Learn to look for contrarian investment opportunities

Learn to look for contrarian investment opportunities

(Photo: Pawel Janiak for Unsplash) Providers of telecommunication services Daniel Ouellet, portfolio manager and senior asset manager, Ouellet Bolduc Group, Desjardins Securities Daniel Ouellet, portfolio manager and senior asset manager at Ouellet Bolduc Group, Desjardins Securities, says he is looking closely at the securities of telecommunications service providers in North America. “An industry approach can…

If you want to invest against the current, arm yourself with patience and discipline

If you want to invest against the current, arm yourself with patience and discipline

(Photo by Christopher Burns for Unsplash) All investors dream of being able to buy stock market securities at their lowest levels and sell them when they reach all-time highs. In reality, few people can adopt this contrarian mindset, which nevertheless has a place in investments, according to portfolio managers. “You can’t generate good long-term returns…

Despite the reforms, France is still a tax champion

Despite the reforms, France is still a tax champion

Author: Anne de Guigné Published on 14.11.2023 at 5:47 p.m, Update yesterday at 07:34 French levies represent almost half of its gross domestic product (GDP), exactly 48% according to Eurostat. 258744661/HJBC – stock.adobe.com DECRYPT – In particular, production taxes remain twice as high as the eurozone average. Abolition of ISF and housing tax, reform of…

Landlord Owner: renovate your property while reducing taxes

Landlord Owner: renovate your property while reducing taxes

Author: Nathalie Cheysson Kaplan Published on 13/11/2023 at 08:00, Update on 13/11/2023 at 10:22 The deficit of land as a share of total income only allows for a reduction of the income tax base, but not the tax base subject to social security contributions. Getty Images/iStockphoto DECRYPT – In the context of a rental investment,…

Taxation: investment in real estate that escapes MFIs

Taxation: investment in real estate that escapes MFIs

Author: Nathalie Cheysson Kaplan Published on 09.11.2023 at 2:00 p.m, Update on 9/11/2023 at 2:27 p.m Buying a property freehold can also be an interesting strategy to anticipate the transfer of your real estate by reducing the gift tax. elxeneize / stock.adobe.com OUR ADVICE – If you want to continue investing in real estate while…

Focus on forests and farmland to reduce property tax

Focus on forests and farmland to reduce property tax

Forests, woodlands, meadows or land for agricultural use are generally exchanged between professional operators. michel / stock.adobe.com OUR ADVICE – There are solutions to investing in real estate without increasing the wealth tax burden too much. In particular, you can opt for the rural sector and take advantage of the 75% exemption. Buying a forest,…

Budget 2024: these frictions that saw the government backtrack on taxes

Budget 2024: these frictions that saw the government backtrack on taxes

Author: Julie Ruiz Published on 19/10/2023 at 18:37, Update on 19.10.2023 at 19:37 The expansion and extension of the zero-rate loan (PTZ), which was supposed to be canceled from January 1, represents a victory for the construction sector. Tiberius Gracchus – stock.adobe.com DECRYPT – Fuel, housing, niches… On several issues, the executive has corrected its…

The conundrum of introducing a 15% minimum tax in French companies

The conundrum of introducing a 15% minimum tax in French companies

Author: Julie Ruiz Published on 11/10/2023 at 7:34 p.m, Update on 12/10/2023 at 10:04 This transposition of the European directive promises to be a nightmare for tax specialists. Ratirath – stock.adobe.com DECRYPTION – According to Berca, more than 570 companies could potentially be covered by this new measure At 406 pages, the Finance Bill 2024…