Investing in housing: beware of overly tempting promises

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Investments in nursing homes, student accommodation, holiday residences… all offered very attractive tax benefits thanks to the Censi-Bouvard system, widely promoted by distributors of this type of scheme. Unfortunately, there was sometimes little discussion of the financial risks involved. Several professional footballers have paid for it. ” About fifteen years ago, the UNFP, through its … Read more

When a “dummy” civil partnership allows you to avoid inheritance tax

When a "dummy" civil partnership allows you to avoid inheritance tax

LThe tax administration must act within specific periods when it “takes back” a declaration that contains errors or omissions to correct them: six years, when it must carry out cross-checks to understand the taxpayer’s situation; three years, only if it has the necessary requirements immediately (Articles L. 186 and L. 180 of the Tax Code … Read more

Paris Stock Exchange sees worst weekly report since March 2022, political uncertainty keeps markets tense

Paris Stock Exchange sees worst weekly report since March 2022, political uncertainty keeps markets tense

Inside the Euronext building, in La Défense, near Paris, on May 10, 2024. DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP “It’s starting to weigh heavily. » An observation by Alexandre Baradez, market analyst at broker IG, sums up well the week ending in financial markets upset by the dissolution of the National Assembly and the risks it poses to French … Read more

Art Basel escapes turbulence

Art Basel escapes turbulence

“Banc-salon” (1970), Jean Dubuffet presented at the US gallery Pace, at Art Basel (Switzerland), June 11, 2024. Courtesy of ART BASEL The rise of the extreme right in the European elections, the stalemate war in Gaza, the warning signs of a financial shock in the United States seemed to get through the small art world. … Read more