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Get Ready, we are open!

Get ready, we are open!We are pleased to announce the opening of our second agency BENJAMINPRATT in the Principality of Monaco.Since the creation of the first agency in 2010 in Cap d'Ail, BENJAMINPRATT has continuously evolved to provide a high quality service and successful negotiation for its customers.Our field of activity cover...

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WE HIRE AT BENJAMINPRATT !

WE HIRE AT BENJAMINPRATT !As part of its development and its upcoming opening as a new agency in the Principality of Monaco, Benjaminpratt is looking for an agent / negotiator for his Cap ofAil agency under the status of independent commercial agent.With his experience and presence, Benjaminpratt will provide you with all its know-...

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Purchasing through an SCI as a foreigner in France : what are the tax consequences and the pitfalls ?

Many foreigners, who are not tax resident in France, set up an SCI for the purchase of their French properties. What are the tax consequences of this option? Purchasing through an SCI: is the taxation greater?The tax paid on the acquisition of a property through an SCI is the same as when there is no SCI, and is unaffected by ...

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Certify the validity of your will in the case of an international succession

A will is an act through which a person, called a testator, expresses his last wishes and disposes of his property for  the period following his death.Wills can be challenged in France for various reasons, including:- If the will does not respect the conditions of capacity: for example, the testator did not have all his mental...

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BENJAMINPRATT - Sponsor of the very famous La Reserve Mala Beach

BENJAMINPRATT is now sponsor of the very famous La Reserve Mala Beach - one of the most exclusive and amazing beaches on the Côte d'Azur ! ...

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Frenc Tax Information for non-residents in France

Complete information with free download at:https://www.cabinet-roche.com/documents/note-information-patrimoine/en/Non-Resident-Newsletter-April-2018.pdfCopyrights:Cabinet Roche & Cie, English speaking accountant in Lyon, France.Specialist in French Real-Estate and Non-resident taxation. ...

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Guide to Property Taxation in France for 2018

Guide to Property Taxation in France for 2018Discover our guide to property taxation in France – 2018:Free dowload at:https://www.cabinet-roche.com/documents/administratif/documents_pour_les_clients/Guide-to-property-taxation-in-France-Roche-Cie-Accountants-in-France-2018.pdfCopyrights:Cabinet Roche & Cie, English speaking acco...

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The 10 most expensive cities on the Riviera

Discover the 10 most expensive cities on the RIvieraSaint Jean-Cap Ferrat - 12 341 €/m² :Villefranche sur mer - 9 251 €/m² : Cap d'Ail - 8 440 €/m² : Eze - 8 243 €/m² : Beausoleil - 7 198 €/m² : Théoule sur mer - 7 085 €/m² : Roquebrune-Cap-Martin - 6 857 €/m² : Cannes - 5 150 €/m² : Nice - 4 606 €/m² :Biot - 4 575 € / m² :&...

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Can we use a drone to carry out private property checks?

Can we use a drone to carry out private property checks? According to the Directorate of Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister), a municipality can not use a drone to find violations of urban planning or tax. The capture of images by means of a drone flying over private property can be considered as an interferenc...

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Happy New Year 2018 !

Dear clients and friends, wishing you a wonderful new year filled with love, joy, health and happiness ! Warm regards, Benjaminpratt Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter and be the first to get informed of our new listed properties ! http://benjaminpratt.us4.list-manage2.com/subscribe?u=4b6c7f6c06521d8072a155a2d&id=bd54fd7...

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Season's Greetings!

Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful Christmas and a very happy, healthy & peaceful New Year!
All the best for you and your family,
Benjamin Pratt

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Property Taxation in France for 2017 - Investing in France

France is one of the most beautiful tourist and real estate investment destination for non-residents.Yet taxation, administrative and legal constraints are all subjects of concern to foreign investors.Do you want to buy a property in France? What is the acquisition process?You have heard of the Impôt de Solidarité sur la Fortune&nb...

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Purchase of real estate in France by a foreign company

There is no legal obstacle to the acquisition by a foreign company of property located in France. However, the taxation applicable may, be a source of difficulties and litigation.The taxation of rents and real estate capital gains.As soon as the profit derived from the rental of properties will have its origin in France, ...

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INTERNATIONAL TAXATION COMPARATIVE

THE REAL ESTATE TAXATION FRANÇAISE: ONE OF THE MOST PERFORMING REGIMES The fashion of the "french bashing" which is developing throughout Europe does not spare the field of taxation. France suffers from the rather negative image conveyed by the foreign media, without actually demonstrating it. The example of the tax at 75% of reven...

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From visiting a property to signing the final deed - FOUR STEPS TO BUYING A PROPERTY IN France

Step 1: the offer to purchaseStep 2: the notary's choice  Step 3: the compromise or the promise of sale  > About the buyers  > About the seller  Step 4: Notifying the Compromise or Promise to the Purchaser  Step 5: The loan offer  > Acceptance of the loan offer  Step 6: the bill of...

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The end of the Wealth tax and the creation of a new wealth tax on real estate…

The draft of the French Finance Act 2018 (hereafter the "FFA draft") is currently under discussion before the French Parliament. It should be voted on before the end of this year to come into force as of 1 January 2018.Amongst various measures (notably the introduction of a 30% flat tax rate on certain financial income), the abolit...

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Tax: good news !

The shares of the Monegasque SCI holding a property in France will not be subject to French inheritance tax. CI. Judgement of the Plenary Chamber of the Supreme Court of October 2, 2015.Source: https://www.courdecassation.fr/jurisprudence_2/assemblee_pleniere_22/622_2_32684.html...

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Main residence: elusive!

Since 7.8.2015 (Law Macron art. 206), the main residence can no longer be the subject of a foreclosure by creditors in the event of professional debts, without having to first establish a statement from seizure. But this measure benefits only individual entrepreneurs, not the corporate executives.

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Eileen Gray: A long life and a short dream, the story of villa E1027

After what many agree have been far too many years of neglect, the iconic Modernist villa E1027 at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin has been restored and opened to the public as of May 3rd, 2015. Built by the designer Eileen Gray in the late 1920s, it was one of the very few modern villas on the Côte d’Azur at that time and its design is of g...

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