A step-by-step guide for self-employed or freelance workers in France. Get your micro-entrepreneur status, SIRET number, and learn how to invoice companies and declare your taxes.
working in France / travail
Moving to another country for love is romantic, adventurous and very, very hard. As the spouse of a local, you do have a leg up in many ways. But you still have to adjust to a foreign land, create a new life and integrate into a different society.
With the world increasingly globalized, more companies in France are opening up to people without excellent French language skills. Some multi-national companies work primarily in English in order to compete, while certain industries cater specifically to Anglophones.
As I learned, bouncing into your new job with your American working style and enthusiasm probably isn’t the best way to proceed. But good news, some of the differences are wonderful!