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Offshore tax havens: France

British expats have President Sarkozy to thanks for a significant change to the French tax regime – notably regarding the Bouclier Fiscal.

Offshore tax havens: if retiring in France, consider an Assurance Vie, a specialised form of insurance policy, which is taxed very favourably here Photo: Getty Images

The changes mean that combined income tax, wealth tax, social charges and local property taxes connected to the main residence cannot exceed 50 per cent of your total income for the previous year.

If the relevant taxes exceed 50 per cent of income for the previous year, the taxpayer will have to claim a refund of the excess taxes paid. There is no maximum limit to the amount of refund that can be claimed.

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