Change of plan

The first step to finding balance in your life is to stop allowing the hours of your day to be filled by default with “busy-ness” that you don’t control. Decide what is important to you and spend your time accordingly.

There and back again, a yo-yo tale

January 1, 2018 marked the death of the social system of the self-employed, the so-called RSI. Often decried by policyholders, the RSI was indeed replaced by the SSI, the latter being then integrated into the general Social Security scheme. Creating a common social protection service for all workers came with the promise to improve the quality of services and simplify administrative procedures…

Happy 2021!

Wishing you all a very happy, and what is more, safe new year!

Happy Holidays…

Merry Christmas & Stay Safe!

Other obligations

One of the benefits of the micro-entrepreneur status is an exemption from the panoply of accounting regulations and processes that govern the operation of those who use the standard régime of taxation. Exemption?

More taxes

Even if you work from home, the Tax Office will ask you to specify the area occupied for the purpose of your business. No matter how small this area is, taxes still have to be paid!

Social security contributions

In the meantime, your company is declared to the tax services as well as to the compulsory social protection schemes (RSI, URSSAF, etc.). This declaration is the starting point for social, fiscal and accounting obligations.

Newspaper publishing, really?

Following the declaration of your activity, the INSEE assigns you an identification number for your business and a code qualifying your activity…

Becoming a micro-entrepreneur

The tax penalties provided for in the event of error or omission in income tax returns are defined by articles 1727 to 1731 of the French General Tax Code. Something better avoided!

I cried

To avoid exacerbating my wife’s sorrow, I wanted to be strong, or at least to give that impression. However, I could not hide my misery. I could not contain such an overpowering sadness; leaving them was unbearable. I cried too…