As explained in AngloINFO's INFOrmation Page on Starting a Business in France, any for-profit activity in France - regardless of the amount of revenue generated - requires a legal structure, with the business either:
January 2009 saw the introduction of a new statut, known as the auto-entrepreneur, which simplifies the process of registering and running the smallest sole-trader businesses.
This applies to those who wish to run a business under the Micro-BIC or Micro-BNC tax régimes, where annual turnover (2012) is less than:
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AngloINFO Franchising: Be your own boss - where you want to be!
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Now in its twelfth year of business, AngloINFO is the world's leading network of expat information websites - with over three million monthly visitors from around the world.
We have an established network of 81 local websites in 37 countries with many more in development.
Our 54 local franchisees are the key to our success and come from a huge range of backgrounds, ages and nationalities. The common factor is a passion for success.