that are not residents of France have been subjected to 15.5 percent social contribution on their French real estate income and capital gains since 2012. Throughout history, French social contributions were not applied on wages made by people that were not in touch with the French social security. This issue effects many.

Key Takeaways:

  • Non-French tax residents[1] have been subject to 15,5% social contributions on their French real estate income and real estate capital gains since 2012.
  • Historically, French social contributions were not applied on wages derived by persons not affiliated with the French social security.
  • In the case at hand, the ECJ ruled that a French tax resident affiliated with the Dutch social security system did not have to pay French social contributions on his capital income.

“Historically, French social contributions were not applied on wages derived by persons not affiliated with the French social security.”

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About the Author Rory

Rory Ramsden is a French property finder and buyer's agent working for high net worth private clients wishing to buy a chateau, manor or vineyard in the south west of France. He has lived in France for 8 years after spending time travelling the world on business.

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