Experts’ Contributions

In this Section, Soulier Avocats is pleased to publish contributions and insights from legal professionals, most of whom from leading foreign law firms with which we regularly work on transnational cases and transactions.

In a context of globalization and permanent changes, these contributions open windows on the world and, through a legal analytical prism, help us better understand the tremendous structural, institutional and business shifts affecting our present-day societies.

These articles also provide valuable information to businesses wishing to expand or consolidate their operations internationally.

Recent experts' contributions

April 2020

COVID-19 – Opportunities to improve cash flow: Deferral of payment of direct taxes and flexibility in the computation of VAT

Where do we stand on April 8, 2020?

Measures related to COVID-19 are increasing. In this context, it is obvious that the application of the tax rule is becoming more complex.

In this respect, two themes in particular deserve attention because they offer opportunities to improve cash flow for companies: the deferral of the payment of direct taxes due in April and the measures to ease the computation of VAT due during the containment period.

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April 2020

COVID-19 – Exceptional business support measures and payment facilities

The customs administration provides for exceptional business support measures – payment facilities to help economic operators through the health crisis: a broad scope and a remarkable action plan.

These measures have a very broad scope of application.

On the other hand, in order to benefit from these measures, operators must meet certain formal and substantive conditions.

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April 2020

COVID-19 – Tax debt payment facilities: For whom and what procedures?

While the Government announcements, legislation and other regulatory publications in response to the Covid-19 outbreak are proliferating, the actual applicable law and its clarity for taxpayers is suffering. On March 31, 2020, Gérald Darmanin, Minister of Action and Public Accounts, announced a deferral of the 2020 income tax reporting campaign.

In this context, this contribution provides an update on payment facilities and other existing tax measures to relieve taxpayers in these troubled times.

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