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WHO WE ARE : A GROUP OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS SPECIALISED IN INTERNATIONAL CLIENTS


You have a project in France, but it’s all a bit much for you. Maybe you don’t even speak French yet…

Don’t worry, help is at hand.

For almost 40 years, our bilingual English- and French-speaking teams have been specialising in international business and accounting issues. They can give you the support you need for every stage of your project.

At Laviale, we rely not only on the specialised skills and the experience of our teams, but also on the strength of our international network, MSI Global Alliance. The Laviale Group provides high-quality accounting, audit and management services at a competitive price.

Our teams of specialists attach the greatest importance to meeting your requirements as rapidly as possible, whether in English or French.

 

Services for individuals

Services for businesses / companies

Tax planning (assistance prior to settling in France, carried out before you arrive in the count Setting up a French business (choice of structure, implications for tax and social security contributions)
Determining your tax residence (a vital phase carried out before calculating your tax) Accounting services (compliance and reporting book-keeping, financial statements, reporting)
Income tax and wealth tax return services Mandatory auditing for French companies
International tax treaty compliance Due diligence
International social security compliance Payroll & HR services
Healthcare cover (and complementary top-up healthcare insurance) Labour law
Assistance with “De Ruyter” claims over social contributions (European legislation) VAT registration and VAT returns
Tax regularisations (assets held abroad and not declared to the French Tax authorities). Transfer pricing issues
Trust returns compliance in France Virtual office services
Assistance with setting up financial and property investments (tax aspects of holding structure: capital gains, inheritance tax, etc.)
Creation and operation of gîtes, bed and breakfast accommodation or furnished rentals (choice of structure and implications for tax and social security contributions, registration formalities)

 

Our chartered accountancy and auditing firm has outstanding and wide-ranging experience in assisting subsidiaries of foreign companies. We also provide a French tax service for expatriates living in France. We handle around 200 tax returns a year for clients receiving income or possessing assets abroad. We apply about twenty Double Tax Agreements (DTAs) signed by France with foreign countries.

Our firm, which was founded in 1976, consists of five partners specialising in best practice in chartered accountancy and auditing, alongside a partner who specialises in social, legal and tax affairs for foreigners, and a forty-strong staff.

Our offices are conveniently located in the Paris region and Le Havre (in Normandy), but we are also in daily contact with more than sixty French towns and cities. We participate actively in the international MSI group (www.msiglobal.org), responding regularly to enquiries and referrals from its members and their clients.

Thanks to our broad field of expertise on issues of international mobility, we can aid you in all your procedures and formalities in France. We are available to be a “one-stop service” for you, providing answers to a whole range of problèmesquestions you may have, primarily through our extensive network of partners (including notaries, lawyers, estate agents and insurers).

We will make sure that your status in France for tax, social security and accounting is secure, and provide you with the support you need to optimise your project.

We can answer your questions and supply you with a personalised quotation. Don’t hesitate to contact Michel Deudon, the partner who heads our international department, on +33 1 7036 9691 or by email: michel.deudon@laviale.com.

Our specialists

Discover the profile of each of our experts ...

Eric MESSINA

Accountant and auditor

Groupe LAVIALE
rue Jean Mermoz
Zac St Guenault
BP 80181
91006 EVRY
  • 33 (0)1 70 36 96 80
  • 33 (0)1 70 36 96 81
  • eric.messina@laviale.com

Michel DEUDON

International tax consultant.

Michel advises foreign investors for their setting-up projects in France and creates companies, subsidiaries, branches in France. His second main occupation and skill is tax advice to individuals. The services provided mainly relate to Income Tax Returns / Wealth Tax Returns, social security coverage of individuals, which includes retirement advice and employees and employers welfare and pension.
Groupe LAVIALE
48, rue Montmartre
BP 76242
(Subway station Les Halles)
PARIS 02
  • 33 (0)1 70 36 96 96
  • 33 (0)1 70 36 96 97
  • michel.deudon@laviale.com

Fabien MESSINA

Accountant, auditor and tax consultant

Fabien Messina has specialized for many years in auditing SMEs and groups listed on Euronext, in accordance with French GAAP and IFRS, which allows him to contribute his expertise in the audit of financial processes, the evaluation of internal control and the control of financial risks. His knowledge and experience in international tax issues is also an essential asset to support and advise our clients in our international service.
Groupe LAVIALE
48, rue Montmartre
BP 76242
(Subway Métro station Les Halles)
PARIS 02
  • 33 ( 0 )1 70 36 96 98
  • 33 ( 0 )1 70 36 96 97
  • fabien.messina@laviale.com

Jean-Pierre MOISSET

Accountant and auditor

Groupe LAVIALE
ZAC de Montvrain 2/4 rue Faraday
91540 MENNECY
  • 33 (0)1 70 36 96 80
  • 33 (0)1 70 36 96 81
  • jean-pierre.moisset@laviale.com

Cécile LAVIALE-ROLLIN

Accountant, auditor and tax consultant

Cécile Laviale-Rollin is the Quality Manager of the LAVIALE Group. Her particular knowledge of the industrial subcontracting and automotive sectors is an essential asset for our Group.
Groupe LAVIALE
1, quai George V
76600 LE HAVRE
  • 33 (0)1 70 36 96 60
  • 33 (0)1 70 36 96 61
  • cecile.laviale@laviale.com

Elodie Crochemore

Accountant, auditor and tax consultant

Elodie is in charge of the renters of furnished properties of our firm. Her knowledge of the personal income tax system is an essential asset in order to advise and support our clients.
Groupe LAVIALE
1, quai George V
76600 LE HAVRE
  • 33 (0)1 70 36 96 71
  • 33 (0)1 70 36 96 61
  • elodie.crochemore@laviale.com

Eric ROLLIN

Accountant, auditor and tax consultant

Eric has graduated in accountancy and is enrolled with the Institute of French Chartered Accountants. He has registered as auditor with the Court of Appeal of Rouen (Normandy). Eric is also a member of the Centre for Young Business leaders and of several committees helping the setting-up of businesses in France.
Groupe LAVIALE
1, quai George V
76600 LE HAVRE
  • 33 (0)1 70 36 96 60
  • 33 (0)1 70 36 96 61
  • eric.rollin@laviale.com

Maud LAVIALE

Manager labour law dpt.

