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  • Invest in France
    Our firm offers all the services necessary for your installation in France. Our experts, bilingual, know perfectly the peculiarities of foreign companies and will advise you to adapt in France.

    Welcome to France

    In the framework of our partnership with the FBCCI, we can assist you in providing the services related to Business structuring, taxation, recruitment, labour law and cross boarder litigation.
    Magellan can also assist you more particularly on all accounting related services.
    On account of its numerous foreign clients, Magellan has developed an important knowledge of the interests in the areas of accounting, tax, law or finance in respect of installations in France of foreign companies.
    Our offer in terms of Accounting, Advice or Audit, has been developed around concrete cases linked to the problems of clients and our expertise and know – how will be there equally for you and accompany you for all your needs.
    There are different stages for your installation in France and our offer of services is adapted to all these stages:

    Installation / start-up of the activity:

    • Information for the client: via the distribution of a specific document dealing with a sector of activity, country from which you are coming from, links, etc. Our objective is to inform you of the risks, advise you on all the applicable legal aspects in France, all in your mother tongue
    • Establish legal and administrative formalities
    • Administrative externalisation; – with the first contracts (ex: lease, EDF – electricity, telephone, etc. )
    • “Social”  externalisation: all aspects of the physical person to put in place
    • Preparation of contracts for persons to deal with tax affairs

    Consolidation / Development:

    • Bookkeeping (French or International Gaap)
    • Tax returns
    • Financial year closing and filing annual accounts
    • Put in place financial indicators
    • Advice / Optimisation
    • Tax: personal and of your staff
    • Treasury/Financial requirements
    • Patrimonial
    • Organisational

    Internal / External growth:

    • Sectorial analysis
    • Preparation of forecast budgets/business plans
    • Assistance in the search for loans/grants and subsidies

    Your obligations in France

    Our firm offers to fulfill for you all legal obligations during your installation and during the deployment of your activity in France:
    • Setup of your accounting organisation, writing up your accounting procedures and schemes
    • Filling your obligations in France: your accounting, your taxation, your payroll, your administrative work (management of your invoicing, domiciliation…)
    • Preparation of your annual accounts and reports, tax returns…

    Our “full service” offer

    Our firm offers a complete service, as part of a “full service” mission, ranging from administrative assistance to secondment of staff or any other field outside your core business.

    If you want to focus on your own business instead of wasting time on administrative things, you can ask for help to a specialized support service and an expert will manage this for you.

    You can call “Magellan” for the following services for foreign companies:
    • Accompaniment to the realization of business in France: put in relation with lawyers, investment funds, headhunters, software suppliers, real estate agencies;
    • Translation services;
    • Domiciliation services;
    • Secretarial work;
    • Permanence (reception) telephone;
    • Rental of offices, reception rooms;
    • Commercial management (invoicing, recovery)
    • Formalities specific to non-EU leaders;
    • Representation of foreign firm in social matters;
    • Search for expatriate facilities for everyday life (schools, nurseries …)
    • Organization of events on the French territory;
    • Detachment of personnel

    Our goal:

    To be your single point of contact for all the services you will need in France. Our offer is flexible, flexible, and scalable. Our profession guarantees you a high level of quality and confidentiality. By entrusting us with all these services, you save time and money.