January 1st

January 1st - As with every first of the month changes will be introduced in France. From January 1st there will be a drop in revenue tax for some 17 million households, the end of housing tax by 2023 which will see 80% households completely exempt in 2020, there will be a slight increase in the minimum wage and a tax advantage for child minders and housekeepers.

Also single use plastic will be banned from January for tableware and toiletries. The food additive E171 will be banned from food and polluting vehicles will be taxed.

Finally new audiovisual regulations will see shorter adverts on French television but more of them and the price of tobacco will increase with an aim to reach 10 euros for a packet of cigarettes by November 2020.  

 

Last local news

Evening Update Tuesday 28 January 2020

Our region is preparing for disruption to public transport tomorrow because of industrial action against pension reforms... Evening Update Tuesday 28 January 2020 Read More

28/01/2020

Monaco scam warning.

Police in Monaco are warning residents of a phone scam that’s been taking in quite a few people over the past month.... Monaco scam warning. Read More

28/01/2020

French and Riviera News.Tuesday January 28th 2020

More strikes-Further public strike action is taking place in Nice tomorrow as trade unions continue to protest over the government’s proposed pension ... French and Riviera News.Tuesday January 28th 2020 Read More

28/01/2020

Evening Update Monday 27 January 2020

Public transport is set to be badly disrupted again this Wednesday because of industrial action against pension reforms... Evening Update Monday 27 January 2020 Read More

27/01/2020

French and Riviera News.Monday January 27th 2020

Coronavirus-The Mayor of Nice ,Christian Estrosi has written to the French Health Minister to ask what measures are being taken to protect the populat... French and Riviera News.Monday January 27th 2020 Read More

27/01/2020