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Tax treaties and related documents between the UK and France.

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Synthesised text of the Multilateral Instrument and the 2008 France-UK Double Taxation Convention – in force

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2008 France and UK Double Taxation Convention - in force

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Synthesised text of the Multilateral Instrument and the 2008 France-UK Double Taxation Convention - in force

The 2008 France-UK Double Taxation Convention has been modified by the Multilateral Instrument (MLI).

The modifications made by the MLI are effective in respect of the 2008 France-UK Double Taxation Convention for:

  • taxes withheld at source on amounts paid or credited to non-residents, from 1 January 2019
  • Corporation Tax, from 1 April 2020
  • Income Tax and Capital Gains Tax, from 6 April 2020
  • all other taxes levied by France, for taxable periods beginning on or after 1 July 2019

The Double Taxation Convention entered into force on 18 December 2009

The convention is effective in France from 1 January 2010 and in the UK from:

  • 1 April 2010 for Corporation Tax
  • 6 April 2010 for Income Tax and Capital Gains Tax
Published 7 January 2010
Last updated 20 May 2019 + show all updates
  1. Synthesised text of the Multilateral Instrument and the 2008 France-UK Double Taxation Convention - in force has been added.
  2. First published.