Micro Entrepreneur Introduction

  • Make a Decision

    Understand who the Micro Entrepreneur is for, how it works, its advantages & drawbacks - before you decide to register.

  • Understands taxes

    Get an explanation of how social charges and income tax work. Know how much taxes you will pay. Ensure it's a good fi for you.

  • Jargon free

    Explained in plain English, jargon-free and with clear examples. Get all the information you need to make a decision.

Course curriculum

    1. A message from your instructor

    2. How to use this course

    1. What is the Micro Entrepreneur

    2. Who is the Micro Entrepreneur for

    3. How does the Micro Entrepreneur work

    4. Advantages & Drawbacks

    1. Social Charges

    2. Income tax

    3. VAT / TVA & other tiny taxes

    1. Making a decision & registration

    1. Micro Entrepreneur Factsheet

About this course

  • €47,00
  • 11 lessons
  • 2 hours of video content

This course is for you

The Micro Entrepreneur (auto entrepreneur) overview is a perfect fit for you if you tick any of these boxes.

  • You want to freelance in France and wonder what is the easiest option.

  • You want an all-in-one clear overview of the micro entrepreneur.

  • You want to make a decision quickly based on your situation.

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  • Is it the same as the auto entrepreneur?

    Yes. The auto entrepreneur and micro entrepreneur are the same thing and it is fully covered here.

  • Does it cover which visa or carte de sejour are required?

    Yes. The micro entrepreneur overview covers specific requirements for British citizen and non-European citizen wanting to create a business in France.

  • I'm employed and want a side activity , will it work for me?

    The micro entrepreneur or auto entrepreneur works for a freelancer, small business, as well as for students, employees or someone retired looking for some top-up income.

  • I'm moving to France next year, can I take the course now?

    It's always good to plan ahead! The micro entrepreneur overview also explains how the French system works, which helps you get into the French business culture.

  • How much does the course cost?

    The Micro Entrepreneur overview or mini course costs 35€ for an unlimited access.

  • Is the access to the Micro Entrepreneur mini course limited in time?

    No. You have an unlimited access to the micro entrepreneur mini course. And I bet that you will log back in next May to watch the income tax video again 😉 .

  • Will I get some resources in English?

    Absolutely. All slides are available in a light PDF format for you to download.

  • Can I ask some questions once enrolled?

    Yes. Each section includes a discussion board where you can ask your questions. Valerie will come back to you within 24 to 48 hours.

About this instructor

Valerie Aston

Valerie is a business advisor specialised in small businesses in France. She worked as a business advisor to French entrepreneurs for 10 years, helping them work on their business and financial plans to secure bank loans and successfully launch their businesses. Since 2009, Valerie has been helping English speakers create and develop their business In France, so they could concentrate on running their activity and enjoy their new French lifestyle.