Create and manage your business in France easily with our services.

Setting up a subsidiary in France

as a foreign company

Every year we assist dozens of companies in all aspects of company formation, overcoming the cultural and language barrier.

All your questions answered

How do you create the company?

How much does it cost?

Which legal structure for the company?

Which transfer pricing policy?

Do I need a legal auditor?

Am I obliged to have an account in France?


Analyse your needs

We can carry out various studies prior to the creation in order to determine the form of company / branch best suited to the needs of your business

Creation of the company

Help with opening a bank account

Capital deposits

Inscription in the Trade and Company Register (RCS) Constitution of the company's articles of association Obtaining a Kbis Domiciliation

Recruitment and employment contracts

Employment contracts transferts

Buyout of a company in France

If you do not need to create a company and your needs are more related to the acquisition, we can also fully assist you in this area.

We are at your disposal to carry out due diligence on all the decisive aspects of the operation: financial, taxe, social, and legal.

In the second phase, we can assist you with all the procedures related to the takeover.

Good to know: Audit and due-diligence services are also possible for any company located in an English or German-speaking country.

After the creation or buyout of the company

Once your business has been set up we can assist you with a range of key areas such as legal and accounting issues throughout the life of your business.



  • Bookkeeping and audit
  • Annual financal statement
  • Application of French standards to foreign accounting ("compliance")
  • Consolidation under French standards or IFRS
  • Management of expense reports
  • Preparation of supplier payments

Tax services

  • Tax follow-up
  • Corporated tax
  • Assistance during tax audits
  • Calculation of deferred taxes
  • Monitoring of tax legislation
  • VAT taxable transactions for foreigners
  • Personnal income tax

Audit & reporting


  • Conception and periodic updates of dashboards. (based on your own template or ours)
  • In French, English, German, in French or foreign standards.


  • Audit of internal control procedures
  • Contractual audit
  • Limited review
  • Statutory / Legal audit
  • Due dilligence

Company life

HR & Social consulting -

Payroll administration

  • Recruitment and employment contracts
  • Leave and absence
  • Employee representation
  • Behavioural rules and sanctions
  • Breach of the employment contract
  • Obtention of coverage certificates for expatriates
  • Social declarations
  • Preparation of payrolls

Legal & Paralegal -

Change in the company

  • Approval of the annual accounts
  • Amendments to the articles of association
  • Mergers, assets contribution, spin-off, etc.
  • Dissolutions
  • Pointment of directors and representatives

our references

UK based investment fund
for some reason, our clients want to remain anonymous and we totally respect that

"Fi.Solutions. carried out an acquisition audit related to an investment by the fund in a French company in the retail fashion trade, including review of accounting, tax and personnel matters. The firm also prepared and presented certain financial forecasts"

our references

Major international industrial group
for some reason, our clients want to remain anonymous and we totally respect that

"Active notably in the automotive equipment sector, with 5,000 employees in France. provided support to the accounting department at the time of a migration to SAP: verification of the compatibility of the various charts of account, adjustment to account balances for transmission from old to new system, preparation of statutory financial statements and reinforcing the accounting teams during the transitional phase."

our references

Italian luxury fashion group
for some reason, our clients want to remain anonymous and we totally respect that

"Subsidiary of an Italian luxury fashion group of international renown with a rapidly-expanding business comprising eight boutiques in France. Fi.Solutions keeps the accounting records, prepares the annual and half-yearly financial statements, prepares all tax returns (annual corporate profits tax, VAT, EU Intrastat returns, business tax, taxes related to retail trade and property taxes), prepares the payroll for over 120 employees and deals with company secretarial matters. The client has on-line access to the accounting software to enable it to extract information for the analysis of operating results. All transactions are recorded by boutique to facilitate the management of the overall group in France."

our references

Non profit association
for some reason, our clients want to remain anonymous and we totally respect that

"Association funded by public donations with some 30 to 50 salaried employees.

Fi.Solutions' assignment includes supervision and review of accounting, preparation of annual financial statements including cashflow statements, annual review of the association's 'not-for-profit' tax status in the light of evolving regulations, and the evaluation of gifts in kind and the contribution of voluntary workers."





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Our Team

Jean-Marc Petit

Associée, expert-comptable

(French equivalent of Certified Public Accountant)

Muriel Le Gal

Associée, expert-comptable

(French equivalent of Certified Public


Jörg Schumacher

Associée, expert-comptable

(French and German equivalent of Certified Public Accountant )

Caroline Galavielle

Manager, expert-comptable

(French equivalent of Certified Public Accountant)

Mayssa Dhaou

Avocat en droit des affaires

(French equivalent of Corporate lawyer)

Vanessa Raindre

Avocat en droit fiscal

(French equivalent of Tax lawyer)

Cécile Beilvaire

Avocat en droit du travail

(French equivalent of Labour lawyer)

frequently asked questions

I already have an enterprise in France but I would like to take one of the services available after the creation of an establishment is it possible?

Indeed, you just have to fill in our form and we will be honoured to help you.

I do not have a permanent establishment in France and my company carries out taxable operations in terms of VAT, can you help me?

Yes of course with pleasure

If you have VAT taxable transactions without a permanent establishment in France, You, therefore, need a representative in France in front of the tax authorities.

We can manage all the necessary re-tax for you.

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