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France is increasing taxes on capital gains

The first of February marks another harsh date for French real estate owners. From this day there are new taxation rules on capital gains realized with the sale of a second home or a land. While previously the capital gains were exonerated if the real estate is owned since more than 15 years, now this delay has been increased to 30 years. The tax on capital gains thus reaches 19% if the property is sold during the five first years after acquisition and the rate is progressively decreasing the following 25 years. One has to add to those taxes the social contributions.

According to the recent announcements made by Nicolas Sarkozy, they are about to reach 15.5%. The total tax on capital gains from real estate can thus go up to 34.5%.

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