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France

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Overview

Currency

€ The Euro

WORKING HOURS

35 hours / week

PUBLIC/BANK HOLIDAYS

11 days per year

CAPITAL

Paris

LANGUAGE

French

REMOTE WORKERS

4,766,000 

MINIMUM MONTHLY SALARY

€1,554.58 based on 35 hour week

TAX YEAR

1st Jan - 31st Dec

DATE FORMAT

DD / MM / YYYY

MISCLASSIFICATION PENALTIES

Fine of up to €45,000 for the company’s legal representative and a fine of up to €225,000 for the company as a legal entity for employee misclassification.

FUN FACT

France provides the second highest level of employment benefits in the world.