Practical information

Conducting business in France can prove to be quite a challenge. The links below will get you started with some practical tips & tools for administrative topics. Would you like customized advice for your company? Then discover the insights of our experts or contact our specialists immediately

ALL ABOUT FRENCH VAT NUMBERS AND FRENCH BUSINESS INFORMATION

Societe.com
Privately run site with a vast amount of information concerning French companies.
Among other things, to look up and check a French VAT number.

Pappers
Website to search and verify French business information free of charge, including the French VAT number, siret-number and siren-number.

Europese Commissie - Validation VAT-number
Site for VAT-validation. Discover here if a VAT-number is valid.

www.ebsoft.org SIREN SIRET TVA
Website to prepare a French VAT number based on the SIREN number.

Infogreffe
The official site of the French chamber of commerce. Among other things, this site is useful for looking up corporate information.

Other useful sites

SEED databank
Site for European excise tax numbers validation.

VAT forum
Privately run site containing detailed information on tax legislation in France.

Legifrance
This French government website contains all French legislation. The site is primarily in French, but large parts can also be consulted in English and German.

Impots
The official site of the French tax department. In French only.

Experts-Comptables
Site of the French Order of Accountants. In French only.