If you ever had the feeling that you have spent half your working life just paying tax, you are not far wrong, what with income tax, national insurance/social security, capital gains tax, VAT, council tax, excise duties …

At the time of writing (November 2018) Britain is still part of the EU, and UK citizens are NOT required to have a Carte de Séjour. However, many ex pats living in France are taking the safe option and applying for the Carte de Séjour now.

Let’s face it, if there is one subject that causes everyone to roll their eyes and cringe, it’s the word ‘tax’. But the main frustration (apart from paying it of course) is understanding it. When do we need to pay it? What’s it used for? How much will it cost?

Following the outreach meeting in September, Robin Walker MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, sends this letter to Ed Llewelyn, British Ambassador to France.

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