Six new US bills that could affect Americans in France

Six new US bills that could affect Americans in France

Foreigners are often affected by local laws intended to address other issues; That’s a side effect that the next six bills could help alleviate. The Association of Americans Resident Abroad (AARO), a nonpartisan organization headquartered in Paris, calls these ‘Highest Bills‘ For the 118th Congress of the United States of America. AARO President Doris Speer … Read more

‘People feed their pets before themselves,’ says French animal charity

'People feed their pets before themselves,' says French animal charity

The founders of an association that offers animal feed to low-income pet owners are aiming to create a national federation of community outlets. Secretary and volunteer Charlotte Dufour said: “We are currently looking after 190 members with between 450 and 500 animals.” People feed their pets before themselves Cantine des Patounes was founded last year … Read more

What is France’s inheritance certificate and when do I need it?

What is France's inheritance certificate and when do I need it?

In France, when a person dies, inheritance rules determine what happens to that person’s estate. HAVE inheritance certificateA certificate of inheritance, or certificate of inheritance, can be used to help heirs prove their relationship to the deceased and to enable them to undertake a number of tasks related to the inheritance process. This certificate is … Read more

France’s ‘Christmas bonus’: Who is eligible and how does it work?

France's 'Christmas bonus': Who is eligible and how does it work?

Two million people will be given Christmas ‘bonuses’ in France Christmas bonusIt is a payment made every year since 1998. Here’s how to find out if you’re eligible and how it works. As it is known, ‘Christmas bonus’ is officially called ‘Christmas bonus’.extraordinary year-end bonus‘ (one-off year-end bonus). The minimum amount changes every year and … Read more