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  • Discover the 70 winners of the French Tech Ticket Season 2

    Published on 14 March 2017

    Attentive readers may remember that France’s President, François Hollande, hosted a reception at the Élysée Palace in March 2016 for the 50 winners of the first season of the Paris French Tech Ticket program. Applications closed last September for an even bigger second French Tech Ticket season, which will this time host 70 startups in partner incubators throughout France.

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  • New welcometofrance.com website launched

    Published on 03 March 2017

    The French Minister for the Economy and Finance, Michel Sapin, made a special visit to Business France’s headquarters on February 23 to mark the launch of the new “Welcome to France” website, which provides essential information for foreign nationals and their families relocating to France.

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  • A special tax system for expatriates

    Published on 21 February 2017

    With a view to improving France’s attractiveness as a business location and encouraging foreign talent to come to the country, the 2017 French Government Budget Act increased the term of the special tax system for expatriates from five to eight years.

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  • France attracts foreign talent

    Published on 20 February 2017

    The twin aims of the Right of Foreign Nationals Act of March 7, 2016, together with secondary legislation (implementing decrees) passed on November 1, 2016, are to underpin the path to citizenship for foreign nationals and to contribute to France’s attractiveness as a business location. We provide a rundown of this innovative reform and everything it has to offer.

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