Maud assists many companies in their relations with their employees, advising them on the best way to contract, to implement incentives, and prevent litigation.
Groupe LAVIALE
48, rue Montmartre
BP 76242
(Subway station Les Halles)
PARIS 02
  • 33 ( 0 )1 70 36 96 92
  • 33 ( 0 )1 70 36 96 97
  • maud.laviale@laviale.com

Cédric LODDE

Accountant and auditor

Cédric Lodde is graduated in wealth management. He advises and assists managers in developing and monitoring a patrimonial strategy.
Groupe LAVIALE
1, quai George V
76600 LE HAVRE
  • 33 (0)1 70 36 96 60
  • 33 (0)1 70 36 96 61
  • cedric.lodde@laviale.com

Serge LAVIALE

Accountant, auditor and tax consultant

Serge Laviale was the founder of the LAVIALE group. Serge has been a Judicial Expert with the Paris Court of Appeal and has also cumulated the functions of trainer and principal controller of the Accounting Expertise course. Serge left us brutally on January 17, 2017.
Groupe LAVIALE
10, route du Baillage
76560 ROUEN - BENESVILLE
  • 33 (0)1 70 36 96 50
  • 33 (0)1 70 36 96 51
  • serge.laviale@laviale.com

Francoise LAVIALE

Manager

Groupe LAVIALE
10, route du Baillage
76560 ROUEN - BENESVILLE
  • 33 (0)1 70 36 96 50
  • 33 (0)1 70 36 96 51
  • francoise.laviale@laviale.com

offices


PARIS 02

Groupe LAVIALE

48, rue Montmartre
(subway station Les Halles)
BP 76242
PARIS 02

MENNECY

Groupe LAVIALE

ZAC de Montvrain
2/4 rue Faraday
91540 MENNECY

  • 33 (0)1 70 36 96 80
  • 33 (0)1 70 36 96 81
  • jean-pierre.moisset@laviale.com
  • http://www.laviale.com

LE HAVRE

Groupe LAVIALE

Le Normandie Building
1, quai George V
BP 125
76051 LE HAVRE Cedex

EVRY

Groupe LAVIALE

2 rue Jean Mermoz
Zac St Guenault
BP 80181
91006 EVRY Cedex

Membership

  • SYNERGA,
our French group

    SYNERGA, our French group

    Membership

    SYNERGA, our French group

    SYNERGA is an independent Chartered Accountants and Chartered Auditors network in 80 French cities and having 1000 staff members.

    Our membership in SYNERGA
    – grants you our ability to react to the developments of the Law by using common skills and knowledge,
    – grants you expert advice and a comprehensive service,
    – grants you the benefit from the strength of a nationwide group, member of the MSI international network, to support your French and overseas development.

    http://www.synerga.net
  • Ordre des
Experts-Comptables

    Ordre des Experts-Comptables

    Membership

    Ordre des Experts-Comptables

    Our firm is a member of the French Association of Registered Accountants.

    http://www.experts-comptables.fr
  • MSI Global Alliance,
our international network

    MSI Global Alliance, our international network

    Membership

    MSI Global Alliance, our international network

    With over 250 carefully selected member firms in more than 100 countries worldwide, MSI Global Alliance (MSI) is one of the world’s leading international associations of independent legal and accounting firms.Global legal and accounting advice to support your business
    When you are doing business across borders, you need professional advisors who are not only experts in the laws, tax systems, regulations and customs of your own jurisdiction, but who also have the experience, capabilities and resources to support your business activities in other countries.
    That is where MSI member firms can help. For more than 25 years, our members have been providing high quality cross-border advice.Advisors you can trust
    From setting up overseas subsidiaries to understanding foreign tax regulations, our members can help you overcome the challenges you face, take full advantage of new opportunities and smooth your path to business success, almost anywhere in the world.
    With MSI Global Alliance, you can be assured that wherever you do business, you benefit from high quality, transparent and cost-effective support tailored to the needs of your business.

    A common culture
    MSI member firms are among the leading and most reputable, independent local firms in their marketplaces and focus on serving clients of a similar size and profile.
    They are united by a common desire to provide partner-led, reliable and personal services.

    A commitment to high standards
    To ensure sound advice in every location, every MSI member firm has been through a meticulous selection and due diligence process that requires each firm to meet specific criteria including :
    • A broadly based commercial practice
    • Independently owned and mid-sized in their local jurisdiction
    • The ability to work in English
    • Strong local focus and international experience
    • A diverse and growing client base
    MSI’s Code of Conduct also ensures members and clients can count on member firms for reliable and responsive services wherever in the world they require professional advice.

    A global association
    Although MSI is not a worldwide partnership or network (as defined by the European Union and IFAC), member firms share a commitment to providing a high level of service to clients wherever they are doing business. MSI provides strong independent firms with a framework for assisting clients involved in national and international marketplaces.
    MSI is a non-practising international association and does not deliver services in its own name. Each member firm is a separate, independent firm. No individual member firm is responsible for the services or activities of any other

    http://www.msiglobal.org

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