Authorities ease administrative rule for French companies hosting ICTs

26 Jun 17

FRANCE

IMPACT – MEDIUM

What is the change? Authorities have confirmed that they will waive a requirement that French host companies submit annual intracompany transfer (ICT) declarations for ICT workers who remain in France for more than a year.

What does the change mean? Companies will no longer be required to submit annual declarations confirming the remuneration paid to the employee over the previous year.

  • Implementation time frame: Immediate and ongoing.
  • Visas/permits affected: ICT permits.
  • Who is affected: French companies hosting ICTs for more than a year.
  • Business impact: The change will ease administrative requirements for French companies hosting ICT workers for more than a year.

Background: The change was included as part of a broad overhaul of France’s ICT programs in October 2016, but authorities have only recently confirmed that the rule will be waived in practice.

BAL Analysis: The change relieves French hosting companies of an administrative requirement for employees seconded to France under the ICT scheme for more than a year.

This alert has been provided by the BAL Global Practice group and our network provider located in France. For additional information, please contact your BAL attorney.

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