UK citizens who own homes in France may have to pay more in tax in that country, under proposals announced on Wednesday 4 July 2012.

Patrick Delas of the French law team commented: "I am surprised that they are applying social charges to non-residents - you cannot be taxed for something you do not receive."

This article features on the BBC News website.

Patrick also comments on The Telegraph website.

Patrick has produced an article to help explain how the series of tax increases affect non-residents owning French property. Click here to view it.

French_tax_grab_could_breach_EU - Telegraph - July_2012.pdf