The changes will have implications for those living in the UK and who have a property in France that they let to holidaymakers and run as a business, as owners will enjoy some tax advantages.
But they will have to be quick as the benefits will only be available for a short period of time because Furnished Holiday Lettings benefits will be repealed from April 2010.
Chartered Accountant Mark Simpson has taken a look at the changes and how they impact those with properties in France with a specially written piece, furnished holiday lettings - the French angle.
Also see the full technical note from HM Revenue & Customs titled, Furnished Holiday Lettings in the European Economic Area (.pdf).
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