Business In France
Yes, it’s complicated, but people do it.
Yes, it’s possible, but in common with any other step into self-employment or company set up in any country it requires WORK. Stop reading here if that alarms you in any way.
It depends what sort of an income you want/need. You might do well to consider “Micro-enterprise” if your initial expectations are modest; explained here
That’s just a link, I neither support nor endorse it, merely drop it into the ocean.
No good, of course, if you are looking at making a substantial income.
What I do endorse, encourage and emphasise is get yourself a French Accountant
We aren’t looking for riches, just a necessary top up, and Trev has a very viable idea.
He’s bored by the way, three months out of the daily work loop is turning him into a weird version of his dad. I work from my home office in UK, so he is definitely under my feet now.
Much as I love him, if I come downstairs to another episode of Ice Road Truckers, or planes that fell out of the sky for no good reason and don’t constitute entertainment anyway, I may have to kill him.
Oh and here and above are some cracking options for business premises in Le Vrai Sud