Autoentrepreneur Scheme

Some misconceptions

French autoentrepreneur scheme

Many people think that the auto-entrepreneur scheme will suit them because they can register themselves on the internet and they don’t have to pay if they don’t earn anything.

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However, this régime was thought up mainly to help those people already employed to start up a second occupation without causing themselves a huge amount of paperwork. It was never intended to be an easy answer to issues of unemployment nor a backdoor into the French welfare and healthcare systems.

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Consequently it may not be appropriate for you to register yourself under this scheme and you may land yourself with unforeseen and expensive problems.

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What are your aims in registering a business? Do you need healthcare and a right to stay in France? Do you need an income? Do you need post-brevet education for your kids?

Consider this…