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French Phrases: Finance

This page gives the French translations of various finance-related words and terms.

Investment and markets

La Bourse-the Stock Exchange
le marché boursier-the stock market
inscrire en Bourse-to list (on the Stock Exchange)
inscrit-listed
l'indice (boursier)-the (stock market) index
l'indice CAC 40-the CAC 40 (French stock market index)
le Dow Jones, l'indice Dow Jones-the Dow Jones
le FTSE 100-the FTSE 100
le NASDAQ, l'indice NASDAQ-the NASDAQ
le taux-the rate
le taux de base (bancaire)-the base rate
le taux de change-the exchange rate
le taux d'intérêt(s)-the interest rate
à taux fixe-fixed-rate
à taux variable-variable-rate
à taux zéro-interest-free, zero-rate
le prix-the price
le prix d'achat-the purchase price
le prix de vente-the selling price
des intérêts-interest
valeurs-stocks (and shares), securities, instruments
un titre-a share/security
une action-a share
une action nominative-a registered share
une action au porteur-a bearer share, bearer instrument
une obligation-a bond
une obligation d'État-a government bond
les fonds d'État-government bonds
une OAT (Obligation Assimilable au Trésor)-a Treasury bond
l'émission-the issue
l'échéance-the term (of a bond)
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Taxes

Firstly, there are two words for tax in French. In principle, the word impôt indicates a direct tax on revenue; taxe indicates an indirect tax on purchases or duty on imports. In practice, the terms are sometimes interchanged. Here, then, are various words and phrases relating to tax in French:

un impót-a (direct) tax
une taxe (sur...)-a tax, duty (on...)
les impóts-taxes, taxation
imposable-taxable
l'impôt sur le revenu (IR), l'Impôt sur le Revenu des Personnes Physiques (IRPP)-Income Tax
les impôts locaux-local taxes, =council tax (UK)
l'impôt sur les plus-values-capital gains tax
avant impôt-pre-tax
la taxe sur la valeur ajoutée, TVA-value-added tax, VAT
la taxe foncière-housing tax, =council tax (UK), paid by homeowner
la taxe d'habitation-housing tax, =council tax (UK), paid by tenant
HT (hors taxes)-ex tax, =ex VAT
TTC (toutes taxes comprises)-inc taxes, =inc VAT
la déclaration de(s) revenus-tax return, income declaration
le prélèvement à la source-deduction at source
le déclarant-the person declaring
les contribuables-taxpayers
fiscal-fiscal, tax...
l'année fiscale-the tax year
un contrôle fiscal-a tax inspection
l'exonération-exemption
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