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Administrative simplification: initial results of consultation with entrepreneurs The French Minister of the Economy recently unveiled the first results of the public consultation on administrative simplification.
Companies with fewer than 11 employees have until December 31 to opt for quarterly payment of social security contributions. In principle, social security contributions are deducted on the 5th or 20th of each month. However, it is possible to opt for quarterly payment.
Bercy launches "Rencontres de la simplification de la vie des entreprises The government recently launched a public consultation aimed at business leaders and entrepreneurs.
An Urssaf inspection may be deemed irregular The Urssaf can have a tax reassessment annulled by a judge if certain procedures are not rigorously respected, as recently happened to a company.
Guichet unique: no more paper forms Companies can no longer submit paper forms to the registries, except in the case of certain exceptional formalities.
Help! helps self-employed workers in difficulty The French social security organizations have joined forces to offer "Help!", a special service for self-employed workers in difficulty.
Micro-entrepreneurs: option to opt for lump-sum payment until September 30 Active micro-entrepreneurs have until September 30, 2023 to opt for the lump-sum payment at source.
Recovery of social security contributions from the personal assets of sole traders A decree issued on July 17 sets the thresholds applicable to the recovery of social security contributions from an entrepreneur's personal assets.
The new Urssaf inspection procedure An April 12 decree modifies and improves the Urssaf inspection procedure. Here's what you need to know.
How to account for expense claims An expense report is a document that covers all expenses incurred by a member of staff in the course of his or her work, using his or her own funds....
New tax measures for businesses in 2023 The Finance Act for 2023 includes new measures for businesses. Here's the lowdown.
Urssaf helps companies cope with rising energy prices Faced with the difficulties encountered by small and medium-sized businesses due to rising gas and electricity prices, Urssaf is offering assistance by granting...
CFEs replaced by the one-stop shop for business formalities As of January 1, 2023, all business start-up, modification and cessation formalities must be carried out online via the one-stop shop for business formalities (guichet unique des formalités...
Urssaf inspection: a 3-month limit for companies with fewer than 20 employees On January 1, the measure limiting the duration of Urssaf inspections to 3 months for companies with fewer than 20 employees was made permanent.
Business formalities: the one-stop shop causes concern Since the beginning of the year, all procedures and formalities for setting up, modifying or cancelling a business have been carried out via a one-stop shop.
Self-employed workers: lower social security contributions A decree published in December by the government reduces the sickness and maternity contributions of certain self-employed workers.
Social security contributions: option for quarterly payment possible until December 31 Companies wishing to opt for quarterly payment of their social security contributions must inform their Urssaf or MSA office before December 31.
Businesses: hiring remains at a high level Despite the war in Ukraine and growth coming to a virtual standstill, companies continue to hire on a massive scale.
Portailpro: a website dedicated to tax and social security procedures for businesses On February 24, the French government announced the launch of the Portailpro.gouv.fr website, enabling companies to complete their tax and social security formalities.
Fuel costs per kilometer: higher scales in 2021 The tax authorities have published the fuel expenses scale for the 2021 tax return, to be filed in spring 2022.
Clearance plans, fraud: Urssaf checks intensify Since January, Urssaf has stepped up its checks on companies, tracking down fraudsters and bad payers.
What is the status of the business owner's spouse or partner? Spouses who regularly participate in the company's activities are required to choose one of the following statuses: collaborator, associate or employee.
The main thrusts of the support plan for the self-employed The self-employed, weakened by the health crisis, will benefit from the support measures recently announced by the government.
SMIC to rise by 0.9% on January 1, 2022 As of January 1, 2022, the SMIC (minimum wage) will automatically increase by 0.9%, or 14 euros gross per month, with no government boost.
The budget landing: how to anticipate the 2021 accounting close? Anticipating the 2021 financial year will help you prepare for the year ahead, which promises to be a crucial one for many companies.
Professionals: what is the intra-Community VAT number for? Companies and professionals who do business with other European players need to obtain an intra-Community VAT number. What does it actually do?
The new timetable for the widespread use of electronic invoicing Invoicing: the Order of September 15 introduces a new timetable for the widespread use of electronic invoicing. We take a closer look at this postponement.