Cost of French Real Estate Purchase Going Up French Value Added Tax Increase January 1st 2014

When you buy a French real estate property you pay Notary fees. As with many sales of services in France the service rendered by a notary has tax applied to it. The current Value Added Tax called the TVA in France is 19.6 percent.

As of January 1st 2014 the French government has increased this tax to 20 percent.

This means that your purchase of French real estate will go up by this percentage amount as applied to the notary fees.

If you would like to speak to an English speaking French notary to find the increase cost on a real estate transaction you are considering please contact us and we will help you locate an English speaking French notary.

For the official announcement in French on the French Government site click here