Relying on a visitor visa in order to freelance or work remotely in France is a bad idea. The reasons why that’s a really bad idea may surprise you.
A lot of my clients ask me – well, if I’m a freelancer but all of my clients are in the US, can’t I just get a visitor visa and declare all of my income on my US taxes? Or what if I’m working for a US company but I can work remotely? Can’t I do my job from France?
Technologically, yes. Legally and fiscally, no. Watch this video to find out why those are bad options – and what you should do instead.