What we do
Customs & Tax
Yacht importation in the EU Vessel exportation and VAT recovery
Special authorizations from customs
Payment of VAT and custom duties
Yacht audit & litigation prevention
Risk assessment audit of yacht’s status
Preventing and anticipating any customs and tax requirements that might arise
Regular checks and bespoke follow-up on new regulations in the EU
Other yachting regulations
Crew insurance and social security regulation
Sail administration assistance
WE ASSIST YACHTS COMING FROM
ALL AROUND THE WORLD IN THE EU WATERS
WE HAVE A NETWORK OF CUSTOMS & TAX PARTNERS
IN THE STRATEGIC PORTS IN THE MED
WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT?
We are appointed custom agent certified as Authorized Economic Operator (AEO).
YMCA provides fiscal consultancy services in the EU.
We assist all yachting professionals with complex processes involving yachting customs & tax formalities, litigations and social requirements in EU waters.
WHY WORK WITH US?
Thanks to our network of maritime professionals, partners and specialist lawyers, we help yachts and related parties to conform to European and notably French regulations.
Our unique expertise allows us to provide bespoke solutions adapted to each yacht with consideration of European and French regulations in the yachting sector.
Our final objective is to ensure that yachting remains a pleasure.Find out more
Clarifications regarding the date of entry into force of the provisions repealing the VAT lump-sum reduction for charters starting from France
There has been a clarification (rescript from 4th December 2020 ...read more
Yachts are not pleasure vessels according to French maritime regulations
French decree (issued by the Préfecture Maritime de la Méditerranée) from November 2nd 2020 prohibits most ...read more
Events to come
We encountered some challenges with an American built boat. The owner asked us to carry out the importation in France using the French commercial exemption procedure. However, in the meantime, the European Union issued a regulation imposing a 25% customs duty applicable to American builds. The French customs wouldn’t accept the importation of the vessel unless the owning company paid the duties which amounted to more than one million euros.