Starting a business in France

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Expert answers on starting a business in France:

Business in France

Starting a Business in France

Roche & Cie is a specialist accounting firm that offers you the full accounting, legal and financial advisory services to help you face the particular challenges of starting a business in France.

Starting a business in France is a project that requires a lot of reflection and several administrative formalities. As a foreigner, non-resident or a business leader, you may not be familier with the French business environment, laws and rules. To help you successfully set up and run your business in France, the Cabinet Roche & Cie allows you to be in close proximity to experts who can assist you with legal, accounting and tax advice, payroll, audit and financial services.

Roche & Cie accompanies you in this process, from the strategic reflection to the realization of the project.

The intervention of an accountant is necessary because of his mastery of the legal, fiscal and financial notions in France.

As a manager, you will have to consider the protection of your personal wealth, your social protection, the distribution of management powers, or the tax consequences of such creation.

Roche & Cie accompanies you for the following operations:

First of all, Before the creation: we provide you legal and tax advice on:

  • Financing business creation: advice on financing schemes and modalities (help, crowdfunding …).
  • Establishment of a business plan.
  • The choice of the legal form (EURL, SARL, SAS, SCI, SNC, etc …).
  • Drafting of the statutes.
  • And we also carry out the formalities with the various organizations (Chamber of Commerce, Chamber of Crafts, Registry, INSEE…).

After the creation and during the life of the company, we advocate and carry out:

  • Assistance in the day-to-day management of the company.
  • Advice in strategic decision-making.
  • Various tax returns.
  • Establishment of pay slips and related payroll taxes.

We do more ! we equally prepare:

  • The annual general meeting required to approve the accounts.
  • Various current statutory amendments (increase of capital, transfer of registered office, transfer of shares, etc …).

And this, until the dissolution and liquidation of the company.

You can contact us for any other request regarding the setting up of a business in France. we have many years of experience with foreign investors.


Cabinet Roche & Cie, Chartered Accountant in Lyon, France.
Specialist in Real Estate and Non-Residents’ Taxation.