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You have a company or subsidiary company in France or you consider creating one, and are looking for support to assist you in establishing, operating and developing your activities in France.

As a CPA accountancy, audit and consulting firm based in Paris, we can help and advise you with all your needs with French standards in multidisciplinary fields : services in legal, accounting, tax, social, reporting, auditing, consulting, IT/SAP, both French Gaap and IFRS, etc.

Establishing your company in France

As a CPA firm registered with the French Institute of Chartered Accountants and experienced in helping international customers, we can help you establish your company in France in accordance with the French regulations with some or all of the following services (non-exhaustive list).
  • 1. Company registration

    Choosing the right company legal form, drafting your bylaws and help conducting your registration formalities with the registry of the Commercial Court from the place of your incorporation.

  • 2. French tax options and customs procedures

    Choosing the right tax options in terms of income or profit taxation and VAT as well as complying with the French customs procedures regarding your import and/or export transactions.

  • 3. Hiring employees and registration with French social bodies

    The specifics of the French labor law must be taken into account prior to hiring your first employees : determination of your collective agreement, defining your work contracts, identifying and registering your company with the social bodies : basic national insurance, complementary retirement, health, etc.

  • 4. Assistance with annual budget and monthly reporting definition

    Building your annual budget including most of the French tax, social and legal specific regulations ; your budget can then serve as a basis for comparison with your monthly or quarterly reporting : P&L, balance sheet, cashflow, etc.

  • 5. Accounting setup and chart of accounts bridge construction

    The accounting bookings must be compliant with the French Tax Administration expectations (FEC file) : we can book transactions on our internal software or directly on your ERP (SAP, etc.) ; in both cases, we can help you build a custom chart of accounts as well as a bridge between our two systems.

Operating and developing your activities in France

Once your business has started and is operating, we can provide you with the following services in order to assist you in your development in France along your expectations in terms of information required and Group deadlines (non-exhaustive list) :
  • 1. Monthly accounting and intercompany reconciliation

    Bookings of all transactions : banks, sales, purchases, payroll, assets, accruals, etc. – as well as intercompany reconciliation. Bookings can include analytics if any : per sales channel or business line, etc.

  • 2. Tax and customs declarations

    VAT, DEB, DES, CVAE, CFE, income tax and other monthly, quarterly or yearly tax preparation, declaration, control, payment and managing the relationship with French tax and customs Administrations for ordinary business (declarations, payments, etc.).

  • 3. Payroll and social declarations

    Monthly payslips preparation based on your instructions (sick leave, holidays taken, bonus, etc.) and monthly DSN declarations and payments to the social bodies, as well as managing the relationship with French social bodies for ordinary business (declarations, payments, etc.).

  • 4. Reporting preparation along Group expectations

    Based on the accounting situation in French Gaap, producing the reporting files expected per the Group’s expectations over the period covered (P&L, BS, CF, etc.) – in French Gaap or IFRS – with comments on variations vs. budget for example.

  • 5. Answering the local and/or the Group auditor's questions

    In case of an audit of the French accounts, either by a statutory auditor in France or from the Group auditors, answering the questions on the detailed transactions occurred, their accounting in French Gaap or IFRS impact on the reportings produced, etc.

  • 6. Annual general meeting minutes preparation and other legal services

    In case we have an accounting or tax engagement with your company, we can help you with legal services as well : annual general meeting preparation and declaration to the registry of the commercial court, changes in the by-laws (legal form, legal representants of the company, its address…), etc.

  • 7. Other services

    Assistance in case of a tax or social control by the Administration, due diligence in case of a transaction, statutory or contractual audit of your accounts in case we do not help you produce them, etc.

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